How To Install Metatrader 5 Custom Indicators

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Installing custom indicators to the Metatrader 5 trading platform is a very simple process and should take less than two minutes to complete.

7 Steps to installing custom MT5 indicators.

1. Open your Metatrader 5 platform.

2. Choose “File” then “Open Data Folder” (Ctrl + Shift + D) on your Metatrader 5 platform.

How To Install Metatrader 5 Custom Indicators

3. Explore the following folder: MQL5 > Indicators.

How To Install Metatrader 5 Custom Indicators

How To Install Metatrader 5 Custom Indicators

4. Copy and paste your custom indicator into this folder.
Tip: Create subfolders inside the main MT5 Indicators folder to help keep your indicators better organized. (for example: “ProfFX” folder)

How To Install Metatrader 5 Custom Indicators

5. Restart your Metatrader 5.

6. MT5 custom indicators are stored by default in the custom indicator folder.
To access these indicators, go to Top Menu > Insert > Indicators > Custom

7. In order to add a custom indicator to any of your Metatrader 5 charts, you will need to select a forex chart with one mouse click,
then go to Top Menu > Insert > Indicators > Custom > click the indicator of your choice. (example: “Donichan Channel” Indicator)

How To Install Metatrader 5 Custom Indicators

8. Done!

How To Install Metatrader 5 Custom Indicators