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  • How to Login Step 1 To login to your SmartTrader account, you can login from multiple locations: The header from any page on the site....
  • What to do if I forgot my password ? Step 1 Select ‘Forgot Password?’ which is located on smarttrader.com/login This is also how a trader a password can be changed. Step 2...
  • SmartTrader: Broker Connection How can I connect my Broker Account to SmartTrader? SmartTrader.com supports the major MetaTrader4 Brokers including (not limited to)...
  • Optimal Power Settings How to Keep SmartTrader up and running for 24/7 application communication. Keeping SmartTrader running can have several benefits:...
  • How to Sign In / Sign Out Step 1 To login to your SmartTrader account, you can login from multiple locations: The header from any page on the site....
  • How to setup Alert notifications on my Email or Phone Adding an Email through Contact Methods Manager Step 1 Select Manage Contact Methods from the Action Menu The Email displayed will be...
  • How to Change Your Timezone Step 1 Select Timezone from the Action Menu Step 2 Select Timezone closest related to the location being referenced. Step 3 Select Apply...
  • How Do I Cancel My Smarttrader Subscription? How to Cancel your Subscription By canceling your subscription you will be downgraded to basic services. Step 1 Select Change Plan in...
  • How to Create a New Workspace Step 1 Charts can be created using the Action Menu, located on the top right corner of SmartTrader.  Select “New Workspace” from the...
  • How to Add a new Chart to a Workspace To create a new chart or add a chart to a workspace, follow these simple steps: Step 1 In the top right menu under Charts, select the...
  • How to Save a Workspace Step 1: Select the tab for the workspace that you want to save. Click on any Workspace name. Step 2: Select the “Gear” icon next to the...
  • SmartTrader: How to Open Your Saved Workspaces Step 1 Use the Action Menu to select manage workspace Step 2 By default, the Manage Workspaces defaults to private workspaces. If you...
  • SmartTrader: How to Add Indicators Follow the instructions below to add indicators to your charts: 1. Right-click on the chart and select "Indicators". 2. A pop-up box...
  • How to Replenish SmartTrader Demo Every registered user is provided a SmartTrader Demo after completion of registration. This account will be automatically connected and...
  • How to place a Trade  A Market Order is defined when a trader places a trade at the current price of the market. A Market Order can be place as a Buy or a...
  • Why am I receiving Error message : Non-Tradable Instrument While trading, user can end up in a situation when brokers offer different variations for one instrument...
  • How to place a Pending Order Pending orders are orders placed at a market rate different than the current price of the market. When the market reaches the rate at...
  • How to place an OCO Order OCO = One Cancels the Other An OCO is a pair of pending orders that straddle the market price and is set so that if one order executes,...
  • How to close an order Step One Expand Order Info Panel located at the bottom of SmartTrader Charts. Step 2 View all open orders in Positions tab. Step 3...
  • How to add stops and limits Stops and Limits are recommended trade settings to be utilized for proper equity management and is a best practice for trading. Stop A...
  • SmartTrader: Place a Trailing Stop How to Place a Fixed Trailing Stop Step 1 Add a Stop to an Order (Market, or Pending)  See: How to Add Stops and Limits Step 2 Check the...
  • How to add an Alert Alerts can be a valuable tool for an active trader or investor. Alerts give a trader or investor the ability to be notified by different...
  • How do I add a Premium SmartScript? How to add a Premium SmartScript To add a SmartScript to a chart, begin by clicking the SmartScript button: Next click the ‘Premium’...
  • Smart Analytics Smart Analytics is the innovative tool designed to automatically perform technical analysis on any chart, charts, or an entire...
  • What can I do with my SmartTrader Demo account Every Registered User is provided a SmartTrader Demo after completion of registration. This account will be automatically connected and...
  • SmartTrader Charting Tools: Fibonacci Drawing Tools Fibonacci Drawing Tools are technical analysis techniques used to determine potential support and resistance levels, resistance and...
  • SmartTrader Charting Tools: Geometric Tools Geometric drawing tools are used for closer market analysis. Geometric drawings on SmartTrader include: Trend Line Ray Horizontal Ray...
  • SmartTrader Charting Tools: Distributed Horizontal Lines Within the Horizontal Line drawing, you can add additional lines above and/or below the initial horizontal line. You can also customize...
  • SmartTrader Charting Tools: Instrument and Timeframe Symbol The Symbol is an abbreviation used to represent the exchange being traded. Example: USDJPY is the symbol for the US Dollars...
  • SmartTrader Charting Tools: Undo/Redo The undo/redo feature allows you to undo any additions you’ve made to your chart. For example, if you’ve added a trendline, but are...
  • SmartTrader Charting Tools: Zoom Tool Zooming in and out of Charts In SmartTrader, there are multiple ways to zoom in and out of charts. The Zoom Tool is accessed from the...
  • SmartTrader Charting Tools: Rescale Chart View How to Vertically Scale the Charts Vertically scale the charts to have the highest high and the lowest low of the timeline at the bottom...
