Help with MetaTrader 4 for iPhone

Trading

  • Where can I download the MetaTrader 4 iPhone app?

    The MT4 iPhone app can be downloaded from the following locations:

    The MT4 app for iOS

  • How do I log in to my account using the MT4 iPhone app?

    To login into your AxiTrader trading account in the MT4 iPhone app, tap on the ‘Settings’ tab, then ‘Trade Accounts’, then ‘Login to an existing account’.
    Next, type “Axi" into the ‘Search’ field, select the relevant server, enter your login and password and tap ‘Sign In’.

    Select trade account Select login to existing trade account Select your server Enter login credentials

    If you have entered your details correctly, you will be logged in and redirected to the ‘Quotes’ tab.

    The quotes tab

  • How do I place a trade on the MT4 iPhone app?

    To place a trade on the MT4 iPhone app, navigate to the ‘Quotes’ tab, tap on the instrument you want to trade and press ‘Trade’.


    Select 'trade'


    You will then be prompted to specify the volume and type of execution you would like. At this point you can also add a Stop Loss or Take Profit, if you want to apply one, before you confirm the Buy or Sell order.

    The trade screen

  • How do I modify a trade on the MT4 iPhone app?

    Navigate to the ‘Trade’ tab, tap on the order you wish you modify, then select ‘Modify’.

    Choose your trade Select 'Modify'


    You will be prompted to input your Stop Loss or Take Profit details. Once these have been entered, tap ‘Modify’.

    Stop LossModify trade

  • How do I close a trade on the MT4 iPhone app?

    Navigate to the Tradetab, tap on the order you wish to close and select Close.

    You will then be prompted to confirm the closure of the trade with the amount of your current profit or loss for the position. Tap theClose with Profit / Loss button to confirm.

    Close trade

  • How do I log out of the MT4 iPhone app?

    Tap on the Settingstab, select Trade Accounts and tap on the Traffic button. You should now be logged out and ’Go Online will appear as an option at the bottom of the screen. To log in again, just tap the Go Online button.

    iPhone logout Traffic button Go offline button

  • How do I add currency pairs to the Quotes list on my MT4 iPhone app?

    Navigate to the ‘Quotes’ tab, tap the "+" icon in the top right corner and select the instrument you want to add from the relevant subgroup of symbols.

    For example, to add the AUDCHF pair you would select ‘FX Minor’ then tap the green circle icon next to ‘AUDCHF’. The instrument should now be added to your ‘Quotes’ tab. When you are finished adding instruments, tap ‘Done’.

    Select the 'Quotes' button Choose the prodicu sub-set Use the green icon to add a symbol

  • How do I remove currency pairs from the Quotes list on my MT4 iPhone app?

    Navigate to the Quotes tab, tap the pencil icon in the top left hand corner and select the instrument you would like to remove i.e. ‘COCOA.fs’.

    Once you have made your selection, a red tick icon will appear next to the selected instrument. Tap the trash can icon and the instrument will be removed from your ‘Quotes’ tab.

    Deleting a currency pair Red tick icon

  • How do I open charts on the MT4 iPhone app?

    Navigate to the Quotes’ tab, tap on the instrument you want to analyse and a new pop up window will appear.  Select Chartand your requested chart will be opened.

  • How do I view open and pending positions on my MT4 iPhone app?

    Navigate to the Trade’ tab. All open positions can be viewed in the ‘Positions’ section and all pending positions can be viewed in the ‘Orders’ section.

    Open positions

  • How do I view my account history on the MT4 iPhone app?

    To view your past trades, simply navigate to the ‘History‘ tab at the bottom of the screen.

    Trade history

  • Can I use the MT4 iPhone app for multiple accounts?

    It is only possible to log into one account at a time using the MetaTrader 4 app. However, you are able to switch between your accounts.

    To switch between accounts, go to 'Settings' and the top item should show your current account.

    Touch your current active account and a new screen will appear showing your other available accounts.

    Select your desired account, or select the ‘+’ symbol at the top right to add a new account.

  • What happens if I lose connection on the MetaTrader 4 app for iOS?

    If you lose connection, you will be automatically logged out of the account. However, any open or pending positions will still remain connected to the server and active on the account.

  • Can I use indicators on the MT4 iPhone app?

    Yes, indicators are available through the MT4 iOS app by default. To view a list of indicators, navigate to the ‘Chart’ tab, tap on the function icon, pictured below) and select ‘Main window’. You can now select a range of indicators to customise under the ‘Properties’ tab.

    The Function icon in MataTrader 4 The indicatoors option in MataTrader 4 available indicators in MataTrader 4 The indicator options in MataTrader 4

     

    For the best display, we recommended tilting your iPhone to a landscape (horizontal) setting.

     

  • Can I add custom indicators to the iPhone app?

    Unfortunately, it is not possible to add custom indicators to the MT4 iPhone app. The only indicators that are available are those in the default list.

  • Can I use EAs on the iPhone app?

    Unfortunately, Expert Advisers (EAs) cannot be used on the MT4 iPhone app.

  • Can I place a trailing stop on the iPhone app?

    No, trailing stops cannot be placed through the MT4 iPhone app.

  • How do I zoom in/out of the chart on my iPhone app?

    You can zoom in or out of a chart by pinching your fingers together across the screen, in the same way the zoom function operates on standard iPhone Photo applications.

  • What types of orders can I place on my iPhone app?

    You are able to place Market Execution and Pending orders on your MT4 iPhone app.