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Set push notification alerts

There are various alert settings available in MetaTrader5 (MT5). You can receive a notification when a certain symbol reaches a certain price/time or when the order volume increases/decreases relative to the value you specified. Please note that the alerts are only available when MT5 is running. If you want push notifications with your alert, you must first install the MT5 app on your phone, then register the MetaQuotes ID on your PC's MT5. Here we'll look at how to set up the alert with push notifications to your phone in MT5.

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Step 1

First, you need to get the MetaQuotes ID on your phone for receiving push notifications, and register the MetaQuotes ID on your PC's MT5. Click "Tools" in the menu and select "Options". (Shortcut keys: "Ctrl"+"O")

Register the MetaQuotes ID on your PC's MT5 Register the MetaQuotes ID on your PC's MT5

Step 2

In the "Notifications" tab, check the "Enable Push notifications" box.

Check the Enable Push notifications box Check the Enable Push notifications box

Step 3

Type your MetaQuotes ID in the "MetaQuotes ID" field and click "Test". After checking the test notification on your phone, click "OK".

Check the test notification Check the test notification

Step 4

Proceed to the alert settings. Click the "Alerts" tab of the Toolbox and right-click in the tab.

Alert settings Alert settings

Step 5

Select "Create" from the context menu.

Select Create Select Create

Step 6

Check the "Enable" box and select "Notification" in the "Action" field.

Select Notification Select Notification

Step 7

Set the notification message in the "Source" field.

Set the notification message Set the notification message

Step 8

Configure the alert settings and click "OK".

Configure the alert settings and click OK Configure the alert settings and click OK

Number

Item name

Descriptions

1

Expiration

Specify the expiration time for the alert. To set the expiration time, check the box and enter or select the date and time. If you don't want to set it, put an X mark in the box.

2

Symbol/Condition/Value

Specify the symbol, condition, and value for the alert.
Bid <: Notify when the bid price of the symbol goes below the specified value.
Bid >: Notify when the bid price of the symbol goes above the specified value.
Ask <: Notify when the ask price of the symbol goes below the specified value.
Ask >: Notify when the ask price of the symbol goes above the specified value.
Last <: Notify when the last price of the symbol goes below the specified value.
Last >: Notify when the last price of the symbol goes above the specified value.
Volume <: Notify when the last traded volume of the symbol goes below the specified value. Set the value in price (base currency).
Volume >: Notify when the last traded volume of the symbol goes above the specified value. Set the value in price (base currency).
Time =: Notify at the specified time. Set the value as "HH:MM".

point "Timeout" is unavailable

The "Timeout" setting is unavailable for push notifications. Notifications will be sent regardless of the time interval you set.

Step 9

You will see the alert you have set in the "Alerts" tab.

You will see the alert you have set You will see the alert you have set

Once the alert is finished, there will be a check mark.

A check mark A check mark

Step 10

To edit the alert settings, right-click on the alert and select "Modify" in the context menu. You can also select "Delete" if you wish to remove the alert, or "Disable" to disable it temporarily.

Select Disable Select Disable

Date

Created

 : 2022.09.20

Update

Last updated

 : 2022.09.20

Writer

Takayoshi Nakamaru

Manual production consultant, MBA

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Takayoshi Nakamaru

Nakamaru is a manual production consultant at FINTECS, a company that specializes in creating manuals for their clients.
With a wide range of experience from fintech to entertainment, he presents what user-friendly manuals should be like.
He works with numerous large corporations as an external manual production project manager.

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Supervisor

Akira Takagi

Systems engineer, MetaTrader administrator

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Akira Takagi

After graduating from Computer Science at the Uninove, Brazil, in 2014, he has worked on various systems development projects.
He participated as a developer in the launch of forex services in 2019. Since then, he has also been involved in the development of MetaTrader plugins and APIs. He is certified by MetaQuotes as a MetaTrader5 Administrator and active in consulting and advisory as well.

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