How to insert Expert Advisors in MT4

EA MT4 Oct 28, 2023

Follow this steps to insert Expert Advisors in a specific folder to load them in MT4.

In the upper-menu of MT4, click 'MetaEditor' icon.

MetaEditor icon in MT4

In MetaEditor 'Navigator', right-click on 'Experts', then click 'Open Folder'.

MetaEditor Navigator

Create a new folder called 'FC-Experts'

Extract and paste the EA (.ex4 file) in the new folder

MQL4 > Experts > FC-Experts

Now, to complete the load in MT4 platform you have 2 choices:

  • close and reopen MT4
  • go to MT4 'Navigator', right click above 'Expert Advisors', and click 'Refresh'.
MT4 Navigator - Refresh

And the EA will be loaded.

MT4 Navigator - EA added


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