How To Add MT4 Indicators And Templates In Metatrader?

How To Add MT4 Indicators And Templates

If you want to trade with Metatrader you need to know the steps involved in installing the MT4 indicators and templates. Previously this was as easy as a cake cutting. But now the introduction of new MT4 600 build this job has become a bit complicated.

How to install MT4 indicators and templates on old versions of MT4?

Do NOT try and open the indicators! Download (right-click and “save as”) or copy-paste all the .ex4 files to the following directory: \MetaTrader 4\experts\indicators, where “Metatrader” is the name of the Company through which you have arranged the demo or real account.

Download (right-click and “save as”) or copy-paste the .tpl file to the following directory: MetaTrader 4\templates, where “Metatrader” is the name of the Company through which you have arranged the demo or real account.

Now when you open a new chart, you can go to “Charts” –> “Template”, “Load Template”, and double click on tpl template you previously copied to instantly apply all indicators to your new chart. Please note that any drawn lines on the chart will disappear if you change timeframes, if you wish to keep your drawn objects on the chart but wish to view the indicators on another timeframe, rather apply the template to the desired timeframe.

How to install MT4 indicators and templates on the latest MT4 build 600+ installations?

Case-1

When you have downloaded any files you should simply put the file into the important folder (as depicted beneath) and restart your Mt4 terminal.

Custom Mt4 Indicators (ex4 files) – Place into the folder called “Indicators” inside your Mt4 folder. Normally found here:
MT4\mql4\indicators

Custom Mt4 Templates (tpl files) – Place into the folder called “Templates” inside your Mt4 platform. Typically found here:
MT4\templates

Case-2

When you have downloaded any files you should simply put the file into the important folder (as depicted beneath) and restart your Mt4 terminal.

Custom Mt4 Indicators (ex4 files) – Place into the folder called “Indicators” inside your Mt4 folder. Normally found here:
C:\users[user name]\appdata\roaming\metaquotes\terminal[32 character long Mt4 Id]\mql4\indicators

Custom Mt4 Templates (tpl files) – Place into the folder called “Templates” inside your Mt4 establishment organizer. Typically found here:
C:\users[user name]\appdata\roaming\metaquotes\terminal[32 character long Mt4 Id]\mql4\templates

Case-3

On your MT4 click File –> Open Data Folder. Then place all your ex4 files in the MQL4 –> Indicators folder and put all your tpl files inside the Templates folder.

How To Add MT4 Indicators And Templates

Restart MT4 and you are good to go. If you have any issues installing Mt4 indicators and templates simply let us know by leaving a comment below. We will try to help you at our best capacity.

Author: Indrajit Mukherjee

Indrajit is a professional blogger and trading system developer. Amibroker expert, Wordpress expert, SEO expert and stock market analyst.Trading since 2002, he has started the journey of StockManiacs.net on 2008. He follows Indian and world stock markets closely.

4 thoughts on “How To Add MT4 Indicators And Templates In Metatrader?”

  1. I buy the Dashboard, and I follow all instructions but I can not install it. I think I have the most new upgrated version or what, I need some help please.

    1. Dear Paulo Bustamante, sorry to know that you are facing trouble in installations. You may check our latest post that addresses installations in latest build of MT4. Check it here. For any help do call me at +91-9674321856. We will install it with remote desktop utility like teamviewer.

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