MetaTrader trading terminal is the most popular trading platform among Forex and stock traders. There are two versions of MetaTrader platform that is MT4 and MT5 with the first one being the preferred platform for the vast majority of investors.
The software is licensed to foreign exchange brokers who provide the software to their clients. The software consists of both a client and server component. The server component is run by the broker and the client software is provided to the broker’s customers, who use it to see live streaming prices and charts, to place orders, and to manage their accounts.
Trading with multiple order types
Live News feeds accessed directly from the platform
Easy to use Expert Advisors for automated trading
Trailing stop loss facilities
Support for custom technical indicators
Free one click-trading plugin
Multilingual service and support
How Can I download MT4 platform?
MT4 trading platform can be downloaded from supported broker’s website as well as from app stores for the mobile version. In addition several brokers offer MT4 in a web version, which does not require any installation. To see an example you can visit FxGrow MT4 WebTrader - that is one of our partner brokers.
Of course, in order to log in to the MT4 trading platform you will need a either a DEMO or LIVE trading account that you can open with any of our recommended brokers.
Once you will receive you trading account login details you may choose to log in to the MT4 WebTrading platform mentioned above or download the MT$ platform on your PC following the steps below:
To download FxGrow MT4 platform visit: https://secure.fxgrow.com/downloads/fxgrow4setup.exe.
Steps for running MT4:
1- Double click on the application
2- Press run and make sure you check terms and agreements in the small box
3- Let the software run and give it time for installation purpose and press finish
4- Finally, enter the broker’s name and choose either real account or demo account. At this point, the MT4 should be running smoothly.
Note: Make sure you are entering the right password. Sometimes upon copy and paste, some illegal characters are entered. You can also change the password or reset it as your prefer at your secure area for example https://secure.fxgrow.com/login/ , just enter the email you used for registration, then press accounts, security, and type your own password that you should remember or you can write it somewhere safe as you prefer.
5- In case you find any difficulties or you have other inquiries, contact your broker by live chat or through support email.