MetaTrader 5 Android Help

MetaTrader 5 Android HelpGetting Started

Getting started

In order to start trading from your mobile device, download MetaTrader 5 from the application store Google Playor by using the Google Play application on your device.

After installation, run the application by tapping the icon MetaTrader 5 on the screen.

  • The MetaTrader 5 for Android can be used on a smartphone or a tablet PC powered by the Android 5.0 or higher. In addition, to connect to a broker's trading server, Internet access is required.
  • It is also possible to install the application in older versions of Android (2.1 and above), but some functions will not be available. Support is unavailable for the older application versions.
  • It is recommended that you update MetaTrader 5 regularly, which will provide enhanced features and greater stability.

New Account

Connect to an Account/Open a Demo Account

During the first start of the application you will be offered the following options:

  • Open a demo account – select this option if you want to open a new demo account.
  • Open a real account – request a new real account from a selected broker. You will need to specify personal information and provide identification documents.
  • Login to an existing account – select this option if you have an existing account.

Find detailed instructions on how to work with accounts in a separate section.

Application GUI

The interface of the MetaTrader 5 mobile platform consists of the main working area, the bottom panel and the side panel, which allow switching between the main functions of the program.

  • Quotes – a window with prices of financial instruments.
  • Charts – view price charts.
  • Trade – view the state of account and manage trade positions and pending orders.
  • History – view the history of trade operations.
  • Mailbox – view emails received via the internal mail system.
  • News – view news messages.
  • Messages – view messages and push-notifications.
  • Settings – mobile platform settings.
  • Journal – view the logs of MetaTrader 5 for Android.

MetaTrader 5 Interface

  • About – view information about the program.

Using the "Menu" button, you can go to account or symbols management, or make trade operations, depending on the current tab.