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Email Alerts in MT4

Posted on: 02 October 2014 , by: Pepperstone Support , category: MetaTrader 4

As a trader you may not always be able to be at your trading platform. To keep you up to date with the market action you can enable email alerts in MT4 so that you are notified of when certain changes happen in the market, or when the price reaches a certain level.

1. To enable this in your platform login in and go to the Tools menu and click Options:


2. Next you will need to choose the Email tab and enter the details of your email address such as below. The SMTP login and password will be your own email address and password for that email account. The SMTP server will depend on which email provider you are using – the server for G-Mail is shown below:


3. Once you have tested the email alert, you can create new alerts through the Alerts tab in the bottom left corner of your platform:


4. You will need to right click in the terminal and choose Create Insert in order to set up a new alert. Be sure to choose Mail as the action: