MT5 EA Setup
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|1||Download the MT5 EA from the member's portal.||PineConnector Member's Portal|
|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 blue numbers. It can be found in the member's portal.
|PineConnector Member's Portal|
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.
Don't see the expiry date at the top left corner?
|14||Click on “Algo Trading” at the top of your screen if it is in red. This is to allow Algo Trading.|
|15||Your trading bot is now ready to send orders through TradingView alerts to MetaTrader 5.
Superb, done with the EA Setup!
|Next: Learn how to send alerts|