Getting started with EtaTrader for Zerodha API

So, downloaded EtaTrader for Zerodha API and stuck on what next?

Don’t worry, this article will explain everything you need to get started with Zerodha API.

Simple 3 Steps

  • Get API Subscription from Zerodha
  • Download, Install and Initial Setup – EtaTrader
  • Connect your Algo (Excel, Amibroker etc)

API Subscription

Charges: Rs 2000/month*

Sign up for Developer account if not done already. Login to Zerodha developer portal

In the Dashboard, click on ‘Create new app’ and select app type as ‘Connect’

App Name: My Trading API
Zerodha Client Id: DC0122
Redirect URI:
Description: Algo Trading App

Click on ‘Create’ button

After your API subscription is created, copy the API key, Secret and Redirect Url.

ApiKey: ldgtdydyd
Secret: sersdsdrsfsgfsgousahshah78asasjh7assnass

EtaTrader Installation

  • Download the setup file from
  • Extract the downloaded zip file to a folder
  • Run the ‘EtaTrader_Zerodha_Setup.exe‘ as Administrator
  • Once installed Open the application and enter the API Key, API Secret and Redirect Url in settings (refer the image below)

Now you are ready to Login, Just click on ‘Login’ button which will open an inbuilt browser for API login. (Free trial for 3 market days is automatically activated on first login with ETA Trader)

Connect your Algo

If you are new to Algo trading, then try our ready to use Excel and AmiBroker trading tools to get familiarize with algo and auto trading. You can download our tools from here

Examples: Future2Option, Levels Breakout, Pivot Trading etc


If you have your algo already coded in Amibroker, Excel, MetaTrader and Ninjatrader, then add our Bridge code in your algo and start firing orders


If you have some strategy in paper, then fill out this Google form to get it coded from us

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