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Download and install MT4/MT5 (Windows)

You can easily download/install MetaTrader (MT4) / MetaTrader5 (MT5) for Windows on your computer in 1~2 minutes. Once MT4/MT5 has been installed, it'll boot up automatically and you'll be ready to go. Here we'll look at the steps required to download and install MT4/MT5.

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Step 1

Click the download link for MT4 for Windows on the website of your forex broker.

Click the download link for MT4 for Windows Click the download link for MT4 for Windows

Step 2

Double-click the downloaded MT4 file to launch the MT4 installer.

Launch the MT4 installer Launch the MT4 installer

Step 3

The MT4 setup window will appear. Click "Next".

The MT4 setup window opens The MT4 setup window opens
point To specify the installation folder for MT4
To specify the installation folder for MT4 To specify the installation folder for MT4

To specify the installation directory for MT4, click "Settings" on the setup window and specify the directory in the "Installation folder" field.

Step 4

Once the installation is complete, MT4 will be launched.

MT4 will be launched after the installation MT4 will be launched after the installation
point MQL5 website appears during installation

When installing MT4, your browser will open the MQL5 community website. Access to the MQL5 community website is not required to download/install MT4, so you can close the window.

MQL5 website appears during installation MQL5 website appears during installation

Step 1

Click the download link for MT5 for Windows on the website of your forex broker.

Click the download link for MT5 for Windows Click the download link for MT5 for Windows

Step 2

Double-click the downloaded MT5 file to launch the MT5 installer.

Launch the MetaTrader 5 installer Launch the MetaTrader 5 installer

Step 3

The MT5 setup window will appear. Click "Next".

The MT5 setup window opens The MT5 setup window opens
point To specify the installation folder for MT5
To specify the installation folder for MT5 To specify the installation folder for MT5

To specify the installation directory for MT5, click "Settings" on the setup window and specify the directory in the "Installation folder" field.

Step 4

Once the installation is complete, MT5 will be launched.

MT5 will be launched after the installation MT5 will be launched after the installation
point MQL5 website appears during installation

When installing MT5, your browser will open the MQL5 community website. Access to the MQL5 community website is not required to download/install MT5, so you can close the window.

MQL5 website appears during installation MQL5 website appears during installation

Date

Created

 : 2022.06.29

Update

Last updated

 : 2022.08.26

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.

【Business information】
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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