Step 1: Find your MT4 terminal folder. #
If you have trouble finding it you can click in your MT4 Terminal File -> Open Data Folder
Step 2: Install the EA #
Place the .ex4 file into the Experts folder in your MT4 directory. (….\MQL4\Experts)
Put all the desired .set files into the Presets folder in your MT4 directory. (….MQL4\Presets)
Step 3: Add Desire To Trade Validation server to allow domains list #
To use the EAs you will need to allow web requests from https://www.desiretotrade.com
First, you need to open Tools>Options and click on the “Expert Advisors” tab.
Once there you need to check “Allow WebRequest from listed URL:”
And then add the https://www.desiretotrade.com URL to the list.
Step 4: Enable Automated Trading #
Make sure that “Allow automated trading” is checked in the “Expert Advisors” tab of the options
Step 4: Verify Automated Trading Is Enabled #
Check that your Automated trading icon is turned on (this is a quick way to check if automated trading is allowed)
If the icon shows the stop icon then you can click on it to enable automated trading.
If automated trading is allowed then the icon will look as follows
Finally, make sure that your individual EA has trading permissions by going to the EA settings and making sure that the option is checked as shown below.