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How to enable email alerts on MetaTrader (MT4/MT5)?


In the trading industry, time is the critical component, and everything revolves around the correct timing. A single second can make you suffer loss, or a single second can turn your portfolio values twice, thrice. Let us see, How to enable email alerts on MT4/MT5?

1. Login into Forex Windows VPS.


2. Open MetaTrader (MT4, MT5) application.


3. Navigate to Tools → Options.


4. First, check the option “Enable email notification“.


5. Enter the required details,

SMTP Server: Enter the SMTP server host following with “:SMTP Port”.

SMTP Login: Enter the SMTP username.

SMTP Password: Enter SMTP password.

From: Enter the email from which you would like to send the email notifications.

To: Enter the email to which you would like to send the email notifications.


6. Finally, click on SAVE.


Once the configured alerts condition gets true, or an event happens, you will receive the same alert through the configured SMTP server on the “TO” email address.


In the article, we went through enabling email alerts on MetaTrader (MT4, MT5) application. Both applications may have many differences, but to enable email alerts, both MT4, MT5 share the same steps.

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Updated on October 24, 2021

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