  • General SmartTrader Troubleshooting In this article, you can find a list of actions that you can perform to resolve common issues with the SmartTrader platform before...
  • How do I join SmartTrader? Joining SmartTrader is easy!  Follow these easy steps to get started. Visit SmartTrader.com Click the “Join Free” button Enter your...
  • SmartTrader Charting Tools: Compare Charts How to Overlay Multiple Currency/Symbols Charts can be compared, overlaying multiple symbols data in one Chart. The Compare / Add Symbol...
  • SmartTrader Charting Tools: Linking Charts With the ‘link’ feature turned on, if you change currency pair on one chart all other charts within that workspace will be changed to...
  • SmartTrader Charting Tools: Smart Tools Smart Tools includes a series of common tools that have been evolved to automate specific processes and functions offering ease of use...
  • SmartTrader Charting Tools: Cursor Type To change your cursor type, simply press the arrow  on the top navigation bar and select from the available options. Changing your...
  • SmartTrader: Alerts Widget The Alerts manager widget provides you with a summary of your alerts in the right column. The Alerts widget allows you to: Turn on and...
  • SmartTrader: News Widget Now that we have added a News Widget to the Right Column, you are able to view industry news in your charts, allowing you to place...
  • SmartTrader: Market Watch Widget The Market Watch is a quick reference tool that is often used to watch price action for the different selected market instruments. The...
  • SmartTrader: Economic Calendar Widget The economic calendar shows a list of upcoming announcements. At the top of the list is the next upcoming announcement. You are able to...
  • How do I convert UCS workspaces to SmartTrader? In order to export your workspace from UCS to 360Pro Charts, you need to follow these steps: After signing in to UCS, go...
  • SmartTrader: How do I use Auto Trading Fibonaccis? (Power Fibonacci Tool) To add a SmartFib to your chart: Click on the “SmartTools” button displayed as ABCD. Click on the candle that will be the start of your...
  • SmartTrader Shortcuts Search Field Shortcut Key Search Chart Symbol Shift + Space Search Timeframes Shift + T Price Style Shortcut Key Bars Alt + 1 Colored...
  • SmartTrader: How do I change my plan? 1. Changing your SmartTrader plan is easy and can be changed at any time! Follow the steps below. 2. Click the "Upgrade" button or click...
  • SmartTrader: Feature Request We appreciate your feedback and have created a Feature Request portal for all of your awesome ideas! You can request to have a feature,...
  • How do I access task manager? Task Manager provides valuable insight into how your computer is utilizing system resources.  High memory (RAM) or CPU usage will cause...
  • SmartTrader: Smart Wave Accessing the Smart Wave Tool is a relatively easy process involving 7 Steps.    *You will need SmartTrader open to complete these...
  • Smart Wave Parameters SMART WAVE TOOL SETTINGS The Following Settings can be Adjusted within the Smart Wave Tool.    Impulse Wave Settings Line Weight Line...
  • Backtesting of Smart Scripts This is a step-by-step instruction on how to run backtesting of Smart Script on Smart Trader 1. Open your charts and press on "Smart...
  • SmartTrader: Smart Gauge Smart Gauge is a tool that helps to give a clear and simple way to identify the positions of several indicators at once to make better...
  • Heikin Ashi Smoothed Indicator Most traders use Japanese Candles to track the Market. But we in MarketTraders Institute use Heikin Ashi Candles, as they the momentum a...
  • TD Masters TD Master is an indicator that clearly shows the direction of the market.    To understand TD Masters you need to know the following:...
  • Six Figure MAX indicator Six Figure MAX indicator allows a trader to find multiple trading opportunities and maximize profit until the market changes direction. ...
  • Advanced Candlestick Formations Advanced Candlestick Formation expands the functionality of the Candlestick tool available on SmartTrader. It adds new formations that...
  • Predictive Smart Candle Tool The Predictive Smart Candle tool is designed to pull sequential patterns in the market that are used to formulate the prediction on ho...
  • Matrix Tool Matrix Tool Allows you to place multiple orders with a set amount of pips between them and automatically close them when the market...
  • Smart Patterns Smart Patterns allow you to automatically scan your charts for the Patterns that you use to analyze the Market. It is accessible from...
  • Micro Price Detector (MPD) Micro Price Detector is a price style that you can use to display on your charts. • MPD bricks are charts that visualize whether the...
  • Sentiment Strength Line (SSL) Sentiment Strength Line is a price style that you can use to display on your charts. • Sentiment Strength Line (SSL) charts are charts...
  • Smart Trader Error Codes Sometimes, the action that you try to perform in SmartTrader is forbidden for different reasons. When SmartTrader can't perform the...
  • Aw Snap! Error Some users that use a large amount of drawings and Smart Scripts may encounter an Aw Snap! error on the page with SmartTrader. If you...
  • SmartTrader: How to Save Custom Indicators Custom Indicators are collections of your favorite indicators and settings stored together for easy access. To set up your Custom...