Three Methods to Pause AutoTrading on Your MetaTrader 5 Expert Advisor

James Hinton
2 min readMay 24, 2024

Autotrading can be a great way to take your strategy and scale it to run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

However, there are times where you need to turn it off.

In this article, I’ll show you three easy ways to turn off autotrading on your MetaTrader 5 so that your Expert Advisor stops placing trades on your behalf.

A Quick Note

All the methods below assume that you are directly connected to your MetaTrader 5 terminal. If you…

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James Hinton

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