MetaTrader 5 iPhone/iPad HelpGetting Started

Getting Started

To start trading from your mobile device, download MetaTrader 5 on iTunesor from the AppStore application on your iPod Touch/iPhone/iPad.

After installation, run the application by tapping MetaTrader 5 on your device. This will open the following screen. The application version number is shown at the bottom of the screen.

  • The app works on iPhone, iPad and iPod with iOS 9.0 or later, and on desktops with the M1 processor and macOS Big Sur or later.
  • The MetaTrader 5 for iPhone requires a cellular connection or Wi-Fi.
  • It is recommended that you update MetaTrader 5 regularly. New versions provide enhanced functionality and greater stability.

The start window

New Account


Connecting to an Account and Opening a Demo Account

When you start the application for the first time, a demo account can be instantly opened for you, so that you can immediately start exploring trading opportunities and testing your strategies.

If automatic opening of demo accounts is not enabled by your broker, you will be offered the following options:

  • Open a demo account should be used if you want to open a new demo account.
  • Open a real account allows requesting a new real account from a selected broker. You will need to specify personal information and provide identification documents.
  • Login to an existing account allows connecting with to an existing account.

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

Application GUI

The whole interface of the MetaTrader 5 mobile platform consists of the main working area and the bottom panel, designed to switch between the main functions of the program:

  • Quotes show information on real-time prices of financial instruments;
  • Chart provides a price chart, technical analysis options that include indicators and graphical objects;
  • Trade displays account state and features options for managing trade positions and pending orders;
  • History features the history of trading operations of the account;
  • Settings provide access to application settings, chat, mailbox and news, as well as allow opening accounts or switching between available accounts.

MetaTrader 5 Interface