How to Install the MetaTrader 4 Trading Platform


You can use the following procedure to install MetaTrader 4:-



Step 1


You can download a free version of MetaTrader 4 program by visiting After you have clicked the download button at the bottom of the page, you will see the above box appear. Once the download is fully completed, double-click the ‘setup program’ button.


Step 2


You will now see this ‘Installation Language’ screen.  Choose your language and then click on the ‘Next’ button located at the bottom.


Step 3


When this ‘Setup’ screen appears, click on the ‘Next’ button to proceed.


Step 4


The above ‘End User License Agreement’ screen will now appear. After you have read it to your satisfaction, click on the ‘NEXT’ button if you wish to proceed.


Step 5


The above ‘Installation folder’ screen will next appear.  You can either change the installation folder into which the MetaTrader will be located or stick with the default one, i.e. “Program Files\MetaTrader 4”.  VERY IMPORTANTLY, you must record the folder’s path name!! Click ‘NEXT’ to continue. Also, note that ‘FXCM MT4 powered by BT’ is just an example and could vary depending on your choice of Forex Broker.


Step 6


When the above ‘Program Group’ screen appears, you can either alter the windows location for your program or remain with the default one. Click the ‘NEXT’ button to proceed.

Step 7


This next above screen will now ask you if you are ready to load the Metatrader 4 trading platform onto your computer. If yes, then click the ‘NEXT’ button to proceed.


Step 8


You will now see the above ‘Finish’ screen. Ensure that the ‘Launch Metatrader’ box is ticked and then click the ‘Finish’ box to start trading with Metatrader 4.


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