Complete Guide to Using MT4 Video Course

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    1. Ryan Gandalf van Jaarsveld Post author

      Hi Brian

      Step 1 – Set up a GMX email account.

      Go to
      Click the Sign Up button.
      Fill in the information and create your GMX account.
      Click the “Email Settings” link on the left.
      Select “POP3 & IMAP” from the settings menu.
      Check the box labeled “Enable access to this account via POP3 and IMAP”.
      Click the Save button.
      You may be prompted to enter a security code on the screen. Enter the code and click the continue button.
      When you successfully enter the code you will receive a message that the settings have been saved.

      Step 2 – Configure email in MT4

      Open your MT4 software.
      Click Tools on the menu.
      Choose Options.
      Select the Email tab.
      Check the “Enable” box.
      In the “SMTP server:” field enter
      In the “SMTP login:” field enter your GMX email address.
      In the “SMTP password:” field enter your GMX email password.
      In the “From:” field enter your GMX email address.
      In the “To:” field enter the email address you would like to send the alert emails to.
      Click the “Test” button.
      A window will pop up notifying you to check the Journal, click OK to close this window.
      Click OK.
      Go into the Terminal window in MT4. If the terminal is not open, press the Ctrl + T keys or click View on the menu and choose Terminal.
      Choose the Journal tab and read the message to see if the email was sent. If you receive an error about the email in the journal, please go back into the email settings and review the information that you have entered. Also check your GMX account from step 1 to make sure that the POP3 is enabled.