How to install Indicators Templates in MetaTrader 4 (MT4)

mt4-tmbStepByStep instruction

1.  Open your MetaTrader 4
2.  Click File —> Open Data Folder

MT4 How to install Indicators and EA

Here you will find a folder called MQL4:

MT4 How to install Indicators and EA

3.  Open MQL4 folder.  Now, you’ll see these folders:

MT4 How to install Indicators and EA

  • \Experts – Expert Advisors (trading robots),
  • \Indicators – custom indicators,
  • \Scripts – scripts (MQL4 applications for a single run on the chart),
  • \include – source code MQH and MQ4 files implemented into other programs,
  • \libraries – libraries in the form of MQ4 source codes and EX4 executable files compiled from them. They are used for the dynamic call of the functions contained there by other MQL4 programs,
  • \Images – image files for using in resources,
  • \files – special “file sandbox”. MQL4 applications are allowed to execute file operations only within this directory.

4.  Insert your files :

  • Insert your EA files (ex4 or .mq4) into MQL4/Experts folder.
  • Insert your Indicators  (ex4 or .mq4) files into MQL4/Indicators folder.
  • Insert your Scripts files (ex4 or .mq4) into MQL4/Scripts folder.
  • Insert Settings files of EA (.set) into MQL4/Presets folder.
  • Insert your Libraries files (dll) files into MQL4/Libraries folder.

NOTE: Template files must be  NOT in “MQL4 folder” . Copy your  .tpl files into templates folder. You can find templates  folder when open your Data Folder)

MT4 How to install Indicators and EA

5. Restart your MetaTrader 4

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