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What are Kite alerts and how do I use them?

With Kite alerts, you can create real-time alerts based on various parameters. You can create simple alerts as well as alerts based on if this then that like conditions.

Here are the data points based on which you can set the alerts:

  1. OHLC - Open, High, Low and Close.
  2. Percentage - Day change, Intraday change.
  3. Price - Last traded price and Average Traded price.
  4. Quantity - Total buy and sell quantity.
  5. Open Interest (OI) - OI Day high and low.
  6. Volume Traded.
  7. Last traded quantity

You can use the following mathematical operators to set up your alerts :

  1. Greater than (>).
  2. Greater than or equal to (>=).
  3. Less than (<).
  4. Less than or equal to (<=).
  5. Equal to (=).

Here’s how you can create alerts

On Kite Web.

  1. Click on the 'more' context menu on a scrip.
  2. Select 'Create Alert'
  3. Enter a name of your choice
  4. Select the Property as per requirement
  5. Enter the value
  6. Create.

On Kite Mobile.

  1. Click on the scrip
  2. Scroll down and click on ‘Set an alert’
  3. Enter a name of your choice
  4. Select the Property.
  5. Enter the value
  6. Create.

2. You can also create alerts from the ‘Alerts’ page.

  1. Click on the Orders.
  2. Select Alerts.
  3. Create new alerts.

3. You can also create alerts by combining two scrips. For example, you can create an alert if Nifty futures is trading below Nifty spot Index. This means that Nifty futures is trading at a discount to spot and that there are signs of bearishness.

Whenever an alert is triggered, you’ll see a notification on Kite Web. You’ll also get a notification on Kite Mobile and an email as well.

Kite Web Notification.

Mail Notification.

Mobile Notification.


  1. Kite alerts are free, there are no additional charges.
  2. You can have a maximum of 200 alerts. This includes disabled alerts. To add more alerts after your first 200, you'll have to delete some of your existing alerts.
  3. The basic alerts that were created earlier on Sentinel can be seen now on Kite.
  4. The advanced alerts feature has been deprecated for now. We shall look into the possibilities to add it in future updates.
  5. All disabled alerts that have not been edited for more than 3 months will be automatically deleted.