# Get your API key

  1. First sign up (opens new window) for a free hydra account. The signup process includes verifying your email address. This is a security measure and it’s mandatory before you can try hydra.

  2. Once you complete the email verification, login and navigate to the settings screen and click on the API Keys tab

  3. Click on Generate New API Key button. Give your key a name and click on the Save icon.

  4. Copy the API key.