MT4 Email Alert – Setup Your MetaTrader in 4 Easy Steps 1 Open a Gmail Account. It is important to understand that MetaTrader 4 cannot send an MT4 email alert on its own. ... 2 MetaTrader 4 Settings. Open your MT4 trading platform and go to Tools -> Options or simply click CTRL+O. ... 3 Test The Configuration. ... 4 Send an MT4 Email Alert. ...How do I test MT4 SMTP server?
Once you have restarted MT4, go back to the options screen and click the “Test” button. The same can be done if you want to use hotmail or yahoo smtp server or your own email server. If you want emails sent to hotmail, use hotmail smtp settings: Use hotmail account login credentials.How do I send MT4 emails from my charting platform?
Open your MT4 charting platform by going to Tools > Options and click on the Email Tab The SMTP login and the From fields are identical and should reflect the Gmail account you set up in Step 1. The To field is where you want your emails to go, example – your private email address where you want your MT4 email alert to be sent.What are alerts and how do I get them?
Alerts can also be delivered as an email message when we are away from the computer. These emails can be received on a smartphone, freeing us up to do other things without the fear of missing a trade. The simplest way to get price alerts is to use the inbuilt MT4 alert function. To do this click on the Terminal button and select the Alerts tab.