Using OctoBot

How to use OctoBot at its full potential

Setting up OctoBot

There are many ways to setup your OctoBot. The easiest is to use OctoBot Cloud to get your robot running on our servers. You can try it for free.

Using the OctoBot Cloud, your OctoBot will always be online, reachable from anywhere and will benefit from the following additions:
  • Integrated webhook for alerts such as from
  • The strategy designer view to get advanced historical tests insights coming soon
You can also directly download the executable, the Docker image or the code and run your robot from home.
On your own computer

Download and launch your OctoBot directly from home.

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Configuration the trading mode to use

OctoBot has many ways to trade: the trading modes. Each trading mode is unique and consists in a different trading technique. Trading modes can:
  • Trade on spot or futures markets.
  • Use statistics and technical analysis to find the best trade entries and exits.
  • Use market-making algorithms to minimize risks and grant regular small gains.
  • Trade upon signals from platforms such as
  • Follow the best strategies from OctoBot Cloud.
  • Do something entirely different based on your ideas: code and test them using OctoBot Pro.

Chat directly with your OctoBot

It is possible to remotly command your OctoBot by connecting it to Telegram. You can verify what is your robot doing, watch its portfolio, its profits, trigger an emergency exit ... Access your OctoBot from wherever you want, whenever you want thanks to its Telegram interface.

See OctoBot docs for more details on the OctoBot Telegram interface.

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Optimize your OctoBot using backtesting

Using OctoBot's backtesting, test your current trading strategy using historical data from the markets you want to trade. Most OctoBot configurations are testable in backtesting. Fine tune your bot's configuration up to the very last detail and maximise your profits.

See OctoBot docs for more details on backtesting.

Take it one step further using OctoBot pro

Turn your trading ideas into tested and optimized strategy using OctoBot Pro.
Directly code your strategy in python while benefiting of all the OctoBot tools and an extremely flexible reporting and visualization system. Analyse exactly what is happening when running your ideas on past data and create your best strategies.

Sharing trading strategies

OctoBot makes it easy to share trading strategies.

If want to use an existing strategy, you can:
  • Follow an OctoBot Cloud strategy and automatically replicate each trade from this strategy
  • Import the profile of a strategy and use or customize it on your OctoBot
To share a strategy, you can:
  • Configure your OctoBot to emit signals that other users can follow on OctoBot Cloud to replicate your trades without accessible the details of your strategy
  • Export and share your trading profile to allow others to directly use your strategy
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These features are only a subset of what is possible to achieve using OctoBot. The best way to figure out the whole range of possibilities is to try OctoBot yourself.
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