Metatrader 5 Setup - Step by Step

STEP 1. Dowload TradeAdpater Expert Advisor for MT5

TradeAdpater for MT5 (v1.05 )

TradeAdpater for MT5 (v1.052 BETA)

STEP 2. Copy TradeAdapter EA into your MT5 terminal

For Windows
C:/Program Files (x86)/MetaTrader 5/MQL5/Experts

For Mac
/Users/Your user/Library/Application Support/ Files/MetaTrader 5/MQL5/Experts

You can use open directlry from MT5. Just opened Data Folder, open MQL5 -> Experts. This is the folder in which you need to copy your EA files.

After your copy all the files into related folders, restart your MT4 terminal or open “Navigator” in your MetaTrader 4, right-click on “Expert Advisors” point of menu and click “Refresh”.

STEP 3. Configure ExpertAdvisor settings

In the upper navigation menu click “Tools” -> select Options

In the opened window open “Expert Advisors” tab and check if:

STEP 4. Enable Auto Trading

STEP 4. Attach TradeAdapter EA to the Chart

Open Navigator by pressing “Ctrl+N” → Right click on “Expert Advisors” → Click “Refresh”.
Right click on the TradeAdapter EA and click “Attach to a chart”.
Or drug and drop on the chart with symbol which you want to trade.

STEP 5. Input TradeAdapter API

When you attache TradeAdapter EA to the chart the EA setting page will be opened.
Please enter TradeAdapter API key into the corresponding field.
Your TradeAdapter API key you can find in the My Profile page

After attaching and configuring TradeAdapter API key you should be able to send trades from TradingView to your MT4.
To controll the execution status you can in the MyTrades Page for MetaTrader