Moving Average with Alert for MT4 and MT5

Moving Average Alert indicator is a free MT4/MT5 indicator that you can download here and use in your MetaTrader to receive notifications via email, mobile app, and in the platform when a moving average crosses the price.

What Is Moving Average Indicator?

Moving average indicator is one of the most basic technical indicators used in trading. Moving average is also commonly known as MA.

You can see a moving average on the chart represented by a line.

The value of a moving average, in its simplest calculation, is the average of the Clsoe price over a number of previous candles.

Moving Average Indicator Example in MT4

Moving Average Alert Indicator

MetaTrader platform includes moving average among the built-in indicators. However, it comes without any notification feature.

In many cases, it is useful to be notified when the price crosses its moving average. You can benefit from this alert in both trend following and trend reversal strategies.

Te gain the missing feature, you can download our free Moving Average Alert indicator.

This indicator lets you receive alerts when the price crosses its moving average. You can receive notifications via:

  • Email
  • Mobile app
  • On screen

Alert Example with Moving Average Alert Indicator

Another interesting feature of Moving Average Alert indicator is that it can draw buy and sell signals as arrows on your chart when a price crossover happens.

Arrows Denoting Moving Average and Price Crossover by Moving Average Alert Indicator

Moving Average Alert Indicator Source Code

If you are interested in alert indicators, you can use the source code of the present Moving Average Alert Indicator for your further development. Additionally, you can inspect the code of our Alert Indicator Template, which was used as a foundation for this indicator.

How to Download and Use MT4 Moving Average Alert Indicator?

You can download the indicator for free using the link below and install it by following the provided instructions.

The installation is very easy to perform. The same is true for using this tool.

Once you run the indicator you can set the parameters. You can select moving average type and period to use and how to receive notifications.

➥ Download MQLTA MT4 Moving Average With Alert

MT4 Moving Average Alert Installation

To install MT4 Moving Average Alert Indicator, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Download the indicator archive file.
  2. Open the MetaTrader 4 data folder (via File→Open Data Folder).
  3. Open the MQL4 Folder.
  4. Copy all the folders from the archive directly to the MQL4 folder.
  5. Restart MetaTrader 4 or refresh the indicators list by right-clicking the Navigator subwindow of the platform and choosing Refresh.

For more detailed instructions on how to perform the installation please visit this article.

MT5 Moving Average Alert Indicator

What Is MT5 Moving Average Alert Indicator?

Moving Average Alert Indicator for MetaTrader 5 is a plugin that allows you to set up alerts for moving average crossing the price on your MT5 chart. It has exactly the same features as the version of the indicator for MT4.

How to Download and Use MT5 Moving Average Alert Indicator?

You can download the indicator for free using the link below and install it by following the provided instructions.

➥ Download MQLTA MT4 Moving Average With Alert

MT5 Moving Average Alert Installation

To install the MT5 Moving Average Alert Indicator please follow the instructions below:

  1. Download the indicator archive file.
  2. Open the MetaTrader 5 data folder (via File→Open Data Folder).
  3. Open the MQL5 Folder.
  4. Copy all the folders from the archive directly to the MQL5 folder.
  5. Restart MetaTrader 5 or refresh the indicators list by right-clicking the Navigator subwindow of the platform and choosing Refresh.

For detailed instructions on how to setup the alerts in MetaTrader please refer to our guide on notifications in MT4/MT5..

You can open a trading account with any of the MT4 Forex brokers to freely use the presented here indicator for MetaTrader 4. If you want to use an MT5 version of the indicator presented here, you would need to open an account with a broker that offers MetaTrader 5.

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