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All, How to guides 30 Jan 2023

How to connect Binance USD-M Futures to Alpha Impact?

You’re probably wondering what is Binance Futures and how can this help you to earn on Alpha Impact. You’ve arrived at the right place!

USDS-Margined Futures contracts on Binance Futures are not inverse contracts, but rather linear futures products quoted and settled in BUSD or USDT — stablecoins pegged to the value of the US dollar. Binance USD-M Futures is a popular trading feature that allows traders to trade and track their futures positions in real time. In futures trading, you can participate in market movements and make a profit by going long or short on a futures contract.

In this article, we will walk you through the process of connecting your Binance USD-M Futures account to the Alpha Impact Platform, so you can keep track of not only your trades, but also the trades of the traders you have subscribed to, and make informed decisions.

Step 1: Sign up or Log in to your Alpha Impact Account

Sign up on Alpha Impact.

The first step to connecting your Binance USD-M Futures account to Alpha Impact is to sign up on Alpha Impact. Once you’re on the home feed, You will need to click on “Linked Portfolios” which is on the left menu.

Step 2: Link a Portfolio

Click on the green “+” icon.

Step 3: Choose “Binance” as the exchange

*Keep in mind that Alpha Impact currently only tracks Binance USD-M Futures positions. Kucoin Futures tracking will be coming soon.

Choose Binance as the exchange on Alpha Impact Platform

Step 4: Select “SPOT” and “USD-M”.

To enable Alpha Impact to track your spot and future portfolio, you will need to select the SPOT” and “USD-M”.

*Please ensure you have a Binance Futures Account before clicking on “USD-M” and going to step 10. If you do not have a Binance Futures Account, continue to the next step.

Select “SPOT” and “USD-M” on Alpha Impact Platform.
Make sure you already open Binance Future when you select USD-M.

Step 5: Open Another Tab and Go to Binance

For users who do not have a Binance account yet, you can do so by following this article process.

For users who already have a Binance account but have yet to open a Futures account, log in to Binance and click on “Derivatives” > “Binance Futures Overview”.

Click on “Derivatives” and Select “Binance Futures Overview”

Step 6: Click “Open Account”

You can either Open Account on Binance Futures or click on “Open Now”

Click “Open Account”
Or click “Open Now”

Step 7: Take the Binance Quiz

Binance requires a quiz for new users on Binance Futures trading to ensure that you understand the risks and mechanics of futures trading before you begin trading.

For new users, you are required to do a quiz before opening Binance Futures.

Futures trading is a complex and highly leveraged form of trading, and it is important that you understand the potential risks and rewards before you start trading.

Step 8: Select the Leverage

After completing the quiz, you should be able to choose leverage that you’re comfortable with.

Alpha Impact would highly recommend new users choose the “Beginner” options.

*Alpha Impact will not be liable for any potential risks, financial losses, or trading difficulties encountered on the Binance exchange.

Step 9: Your Binance Futures account is all set up!

Now your Binance Future is successfully set up!

You should be able to see that you’re logged in to Binance Futures.

Step 10: Go to your Binance “API Management”

Click on your “Profile” and click on “API Management”

Step 11: Create API

Click “Create API”

You can choose which API key type you want.

For this tutorial, we selected the “System generated” API key.

Name your API Key

Choose any names for your API Key
For this tutorial, we label it “AlphaTest”.

Completed Security Verification

You will need to do your Security Verification with your Email Verification Code and Authenticator Code.

Once you completed your Security verification, you will be able to see your API Key and Secret Keys. Please keep your Secret Key securely as it will not be shown again. Do not share this key with anyone.

You should be able to see your “API Key” and “Secret Key” and Click “Copy”

Step 12: Go back to Alpha Impact Platform

Copy the Binance API Key and API Secrets to Alpha Impact.

You will have the option to whitelist your IP.

For more information on how to whitelist, click here.

Alpha Impact recommends you to whitelist your API as Binance API Key will expire after 90 days.

Step 13: Confirm the Details & You’re Done!

Ensure the API Key, and Secrets keys are correct. Make sure you enable all these levels of permissions. Once you verify your details, click on “Link”.

Make sure you enable all these levels of permissions.

You have successfully linked your Binance Futures account on Alpha Impact!

And that’s it!

We hope this comprehensive guide will help you on your trading journey in Alpha Impact. If you have any questions or concerns, click here to talk to our team.

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