How to insert a custom indicator into MetaTrader 4

In this article, we will go step by step through how to insert a custom indicator into the MetaTrader 4 platform.

If you have your indicator, go to the platform and click on File on the top left and select Open Data Folder, see image below.

Then click the MQL4 folder.

Next, click the Indicators folder.

And paste your indicator in MQL4 type into this folder.

Then close your MetaTrader 4 trading platform and reopen.

Go to Insert – Indicators – Custom and here you will see your indicator.

That’s all. The custom indicator is in the platform and you can set it according to your parameters for the strategy you are using.

We hope that helped.


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