How To Import A Forex Indicator Into The Trading Terminals

How to import a forex indicator into the trading terminals

Metatrader 4 build 600 changes

As most of you know, metaquotes has update Metarader 4 to build 600.

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Build 600 brings about massive changes from the previous stable version of build 509. For example, trade execution time has been reduced because MT4 terminal does not have to establish a second connection with the broker’s MT4 server in order to send trade orders.

How to import a forex indicator into the trading terminals

Read about all the changes and new features of build 600 here.

  • With such improvements there has to be changes within the internal directories of MT4.
  • Your indicators will no longer install the way you used to
  • This guide will show you exactly how to install them in the new build 600++

3 steps to install your custom indicators into MT4 build 600

Step 1 – Go to file –> Open Data Folder (note you must follow this step, this is not the same as going to C:\program files\MT4 terminal.

You will see in step 2 that the directory is stored in C:\users\your name\appdata\roaming\Metaquotes\Terminal…)

Step 2 – Double click on MQL4 –> double click on Indicators

Step 3 – Paste the .ex4 file into the indicators folder 

 That’s it!

How to import a forex indicator into the trading terminals

Restart your MT4 terminal and you will see your custom indicator appear!

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Category: Forex Tutorials 101Metatrader 4Tags: Forex Tutorials 101, Metatrader 4