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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...
  • Optimal Power Settings How to Keep SmartTrader up and running for 24/7 application communication. Keeping SmartTrader running can have several benefits:...
  • 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 Access the "My Account"...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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: 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: 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...
  • 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...
  • 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? The plans page has a list of what is included in each plan and the pricing. Scroll down to compare plans. Select "Select Plan" from here...
  • 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...
  • SmartTrader: Broker Connection (6.0) How can I connect my Broker Account to SmartTrader? SmartTrader.com supports the major MetaTrader4 Brokers including (not limited to)...
  • How to Sign In / Sign Out (6.0) 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 (6.0) Adding an Email through Contact Methods Manager Step 1 Select Manage Contact Methods from the Main Menu The Email displayed will be the...
  • How to change your Time Zone (6.0) Step 1 Select Timezone from the Main Menu Step 2 Select Timezone closest related to the location being referenced. Step 3 Select Apply...
  • How to create a New Workspace (6.0) Step 1 Workspaces can be created using the "New" menu on the left navigation panel on SmartTrader. Step 2 On the new Workspace...
  • How to Add a new Chart to a Workspace (6.0) Step 1 Press the Plus icon on the left bar and then "New Chart" Step 2 Type the instrument or symbol you would like to use for the chart...
  • How to save a workspace (6.0) 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...
  • How to place a Trade (6.0) Market Buy A Market Buy is entered in at the market price plus the value of the spread. A Market Buy is placed for an order that is...
  • How to place a Pending Order (6.0) 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 (6.0) 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 (6.0) Step One Expand Order Info Panel located at the bottom of SmartTrader Charts. Step 2 View all open orders in Positions tab. Step 3...
  • SmartTrader: How to Open Your Saved Workspaces (6.0) Step 1 Use the "+" Menu to manage your Workspaces Step 2 By default, the Manage Workspaces defaults to private workspaces. If you would...
  • SmartTrader: How to Add Indicators (6.0) 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 add an alert (6.0)   To add Alerts to your trading analysis can be accomplished in many different ways however the process is very similar. Step 1...
  • How to add a Premium SmartScript (6.0) To add a SmartScript to a chart, begin by clicking the SmartScript button: Next click the ‘Premium’ tab: Then select the SmartScript...
  • SmartTrader Charting Tools: Fibonacci Drawing Tools (6.0) Fibonacci Drawing Tools are technical analysis techniques used to determine potential support and resistance levels, resistance and...
  • SmartTrader Charting Tools: Geometric Tools (6.0) 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 (6.0) 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 (6.0) 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: Smart Tools (6.0) Smart Tools includes a series of common tools that have been evolved to automate specific processes and functions offering ease of use...
  • SmartTrader: How to Edit Indicators (6.0) 1. Add the indicator to your chart. Click here for instructions. 2. Click the gear icon for the indicator you want to edit.    Notes:...
  • Marketplace The Marketplace is a new way to enhance your trading experience on SmartTrader Here you can upgrade your existing plan, cancel it or buy...
  • How to buy products on the Marketplace Each product on the Marketplace has an "Add to Cart" button Clicking this button will add a product to the Cart. Add to the Cart as many...
  • How to navigate Marketplace The Marketplace has a selection of filters and tags for you to find the product you need quickly. They are located in the left section...
  • Global Settings Global Settings menu helps you to set different parameters of your charts and change them simultaneously across the whole SmartTrader...
  • My Account My Account page allows you to set your display name, which is used when you share your ideas on a platform, allows you to change a...
  • SmartTrader: Delete your Session Deleting your session can help you to restore your charts functionality in case something goes wrong and prevents your charts from...
  • SmartTrader: Compare Plans You can compare available plans on a plans page. Click here to visit it On this page, scroll down to compare plans side-by-side  
  • Sharing Ideas On SmartTrader, you can share your market analysis with other fellow traders This is done via hub, known as Ideas To share your...
  • SmartTrader: Measuring Tool Measuring Tool is located on the left side panel of the Charts. It can show you a difference in price and pips between 2 points on the...
  • SmartTrader: Auto-Select tool If you want to use a single tool on SmartTrader multiple times in quick succession, you can turn on "Auto-Select" It is located in the...
  • SmartTrader: Show and hide drawings To hide and show again drawings, you made on a chart, simply click on the "eye" icon in the left side panel    
  • "Select at least 1 broker account" error Sometimes, a trader can face a message on SmartTrader that says "Connect at least 1 broker account" It looks like this: This message...
  • SmartTrader: How Do I Upgrade My Plan? Access the My Account page of SmartTrader. Click Billing in the top right corner. Select the "Upgrade" button. Click the "Upgrade to...
  • SmartTrader Manual The SmartTrader manual has been transferred to our knowledgebase for easy access.  How to Access the SmartTrader Manual Login to...
  • SmartTrader: Billing Portal How to Access the Billing Portal From Your Charts Accessing your SmartTrader billing portal is easy! Follow the steps below. 1. Click on...
  • SmartTrader6: How To Open A Premium Workspace Sign into SmartTrader and access your charts. Click here for instructions. Click on the "Add Workspace/Chart" (the + sign) button in the...
  • SmartTrader: How to change password To change your password follow these steps:   1. Go to "My Account" 2. Click on "Change Password" Enter you current password, then your...
  • SmartTrader Trading Rooms SmartTrader Trading Rooms is a new service that allows you to participate in live classes without leaving SmartTrader. Just click on the...