MT5 EA Setup
Note: If you are using a VPS, ensure that you are using minimally Windows Server 2016 or Windows 10.
|1||Download the MT5 EA from our Intranet.||Intranet Link|
|2||Open your MetaTrader 5. Click “File” on the top left and then click “Open Data Folder”.|
|3||In your Data Folder, click on “MQL5”.|
|4||In your MQL5 folder, click on “Experts”.|
|5||In your Experts folder, paste the PineConnector EA that you downloaded.|
|6||Close your MetaTrader 5 and re-open the application.||N/A|
|7||On the top bar, click “Tools” and then “Options”. Tick the box for “Allow DLL imports” and close the options tab.|
|8||Open Navigator by pressing “Ctrl+N”.|
|9||Right click on “PineConnector MT5” and click “Attach to Chart”.
Note: It does not matter which chart, but you will have to leave the chart open.
|10||Under the Common tab, tick “Allow Algo Trading”.|
|11||Under Dependencies, tick “Allow DLL imports”.|
|12||Under Inputs, double click “INPUT LICENSE ID” and paste your LICENSE ID, and click "OK"
Note: The License ID is a long string of numbers. It can be found in the intranet.
|13||You will see this popup.
Paste in the same License ID to continue.
|14||You will see the expiry date of the license on the top left of your chart (yyyy.mm.dd). This means you have successfully connected to the PineConnector server.|
|15||Click on “Algo Trading” at the top of your screen if it is in red. This is to allow Algo Trading.|
|16||Your trading bot is now ready to send orders through TradingView alerts to MetaTrader 5.
Done with EA Setup!
|Next: Learn how to send alerts|