STEP4 how to use an Expert Advisor in Metatrader5

To use an Expert Advisor you must attach it to a chart

  1. Please follow these steps:
  2. Open MetaTrader 5
  3. Open the EURUSD chart
  4. Press CTRL+N or click on View -> Navigator to bring up the Navigator window
  5. Drag and drop the HELLOMQL5Tutorial Expert Advisor on the chart

Now your chart should look like this

ExpertAdvisorDragAndDropNow you should see the name of the EA in the upper right corner of the currency chart. Please notice that the price will have to change before you see the Spread in the upper left corner.

In STEP5 we will use it in the strategy tester for backtesting