- Download and prepare the MT4 indicator file(s) so they are ready to go on your computer.
Please note that some custom indicators will come in a .rar file, so make sure to extract the .ex4 and .mq4 files:
- Then, go back to your Metatrader 4 platform, click the File Tab and select “Open Data Folder” to get access to the system folders for the MT4 program:
3. Again, go to the “MQL4” folder and the “Indicator” subfolder:
4. Just like generic indicators, you will need to open the “Indicators” subfolder:
5 After that, you can drag or copy and paste the custom indicators files to the “Indicators” subfolder:
6 Close all the folder windows and restart the MT4 program. When MT4 loads again, you should see your custom indicator added to the directory in the navigation window: