MT5 EA Setup

Please Note:

  • For the free trial, the License ID will be tied to the first trading account you attach the EA to.
    Subsequent trading accounts will automatically be denied access.
    Transfer of licenses across accounts is only available for paid users.

    • If you are using a VPS, ensure that you are using minimally Windows Server 2016 or Windows 10.
      Instructions Remarks
      1 Download the MT5 EA
       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
      13 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. Italian Trulli
      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.

      *Please note that you only have to attach the PineConnector EA to any ONE chart. 

      Done with EA Setup!

      Next: Learn how to send alerts