MT4 EA Setup
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.
|1||Download the MT4 EA from our Intranet.||Intranet Link|
|2||Open your MetaTrader 4. Click “File” on the top left and then click “Open Data Folder”.|
|3||In your Data Folder, click on “MQL4”.|
|4||In your MQL4 folder, click on “Experts”.|
|5||In your Experts folder, paste the PineConnector EA that you downloaded.|
|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.|
|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 Live Trading” and "Allow DLL improrts".|
|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 numbers. It can be found in the intranet.
|12||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.|
|13||Click on “Auto Trading” at the top of your screen if it is in red. This is to allow Auto Trading.|
|14||Your trading bot is now ready to send orders through TradingView alerts to MetaTrader 4.
Done with EA Setup!
|Next: Learn how to send alerts|