MetaTrader 5 iPhone/iPad Help

MetaTrader 5 iPhone/iPad HelpiPad Version

iPad Version

The MetaTrader 5 mobile platform has a special version for iPad tablets. The large screen enables the convenient use of trading and technical analysis tools, in much the same way as in the desktop platform version.

All control elements in the iPad app work similarly to the iPhone version, including swipe menus, context menus and others. Use the interactive image below to navigate to the description of the desired tablet version element in the Help section related to the smartphone app version.

MetaTrader 5 for iPad Interface

Enable the crosshair mode to view precise price and indicator values on the chart.

Open chart settings to customize:

  • Chart appearance: bars, candlesticks, line
  • Displayed information: volumes, period separators, trading levels, history
  • Colors of any elements

Add indicators to a chart or customize running indicators.

Add analytical objects to a chart or customize active objects.

Switch chart timeframes. 9 timeframes are supported, from one minute (M1) to one day (D1).

Open the "Quotes" window to view financial symbol prices.

Open a trading dialog to execute deals and to place pending orders.

The "Quotes" window in which you can view the real-time price information on financial instruments.

A tap on a symbol opens its chart, while a long press brings up a context menu.

Open the "Quotes" window to view financial symbol prices.

Open the current chart in the full screen mode. Quotes, trade and toolbox windows will be minimized.

Open the history of trading operations on the account.

Open the financial news section in which you can track important global events which can affect financial quotes.

Open the email section in which you can view emails with useful information from your broker.

Open the messages section from which you can communicate with your MQL5.community friends and fellow traders. This section also displays push notifications from your desktop platforms and MQL5.com services: Signals, Market, VPS and others.

Open the trading account management section. In this section, you can create new accounts and connect using existing ones, change passwords and so on.

Open the mobile platform settings. In this section, you can change the interface and news language, manage sound alerts and view a report on data usage by the app.

Financial symbol chart.

To manage the chart, use the left-side panel or the radial menu that opens when you single-tap on the chart. With this menus, you can:

Open the one-click trading panel. From this panel, you can execute deals with one tap directly from the chart.

Place a pending order in the visual mode. Drag the price line, as well as the Stop Loss and Take Profit lines to the desired price level on the chart and confirm the order.

Minor differences from the iPhone version only apply to operations with current positions and account history in the "Toolbox" window:

  • A tap on the first column of the operation (symbol name/operation date) opens a window with the operation details.
  • A tap on the operation line switches the chart symbol to the operation symbol
  • The context menu of open positions and active orders is opened not with a tap, but with a long press on its line.
  • Operation filters in history are opened by the button History filters or by long pressing on any line.
  • The bottom panel (Trade, History, News, etc.) can be resized by dragging its upper border.

Working with the history of trading operations in iPad