How to Backup Your Metatrader Data and Move to a New Computer

Metatrader 4 is a trading platform that widely used by many of forex trader and still exist and used for more than 10 years, even with come out a new Metatrader 5 most of them still stick with Metatrader 4.

I have been used Metatrader 4 from Icmarkets  for some reason

  1.  It’s free of charge and light ( minimum usage of RAM and Processors )
  2. There are lot of free indicator and script
  3. Availability to use robot and many more.

Since i have a new Computer i need to move and backing up my Metatrader data from old computer to a new one.

So here is step by step and quick ways what i do to backup my Metatrader data ( Chart template, Indicator, Expert advisor, Profiles )  and move to new PC / Laptop

  1. Open up your old Metatrader and look up for file – Open Data Folder

  2.  Copy all the folder or you may selected preference folder, in this way i select folder of MQL4, Profiles and Template Folder

  3.  Now after you copy that folder open up Metatrader in your new Computer folow step 1 and 2 above and paste it to that folder.

Based on my experience it is the simple ways to backup Metatrader to a new Computer. Good luck!