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IG and MT4 connection problems on Mac


PaliG

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Hello, 

I am trying to open MT4 demo account on Mac in order to work with EA and do backtesting for indices. I know Mac and MT4 are not the good match, but want to try anyway. I was able to download MT4, but the process of logging in is nothing like the instructions.

I cannot find IG as a provider and therefore cannot find any indices, only Forex. Do you have any advice?

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2 hours ago, PaliG said:

Hello, 

I am trying to open MT4 demo account on Mac in order to work with EA and do backtesting for indices. I know Mac and MT4 are not the good match, but want to try anyway. I was able to download MT4, but the process of logging in is nothing like the instructions.

I cannot find IG as a provider and therefore cannot find any indices, only Forex. Do you have any advice?

Hi, check the IG web pages specific to IG's MT4 on Mac, then the pages on creating a MT4 account.

Add an IG mt4 account from your 'My IG' web page dashboard.

You then need to link it with your MT4 so in mt4 go to File > Add  an account > you should see the IG mt4 demo and live feed pop up (see pic below). Create a demo and live account in turn by following the instructions (I think you need to click the 'receive newsletter' as well).

If the IG feeds don't appear try the 'add a new broker', take IG's name as in the pic below.

Once receiving IG's feed you get all so won't be just forex.

Click on the mt4 'Marketwatch' tab, right click in the space and select 'Show all', close then when you go to open a chart all the assets available will be listed (indices, fx etc).

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