Forex Robot install:
1. Windows Vps ? Why? (home computer no good)
What is a Forex VPS?
If you’re not sure that your provider is able to give you stable connection, or if you don’t want to leave on your PC night and day, you can use a VPS service.
It is easy, handy, comfortable to use VPS instead of keeping on your PC all the time, not to mention the importance of having continuous, stable internet connection. Use: Windows VPS. Vps companies: Click the buttons on the Navigation Bar (on the left side)
Use: Windows VPS
2.Download and install MT4
Selcet brokers - XM or ICMarkets
1. Trading conditions
2. Trading platforms
select: "MetaTrader 4"
Use:" FortFs MT4 Terminal" - download terminal
3. Start - Install MT4
Use: Demo account
USD "Flex account"
3.Install Forex Robot - MT4 Platform
Example: Free forex robot download
- Tools - Options - Expert Advisors
Forex Robot Installation
- „File” - click
- „Open Data Floder”
- Paste xxxx.ex4 file
- Back - "MQL4" and select "Libraries"
- Paste: Dll file
- Restart MT4
Robot install and setting ?
All info : PDF*
Only (!!) Forex IN Control robot
Currency pairs: EURGBP, AUDUSD (Not use: JPY)
Robot Setting: Default
Forex Robot Test
Example: INControl EA
1. Download tick data /Tools - History Center / select : AUD/USD and EUR/CHF
- click "1Minute" and download
- if "download END" click all time. (5 minute and 15 minute...) and "close"
FortFS - data download: not possible (XM and ICMarkets: yes)
2. MT4 - "view"and "strategy tester (Ctrl+R)" - Start!
- Robot name (IN Control)
- Symbol (AUDUSD)
- Model ("control points" - speed test)
- Use date (2017 -today)
- Period (M30)
- Spread (Example:5)
2. Click " Expert Properties"
3 "ok" and " start"
4. view: "Graph" and "Report"
GMT - How to set?
GMT_Offset: Is an absolute time reference & doesn't change with the seasons. (The Default for setting 1 is 0, but for setting 2 is depending on how in which country you running EA: from +12 to -12)
Give not GMT broker!!! You must set the correct time in Windows. Example GMT: Washington D.C (Eastern Standard Time) is GMT: - 5 Help for setting 2 to determine GMT in country: https://greenwichmeantime.com/
Z Trader FX EA - GMT setup
My broker Forex4you using GTM + 2 in summer (GTM + 1 in winter), My setting now GreenwichTime_GMT = 2.+ You can see my Backtesting (Alpari using GTM + 3 in summer (GTM + 2 in winter), all test made on GTM + 3 in summer time)
Installing multiple metatraders on one computer
This article is for those who are getting acquainted with robots now and are no longer satisfied with a single metatrader, but want to install more to try multiple robots independently of each other.
I hope the first metatrader installation did not cause any problems. Let’s try the second.
First, rename the existing icon on the desktop (right-click on it and Rename) to something else.
You can now launch the installation of the next metatrader. On the first screen, click the Setting button.
Change the name of the Installation folder and the Program group. (So that you do not overwrite your previous installation with the new one, but the new mt4 will be in a new folder and program group.) The simplest way is to number it just like I do it in general:
MT4 download: (free)
You can then continue the installation as usual. If you need another metatrader, remember to rename the last version of the mt4 icon before starting the next installation.
IB number: 3992
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