How to Enable AutoTrading on Your MetaTrader 5 Terminal so Your Expert Advisor Works

James Hinton
3 min readMay 23, 2024

MetaTrader 5 is the world’s most widely used FOREX trading platform. One feature many people love is the ability to build trading bots (called Expert Advisors or EAs) that use the MT5 platform to make trading decisions on your behalf.

It’s pretty awesome.

As a person who builds MetaTrader trading bots for people, a common question I come across is:

Thank you so much for my brand-new trading bot…but for some…

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James Hinton

Passionate algorithmic trader and Cyber Security expert. Love developing helpful content.