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Connecting to TD Ameritrade

Connecting your live brokerage account(s) at TDAmeritrade to Option Alpha is easy and secure.

To connect your TD Ameritrade account to Option Alpha, go to Settings --> Trading Accounts and select 'Authorize on'

You will be re-directed to their website to log in using your TD Ameritrade username and password.

Connecting to TD Ameritrade

Once your accounts are connected you can select your TD Ameritrade account when creating a new bot to trade live.

You can authorize one set of credentials (username/password) per broker. You can connect multiple accounts with the same username.

If your TD Ameritrade account has 'Advanced Features' or 'Auto Position Effect' enabled, your account will be labeled 'Incompatible.' Learn more about Incompatible Accounts.


Can I connect more than one brokerage account?

Yes, you can connect multiple brokerage accounts from the same broker. The accounts just need to be linked through a single login at the brokerage firm. See your broker for how to link accounts.

Can I connect accounts with more than one broker?

Yes, you can connect accounts from multiple brokers. You can even connect multiple brokerage accounts from multiple brokers. See Integrations for a list of compatible brokers.

Does Option Alpha have the ability to move money in my account?

The API call for moving funds is not accessible by Option Alpha. The token generated through the OAuth process for TD Ameritrade’s API has the ability to grant TD Ameritrade access to move funds but only internally. The Move Money scope in the TD Ameritrade account authorization process is not applicable to the Option Alpha platform.

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