MT4 EA Setup
Note: 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 this popup.
Paste in the same License ID to continue.
|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.|
|14||Click on “Auto Trading” at the top of your screen if it is in red. This is to allow Auto Trading.|
|15||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|