How To Use MetaTrader 4 (Tutorial For Beginners – How To Use A Charting Platform) [Trading Basics]

A detailed video explaining how to download and how to use Metatrader 4 charting platform.

In this video – ‘How To Use Metatrader 4 Tutorial For Beginners’ I go through exactly how you can download and use the Metatrader 4 charting platform. This is a tutorial that is designed to help trading beginners get to grips with the most commonly used charting platform – Metatrader 4. I think this is the best Forex trading platform for beginners.

I first show you the different ways you can download the Metatrader 4 platform.

Then I break down exactly how to use the platform in small steps. I go through the following (click the time links to go to that section):

0:38 – Where to download MT4
01:02 – How to open & log into my account
01:36 – How to change the chart options
02:38 – How to read the current market price
03:18 – What are templates / How to use them
04:21 – How to view a different market
05:14 – How to change time frame & zoom in and out
05:48 – How to scroll back on the chart
06:16 – How to use drawing tools
06:58 – How to use the ruler
07:31 – How to add indicators
08:02 – How to resize & arrange the charts
08:38 – How to arrange my charts over two monitors
08:54 – How to enter a trade
10:02 – How to view open trades
10:22 – How to close a trade / add a stop loss & take profit level
10:52 – How to view past trades
11:22 – Other charting platforms

You can use the time links above to take you to any point in the video. After watching this video, you will know how to use metatrader 4

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Can Tay says:

Very well explain for new beginer

andy hornett says:

That’s not bad going – 4 view/3 likes! Very/ useful, thanks

Lloyd Dixon says:

thanks buddy

Isy N. says:

thank you for the video, but i need a help with my chart, all my marked up charts just vanished, i found them all minimized beneath the opened one, and no more small icons at the bottom where i can easily click to open each one, please how can i get the icons back without having to minimize every active chart i have on? thank you

Lawrence Atohengbe says:

Just good enough for beginners. Thank

Francis Tan says:

Thank you. It’s very useful.

Nephesh Y. says:

Great video man, thx !!

purya parsa says:

thanks man , it is a great video .

Dkris li says:

am sure all forex traders knows how to handle mt4 so this is irrelevant

Charles Lim says:

Thank you. This video is very helpful.

Ishpreet Kaur says:


Noni Sibanda says:

very useful and thank you

Amanallah Jowhary says:

Just got into MT4 and found your video very helpful. thank you! btw I subscribed to your channel.

Bill Torrence says:

Thank you for this video, you helped me greatly to begin to understand the mt4 platform. Again, thank you!!

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