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Fast, reliable and powerful CFD trading when you use MetaTrader 4 with the UK’s No.1 retail forex provider*
Clients can log in and install MT4 straight away - see full instructions below. If you're not yet a client you need to create an IG account first.
It only takes minutes to apply for an account
To activate MT4, go to 'My Account' and select 'Add MetaTrader 4'. You'll have to confirm your financial status as a regulatory requirement.
Access our web-based platform to manage your settings
Follow our simple instructions to download and install the desktop platform
See how easy it is to set up MT4 to trade CFDs with our short step-by-step video.
You need to be an IG client and have activated MT4 on your account, as above.
Download the MT4 app
Go to the relevant app store on your device and download the MetaTrader 4 app.
Launch the app, then select 'Log in with existing account'. On the next screen, type 'IG-Live' in the search bar and select our server.
Use the details we sent you when you activated MT4 on your account to log in to the app.
Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / Windows 7
1.5 GHZ or higher
1 GB or higher
Minimum of 1024 x 768
1.5 Mbps or faster
Contact client services to set up your VPS access.