IB Chats and Bulletin Board

Application Program Interface Chat

  • Ask questions
  • View Comments
  • API Specialists on Hand


The API Chat System works like the "Trader Chat" feature available in TWS. Each user selects a chat room alias. No secure account information will be available in the chat. View comments, receive help from customers creating their first API and those with more experience. IB will dedicate an API specialist to the chat room during US hours to start, and eventually may consider 24-hour coverage if there is sufficient demand.

IB sincerely appreciates your business, and we will continue to innovate and deliver the best solutions for Interactive Brokers LLC customers. Click here or the button above to launch the API Trader Chat.




You no longer need to be physically on the trading floor to get the pulse of the market. Traders Chat lets you chat in real-time with other IB Traders. IB customers can access Traders Chat through the Chat icon within the Traders Workstation.


IB Discussion Forum

The IB Discussion Forum allows IB customers to share ideas, ask other IB customers questions, and post programming code. The forum is not moderated by IB, so if you require specific assistance for a question or problem and are unable to find the answer in the IB Discussion Forum, contact IB Customer Service using the Customer Service Message Center, available in Account Management or by web form here. To make a suggestion for new products or services, use the IB Features Poll. IB reserves the right to move, edit or delete any postings or to add postings to the forum to clarify relevant issues. IB does not provide trading or tax advice and is not responsible for any of the forum's content.