Aide MetaTrader 5 Android OS

Chart

A chart shows price changes over time. To switch to this tab, use the top panel of the application or swipe left to right.

Chart Opening

To open a chart of a financial instrument, run the "Chart" menu command in the "Quotes" tab.

Chart Timeframes

In the MetaTrader 5 for Android, you can view 9 chart timeframes: from 1 minute (M1) to a month one (MN). To switching between timeframes, use buttonChart Timeframeson the chart top panel.

Chart

Trade

To start trading the financial instrument of the current chart, tap New Orderon the bottom panel.

There is a limit to the depth of price data that can be displayed in the mobile version of the MetaTrader 5 for Android. The depth of the data depends on the device performance, but it cannot exceed 1500 bars. As soon as the limit is reached, the "Maximum bars limit" notice will appear at the bottom of the chart.

Chart Management

A user can perform the following manipulations on charts:

  • Scrolling – to scroll through a chart, drag your finger left or right.
  • Scaling – to zoom in, place two fingers together on the area of the chart you want to zoom in and then drag your fingers apart. To zoom out, place two fingers on different parts of the screen and drag them towards each other.
  • Full-screen mode – the full-screen mode is automatically enabled when you rotate your device to the landscape mode. Further you can switch between the full screen and normal mode by tapping on the chart.
  • Symbol – to view a chart of another symbol, tap Symbols.
  • Change the chart type – there are three chart types available. To switch between them, open chart settings from the side menu. In the "Chart type" option select the representation type:
  • Bar chart – show the chart as a sequence of bars.
  • Candlestick – show the chart as a sequence of Japanese candlesticks.
  • Line chart – show the chart as a broken line that connects close prices of bars.
  • Indicators – to start working with indicators on a chart. tap button Indicators.
  • Settings – to open chart settings, open the side panel by tapping Open the side paneland choose "Settings".

Radial Menu

Radial Menu

The radial menu is opened by a tap on the chart. This is a convenient menu for working with the chart:

Crosshair

The Crosshair mode allows viewing an exact date, price and indicator values at any point of a chart. To turn on the mode, tap onCrosshairon the bottom panel of the chart. Move the crosshair to any point of the chart. A date and a price will be displayed on the appropriate chart scales.

Crosshair

Ruler

Ruler

In the Crosshair mode you can measure the distance from one point on a chart to another. To do this, set the crosshairs by one finger at the first point, hold it and swiping the screen with another finger to the second point.

The crosshair caption contains two values: the distance along the horizontal axis in bars and the distance along the vertical axis in price terms or indicator values.

Data Window

Data Window allows viewing spread values (highest spread for the selected bar) and the indicator values. The Data Window can be enabled in MetaTrader 5 for Android settings. After that switch to the Crosshair mode and move it to the desired point.

Data Window