How to Configure MT4 Email Alert

Google gmail, hotmail, yahoo and whatever email address you use, this method of setting up Metatrader 4 email alert works.

What a pain searching for a solution, especially gmail users! We just tried an it’s crazy. If the search led you here, this will be your final stop. We found the best way, and we took under 5 minutes. Here you go, one universal free method for any and everyone to get that email alert:

Sign up for a free email account with GMX at

Open up your MT4 -> Tools -> Options -> Email. At the screen, tick Enable then use the following info for the rest.

SMTP Server:
SMTP Login :
SMTP Passsword: your gmx email password
To: email address you want the message to go to (should be the email you frequent)

RESTART your MT4 program for the changes to take effect.

This method worked for us on the first try. It should for you too.

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Glenn & Jay


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5 comments on “How to Configure MT4 Email Alert

  1. worked perfect! just be sure to check your junk mail for the confirmation and then add the account to your “known” list.

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