IG Index Account Setup

In order to use the Add-in with IG Index you need first need to enter your IG Index account details. The Add-in can

1. Select the "Configuration Pane" from the Add-in toolbar in Excel:

Excel Price Feed Configuration Pane Button

2. Then select the "IG Index" and "Account" tab:

Excel Price Feed IG Index Account Setup tab

3. It is recommended that you use an IG Demo account first whilst you familiarise yourself with the Add-in. Please visit the IG Index website to create an API Key and Demo account username/password. Select the "Demo Accounts" tab:

IG Index Demo Account Tab

If you have not done so previously set the login details for a demo account:

IG Index Demo Account Web API Details

and create an API Key:

IG Index Demo Account Web API Key

4. Next, enter these details (username, password and API key) into the Add-in. Account is optional, your default account will be used, if you wish to use a different account then enter the account name in the "Account" setting.

Please note, for security, passwords are stored encrypted in the registry on your machine.

5. You can test the connection by pressing the "Test Demo Connection" button. A screen will then show if the connection to IG Index succeeded or failed:

IG Index Demo Account Test Connection

6. When you are comfortable with the operation of the Add-in you may switch to using your live IG Index account. Use the setting below to toggle between the Add-in using your live or demo account:

IG Index switch demo and live account