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Why do I see 'The requested symbol is not whitelisted on Bybit'?
Why do I see 'The requested symbol is not whitelisted on Bybit'?

Error "The requested symbol is not whitelisted on Bybit" means you need to switch to a Unified Trading Account.

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Written by Pete Darby
Updated over a week ago

Seeing the error message "The requested symbol is not whitelisted on Bybit" typically indicates that you haven't switched to a Unified Trading Account (UTA) yet.

Follow these steps to address the problem:

  1. Switch to UTA: Log in to your Bybit account and navigate to your settings. Look for the option to switch to a Unified Trading Account (UTA) and follow the prompts to make the switch.

  2. Verify Account Permissions: If you've already switched to UTA, ensure that the permissions of currencies allowed to be traded are correctly configured in the sub-account you're using. This step is crucial to avoid encountering the error message.

By following these steps, you can effectively resolve the "The requested symbol is not whitelisted on Bybit" error and trade seamlessly on the platform. If you're still experiencing issues or have further questions, feel free to contact Bybit's customer support for assistance.

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