Step 1: Click here to navigate to IB's main page. Log into the "Account Management" portal with your IB username and password.
Step 2: On the left menu, click "Account Settings".
Step 3: On the right hand side, look for the "Configuration" panel, and click the icon for "Create, Move, Link or Partition an Account".
Step 4: Click the first option below.
Step 5: Click "Continue".
Step 6: Select "Individual" for "Additional Account Type".
Step 7: Click "Finish application" and fill up your particulars.
Step 8: Once the sub account application is submitted, it will need to be approved before you can link the account to the robot.
Once the sub account is approved, navigate to your Virtual Machine by going to www.algomerchant.com and logging in with your Algomerchant credentials.
Click Dashboard and then click Access your VM
Step 9: Click Refresh to detect all active IB account
Step 10: Go to Link Robots tab and click Start Auto Invest on the selected strategy
Step 11: Select the unassigned IB account and click Next.
Step 12: Reconfirm that you have selected the right robot and click Next.
Step 13: Set a Trade Size (to get the intended number of positions), set a preferred stop loss setting (keep the box unticked if to follow robot’s dynamic stop loss).
Finally, tick the confirmation checkbox to start the robot.
Verify that the new robot is shown under Robot Linking section and has been turned on (ON green indicator)
DISCLAIMER: Screenshots for step 1-7 in this page are taken from Interactive Brokers website, provided only as a setup guidelines, and may be changed from time to time subject to Interactive Brokers discretion. Algomerchant is not responsible for any loss or damages caused by inaccuracy and misrepresentation of the information.
Please refer to the attached PDF guide for more detailed instructions.