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How to correctly configure metatrader 4 (mt4) at the first start

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To trade in the foreign exchange market, you need to make several preliminary settings for the MetaTrader 4 terminal.

[quote] IMPORTANT! Thanks to the initial settings of the program, you will learn the principle of automatic trading. [/ Quote]

If you have not already downloaded and installed the metatrader 4 trading terminal (mt4), then first of all look at these 2 articles:

  • How and where to download the proven terminal metatrader 4 (mt4) for trading on the Forex market.
  • How to properly install the metatrader 4 (mt4) trading terminal on your computer.

How to set the first time you run mt4

So, after you have downloaded and installed metatrader 4 (mt4), we make the first start and configuration of the program. Do this by double clicking on the shortcut of the program, or right-clicking on the shortcut and selecting "Open" from the drop-down menu, as shown in the photo:

A shortcut to the MetaTrader 4 program with a right-click on it and a pop-up menu

When you first start the program metatrader 4, you will be asked to open an account, this is not necessary, so close this window as shown in the photo:

Close the Forex trading account opening window

Next, you will be offered to connect to your trading account or demo account. Also close this window as shown in the photo:

Window for connecting to a trading account.

Next, you will be notified about updates to the program metatrader 4 (mt4). There is nothing extra important for us in this message. To close this message, just click on the "OK" button, as shown in the photo:

We close the message about updating metatrader 4 (mt4)

And close the 4-re windows. If you need them you can easily add them. How to add graphics to the working area of metatrader 4 (mt4), be sure to read this article - "How to open a currency pair window in metatrader 4"

So, close the windows, as shown in the photo:

Close the windows (mt4)

Everything, the initial settings of the terminal metatrader 4 (mt4) are finished. Now you can install advisors on currency pairs for automatic trading . Or most open transactions - orders. It is best not to open it. This is very well done by an advisor.

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