MetaTrader 5 iPhone/iPad HelpChart


A chart shows price changes over time. You can apply different built-in indicators to a chart and thus analyze the market. To switch to this tab, use the bottom panel of MetaTrader 5.

Chart Opening

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

There is a limit to the depth of price data that can be displayed in the MetaTrader 5 for iPhone. Depending on your device, you can view 2000 bars and more. As soon as the limit is reached, the "Maximum bars limit" notice appears at the bottom of the chart.



Selecting Period

Chart Period and Symbol #

The MetaTrader 5 for iPhone allows viewing 9 chart timeframes, from 1 minute (M1) to 1 day (D1).

You can switch between timeframes using the top panel of the chart. Tap the button with the current period. This will open a menu, from which you can switch to other timeframes.

It is also possible to switch the chart to another financial instrument without opening the "Quotes" section. Tap on the name of the current symbol and select the required one from the list.

One Click Trading #

You can quickly perform trading operations straight from the chart. Tap Show one-click trading panel above the chart. This will open a special panel, from which you can instantly send market Buy or Sell orders with the specified volume.

  • The appropriate option should be turned on in chart settings in order to enable the one click trading feature.
  • When trading in the instant execution mode, the last used price deviation is set in orders.
  • In case of a requote, an appropriate log is added to the journal and the requote sound is played (sounds should be enabled in the settings).

One-click trading from the chart

Place pending orders at the desired level directly from the chart

Placing pending orders from a chart #

You can place a pending order at the desired level directly from the financial asset chart.

Tap Pending Order on the chart, and then drag the newly added order line to the desired price level.

The order type, Buy Limit or Sell Limit, is set automatically depending on whether the level is positioned lower or higher than the current price level.

To add Stop Loss and Take Profit to your order, tap "SL" and "TP". Next, drag the appropriate lines to the required price levels.

As soon as you complete order set up, tap "Next" to switch to the trading operation confirmation screen.

Chart Controls

A user can perform the following operations on charts:

  • Scrolling: to scroll through a chart, swipe 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.
  • Changing the indent between the last bar and the edge of the chart – add to the chart any indicator which is plotted in a subwindow. For example, MACD. Tap on any axis of the chart to enter setup mode. Holding the vertical dotted line on the last bar, change the indent.
  • Use of indicators: to add or remove an indicator from a chart, tap Indicatorsat the top of the chart or execute the "Indicators" command from the context menu.
  • 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.
  • Change the chart type: there are three chart types available. To switch between them, open chart settings by tapping on the appropriate button in the context menu:
  • 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.

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 Crosshair on the chart top panel. Move the crosshair to any point of the chart. A date and a price will be displayed on the appropriate chart scales.

To disable the crosshair mode, again tap on Crosshair.


Data Window

Data Window #

Data Window allows viewing exact values of indicators at any point of a chart. It can be enabled in MetaTrader 5 iPhone settings. After that Crosshair should be enabled and moved to a required point.

Context Menu #

The context menu of this tab contains the following commands:

  • Trade – switch to performing trading operations on the specified symbol. This button is not displayed when not connected to the server.
  • Indicators – manage indicators on the current chart.
  • Objects – manage graphical object on the chart.
  • Settings – open chart settings.
  • Cancel – close the context menu.