MT4 EA Setup

Please ensure that you are using MacOS, Windows 10/11, or Windows Server 2016/2019.
If you are looking for a VPS, you may consider the PineConnector
VPS.
    Instructions Remarks
    1 Download the MT4 EA from the member's portal. PineConnector Member's Portal
    2 Open your MetaTrader 4. Click “File” on the top left and then click “Open Data Folder”. Italian Trulli
    3 In your Data Folder, click on “MQL4”. Italian Trulli
    4 In your MQL4 folder, click on “Experts”. Italian Trulli
    5 In your Experts folder, paste the PineConnector EA that you downloaded. Italian Trulli
    6 Close your MetaTrader 4 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 Live Trading” and "Allow DLL improrts". Italian Trulli
    11 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.
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    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?
    Please ensure that you are using Windows 10/11, or Windows Server 2016 or 2019 for your VPS. Windows 8 or older, and Windows Server 2012 or older are NOT compatible with PineConnector.

    13 Click on “Auto Trading” at the top of your screen if it is in red. This is to allow Auto Trading. Italian Trulli
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    Your trading bot is now ready to send orders through TradingView alerts to MetaTrader 4.

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

    Done with 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email with your trial license details – trying to access another Trading Account with your license will result in the "out of date" issue.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 move your license from the initial trading account, please use the License Transfer Form found in the members' portal under Self Service Applications using the details in the confirmation email.