FXDD - MetaTrader 4 Trading Set-Up

Introduction

MetaTrader 4 (MT4) is a popular forex trading platform that is used by traders all over the world. FXDD is one of the forex brokers that offers MT4 as its trading platform. This article will provide a step-by-step guide on how to set up MT4 for trading with FXDD.

Downloading and Installing MT4

  1. Go to the FXDD website and click on the "Trading Platforms" tab.

  2. Select "MetaTrader 4" from the list of platforms.

  3. Click on the "Download" button.

  4. Once the MT4 installer has downloaded, run it and follow the on-screen instructions.

  5. Once MT4 has been installed, launch the platform and select "FXDD" from the list of brokers.

  6. Enter your FXDD account credentials and click on "Login".

Customizing MT4

Once you have logged in to your MT4 account, you can customize the platform to suit your trading style. You can do this by changing the chart settings, adding indicators, and creating custom templates.

To change the chart settings:

  1. Right-click on a chart and select "Properties".

  2. In the "Chart" tab, you can change the chart type, time frame, and indicators.

  3. Click on "OK" to save your changes.

To add indicators:

  1. Click on the "Insert" menu and select "Indicators".

  2. Select the indicator that you want to add from the list.

  3. Click on "OK" to add the indicator to your chart.

To create a custom template:

  1. Arrange your charts, indicators, and other tools the way you want them.

  2. Click on the "Template" menu and select "Save Template".

  3. Enter a name for your template and click on "Save".

Placing Orders

To place an order in MT4, you can use the "New Order" window.

  1. Click on the "Tools" menu and select "New Order".

  2. Select the currency pair that you want to trade.

  3. Enter the quantity of currency that you want to trade.

  4. Select the direction of your trade (buy or sell).

  5. Set the stop-loss and take-profit levels (optional).

  6. Click on the "Place Order" button.

Managing Your Trades

You can manage your open trades in the "Trade" tab. In this tab, you can see the status of your trades, modify your orders, and close your trades.

Conclusion

MetaTrader 4 is a powerful trading platform that can be used to trade forex, CFDs, and other financial instruments. By following the steps in this article, you can set up MT4 for trading with FXDD and start trading forex like a pro.