MetaTrader 4 - Switching between different accounts


You can trade on different accounts at the same broker with only one MT4 installation on your computer:

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To add a new account to MetaTrader:


For example: You want to add a live trading account.


Click on File on the Menu


Select Login




A Pop-up window will appear.


Complete the Account Number in the Login block and add the Password.


Click on Login.


The new account details are now added and will be visible in the Navigator Window in the Accounts Section.



If you have more than one account, e.g. a live account and a demo account, you can switch between the accounts by following these steps:


Look for the Navigator window.


It will be on the left-side of the screen.





If the Navigator Window is not visible, you can make it visible in one of the following ways:



1. Select the icon with the Yellow Star.


It is the fifth icon from the left.

2. Select View and Navigator






3. Shortcut:



Ctrl and N

at the same time.





You will now be able to see the Account section in the

Navigator Window:


The live trading accounts are indicated by a Yellow icon.


The demo trading accounts are indicated by a Green icon.







Double click on any icon to open that particular account.



A Pop-up window will appear.


Click on Login.


You can also change between accounts in this window by selecting the down arrow on the Login box.


Click on Login.




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