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Change sound settings

On MetaTrader4 (MT4) / MetaTrader5 (MT5), you can change login and server status notification sounds from the settings. You can also turn off all sounds at once or silence specific sounds individually. You can even use your own audio file to customize your sound settings.

Here we'll look at how to change the sound settings on MT4/MT5.

Related article: Change sound settings on mobile

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Step 1

Click "Tools" in the menu and select "Options". (Shortcut keys: "Ctrl"+"O")

Main screen Main screen

Step 2

Check the "Enable" box in the "Events" tab. To change the sound settings, double-click the action you wish to change, then choose sound from the list.

Sound settings Sound settings

Number

Item name

Description

1

Connect

Connected to the server.

2

Disconnect

Disconnected from the server.

3

Email Notify

Received an email in MT4.

4

Timeout

Operation cannot be completed for some reason during trade.

5

Ok

Command is successfully executed.

6

News

Received a new item in the News tab.

7

Expert Advisor

Expert Advisor (EA) places an order.

8

Alert

Pop-up message is displayed when Expert Advisor (EA) is running.

9

Requote

Requote occurs.

10

Trailing Stop

Trailing stop is triggered.

If you wish to use your own audio file, select "Choose other" from the "Action" field and the location of the file.

Pull-down menu on the sound settings Pull-down menu on the sound settings

Click "OK" to apply the changes made.

Step 3

If you wish to disable certain sounds only, double-click on the "Event" name. If the icon changes to the bell with an X, it is muted. If you double-click again, it will go back to the icon without an X, and the sound will be enabled.

Sound settings Sound settings

Step 4

To mute all sounds, uncheck the "Enable" box.

Sound settings Sound settings

Step 1

Click "Tools" in the menu and select "Options". (Shortcut keys: "Ctrl"+"O")

Tools in the menu Tools in the menu

Step 2

Check the "Enable sound events" box in the "Events" tab. To change the sound settings, double-click an action, then choose sound from the list. If you wish to use your own audio file, select "Choose other". Click "OK" to apply the changes made.

Events tab Events tab

Number

Item name

Description

1

Connect

Connected to the server.

2

Disconnect

Disconnected from the server.

3

Email Notify

Received an email in MT5.

4

Timeout

Operation cannot be completed for some reason during trade.

5

Ok

Command is successfully executed.

6

News

Received a new item in the News tab.

7

Expert Advisor

Expert Advisor (EA) places an order.

8

Alert

Pop-up message is displayed when Expert Advisor (EA) is running.

9

Requote

Requote occurs.

10

Trailing Stop

Trailing stop is triggered.

11

Testing Finished

Backtest is completed by the Strategy Tester.

Step 3

If you wish to disable certain sounds only, double-click on the event name. Once disabled, a red icon will be displayed next to the sound name.

Silent mode Silent mode

Step 4

To mute all sounds, uncheck the "Enable sound events" box.

Enable sound events Enable sound events

Date

Created

 : 2022.07.07

Update

Last updated

 : 2022.11.14

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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http://www.fintecs.co.jp/profile/

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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