How to setup Email and Push Notification settings in Metatrader 4

MT4 Push Notification Setup

As you may already know that most of the Expert Advisors and Indicators for Metatrader 4 have Email delivery feature built-in. The most recent Forex robots even have Push Notifications feature which is better as you can get the notification directly to your mobile device like Android or iPhone. Both features are useful, but need to be configured in your MT4 options window before you can use them. Here is simple explanation how to do that.

First, open MT4 Options window by going to “Tools -> Options

 

Here is how the MT4 Options window looks like when you open the “Email” tab. You will need to enter your SMTP server settings to be able to use this feature. If you do not know what that is, please contact your internet or hosting provider as they will likely offer this feature for free.

Email settings tab in the Metatrader 4 Options window

 

And here is how the MT4 Options window looks like when you open the “Notifications” tab. This is where you need to enter your MetaQuotes ID to make sure that MT4 Push Notifications are delivered to your mobile device.

Push Notifications tab in the Metatrader 4 Options window

 

You can set both, Email and Push Notifications, or just one of them which is better for you. Please note that your Expert Advisor, Indicator or script should have this feature built-in as well.

EA Coder offers great software named Email Alert EA. It can send Email and Push Notifications in various situations like “trade open”, “trade modified”, “trade close” and more.

About the author

Rimantas Petrauskas

First I am a father, a husband and then the author of the book “How to Start Your Own Forex Signals Service”. I am also a Forex trader, a programmer, an entrepreneur, and the founder of ea-coder.com Forex blog. I have created two of the most popular trade copiers and other trading tools for MT4 that are already used world wide by hundreds of currency traders.

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