MetaTrader 4 is a trading platform developed by MetaQuotes Software for online trading in the forex.
How to Download and Install MT4
MT4, as it is more commonly known, can be downloaded at no charge directly from the MetaQuotes website or through dozens of online forex brokers. In the video above and the text below we’ll guide you through on how to Install MT4.
Installation only takes a few minutes with a high-speed Internet connection. After clicking on “Download”, a MetaTrader 4 Setup window will appear (see below), Read the license agreement, Mark “Yes,….” to agree with the license agreement and and then click “Next” to begin the installation.
After installing the software, MT4 will launch with its default parameters. A pop-up window will appear, prompting you to select a trading server. Select the server of your broker and choose between a live or demo server. Click next when you’ve selected the right server.
Select whether you want to choose an existing account, a new demo account or a new live account. Then click next.
To open an account you need to fill in the fields for name, email, phone, account type, deposit and leverage. “I agree to subscribe to your newsletters” must be selected in order for the “Next” button to appear. Click on “Next” to complete the process. Once the account has been successfully created, the data will automatically begin to update, and the price charts will come to life.
You can now start trading with Metatrader.