Losses can exceed deposits
Experience automated execution and a fully customisable interface with MetaTrader 4, and find out why it’s one of the world’s most popular platforms. Take advantage of tight spreads and competitive rates on over 50 forex pairs, as well as analysing trends with advanced charts, automating your dealing and backtesting your strategies.
Benefit from sophisticated trading functionality, fully integrated with our back-end technology.
For more information, see our MT4 product details.
Get the edge in the forex markets with a range of additional features.
Setting up this advanced dealing platform is simple.
You can install MT4 as soon as you’ve created an IG account.
1. Create an IG account
It only takes about three minutes to get up and running – just click the link below.
2. Log in
Sign in to My IG, our account management area, to manage your settings.
3. Activate MT4
Go to ‘Live accounts’ and select ‘Add another account’.
4. Download and install
Click ‘Add MetaTrader spread betting’ or ‘Add MetaTrader account’ (for CFDs), and follow the instructions.
Operating system: Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Windows 7
Processor: 1.5 GHZ or higher
RAM: 1 GB or higher
Screen resolution: Minimum of 1024 x 768
Internet connection: 1.5 Mbps or faster
Fill out a simple online form
We ask you about your financial trading experience.
Instant online verification
We can usually verify your identity immediately.
Fund when you’re ready
Deposit funds with your credit/debit card or via bank transfer.
Creating an account is easy; you could be ready to start dealing in moments.
Set up in 3 minutes
Free demo account available
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*Average spread (Monday 00:00 - Friday 22:00 GMT) for the twelve weeks ending 26 June 2017. For our minimum and typical spreads, please see our MT4 product details.