01 Install Your MT4 Platform
If you don't have an MT4 platform in your computer, please go to your broker and download it for MQL4 EAs. Because MetaTrader has already upgraded to MT5 which not very common at this moment.
02 Login to Demo / Live Account
You want to try your demo version, you need to login to a demo account of your expected broker. It is because every broker has their own limitation. You wanna use the EA in that broker, later on, you better use their demo to try will avoid unnecessary problem while running EA in a future Live account.
Step 1 : Click File -> Open an Account
Step 2 : Pop up screen -> Click "add new server like access.metatrader5.com:443" -> Scan (until you see the server is on list) -> "Next"
Trading Servers should be provided by broker while you registered demo account. Please check your email before taking this step
Step 3 : Choose Existing trade account -> enter Login & Password (Provided in broker's demo email)
Step 4 : Check the Connection Status
You Have Successfully Connected with Broker's Server
03 Install Expert Advisors / Indicators
The MT4 Forex Trading platform provides traders the opportunity to add custom indicators and expert advisors as part of their trade tools. This is one feature which makes the MT4 so popular among traders. To be able to use your indicators and expert advisors, it is important that you understand how to install them correctly. This tutorial goes through the various steps that you must follow to accurately perform the required installations.
Step 1 : Open MT4 platform -> Click "Files" -> Open Data Folder
Step 2 : Click MQL4 FIle
Step 3 : Put the mq4 / ex4 file into correct place
3 Main Files :
Expert Advisor -> Experts
Indicators -> Indicators
Supporting Files : .ex4 / .dll -> Libraries
.mqh -> Include
Step 4 : Go Back to MT4 Platform -> Right Click "Refresh"
Step 5 : Choose the EA and drop to expected chart (Be Careful on Currency & TimeFrame of Your Chart)
Step 6 : Tick 3 boxes -> Allow DLL imports & Allow import of external experts & Allow live trading
Step 7 : Make sure this "Auto Trading" is green
Step 8 : Make sure "Smile" icon
If you cannot follows the above, please watch YouTube
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If you did everything correctly but still not working, please contact us for further questions.