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MT5 EA Setup

Please refer to the updated MT5 Setup Guide here:
Please ensure that you are using MacOS, Windows 10/11, or Windows Server 2016/2019/2022.
If you are looking for a PineConnector-compatible VPS, please consider the PineConnector VPS.
    PineConnector MT5 Setup Video (Windows)

    PineConnector MT5 Setup Video (MacOS)

    Instructions Remarks
    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”. Italian Trulli
    3 In your Data Folder, click on “MQL5”. Italian Trulli
    4 In your MQL5 folder, click on “Experts”. Italian Trulli
    5 In your Experts folder, paste the PineConnector EA that you downloaded. Italian Trulli
    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. Italian Trulli
    8 Open Navigator by pressing “Ctrl+N”. Italian Trulli
    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.
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    10 Under the Common tab, tick “Allow Algo Trading”. Italian Trulli
    11 Under Dependencies, tick “Allow DLL imports”. Italian Trulli
    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 ( This means you have successfully connected to the PineConnector server.


    Don't see the expiry date at the top left corner?
    Please ensure that you are using Windows 10/11, or Windows Server 2016/2019/2022 for your VPS. Windows 8 or older, and Windows Server 2012 or older are NOT compatible with PineConnector.

    If you are looking for a PineConnector-compatible VPS,
    please consider the PineConnector 

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    14 Click on “Algo Trading” at the top of your screen if it is in red. This is to allow Algo Trading. Italian Trulli
    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

    Important note:

    1. If you are starting a trial, you will receive a confirmation email with your trial license details – trying to access another Trading Account with your license will result in the "out of date" issue.
    2. To view and amend your licenses, please refer to the Licensing Dashboard in the members' portal. 

      pineconnector licensing dashboard