Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 71% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 71% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

MT4 VPS

Experience low latency trading and reliable uptime with an MT4 VPS, available for free when you trade with us1 – the world’s No.1 spread betting and CFD provider.2

Call 0800 195 3100 or send us an email with any questions about opening a trading or investment account between 8am and 6pm (UK time) on weekdays.

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Call 0800 409 6789 or email helpdesk.uk@ig.com if you have any questions about trading or investing. We're available 24/7 between 8am Saturday and 10pm Friday.

Contact us 0800 409 6789

Call 0800 195 3100 or send us an email with any questions about opening a trading or investment account between 8am and 6pm (UK time) on weekdays.

Contact us 0800 195 3100

Get info fast via our instant help and support portal. Available for account queries, ProRealTime, product info and more.

Visit help and support for more information.

Get info fast via our instant help and support portal. Available for account queries, ProRealTime, product info and more.

Visit help and support for more information.

Call 0800 409 6789 or email helpdesk.uk@ig.com if you have any questions about trading or investing. We're available 24/7 between 8am Saturday and 10pm Friday.

Contact us 0800 409 6789

What is a VPS?

A virtual private server (VPS) is a service which remotely hosts a version of the MT4 platform. They can offer a low-latency trading experience with reliable uptime, which makes them popular with traders who are after fast execution, as well as those who live in remote locations or who have unreliable internet connections.

Our VPS is hosted by Beeks in London, and it is the fastest, most reliable VPS on the market.3 You’ll get 25GB of disk space and 1300MB of RAM, with lightning fast response times on an easily accessible platform.

You’ll be able to access our full MT4 offering on our MT4 VPS, including key forex pairs, charts, indicators and add-ons.

Why trade on our MT4 VPS?

Trade with consistent and reliable platform uptime

Reduce the lag between order and execution

Run your algorithms and Expert Advisors 24/7

Decrease the risk of technical problems impacting your trading

Open multiple MT4 instances from the same VPS

Access is free1, so long as minimum capital levels are met

Sign up for our MT4 VPS

You can access our MT4 VPS as soon as you’re an IG client – so, if you don’t already have an account with us, you’d need to start there. To get the ball rolling, pick the option below that applies to you.

  • I am new to IG
  • I already have an IG account
  1. Create an IG account
  2. Visit our MT4 VPS sign-up help page
  3. Follow the steps

If you already have an account with us, visit our sign-up help page for more information about how to register for our MT4 VPS.

How much does an MT4 VPS cost?

Access to our VPS is free providing you maintain an MT4 account balance of £5000 or more. Otherwise, you will incur a monthly charge of £50.

Open an account now

Open an account now

Fast execution on a huge range of markets

Enjoy flexible access to more than 18,000+ global markets, with reliable execution

Deal seamlessly, wherever you are

Trade on the move with our natively designed, award-winning trading app

Feel secure with a trusted provider

With 45 years of experience, we’re proud to offer a truly market-leading service

Open an account now

Open an account now

Fast execution on a huge range of markets

Enjoy flexible access to more than 18,000+ global markets, with reliable execution

Deal seamlessly, wherever you are

Trade on the move with our natively designed, award-winning trading app

Feel secure with a trusted provider

With 45 years of experience, we’re proud to offer a truly market-leading service

Start trading now

Log in to your account now to access today’s opportunity in a huge range of markets.

Start trading now

Log in to your account now to access today’s opportunity in a huge range of markets.

VPS for forex trading

Forex is the most traded market on MT4 and, since it is also the most volatile and fast-moving market in the world, many MT4 forex traders use a VPS to ensure quick execution.

On our MT4 VPS, you can trade our full MT4 market offering – including the GBP/USD, EUR/USD, USD/JPY and AUD/USD currency pairs.

Why do traders use a VPS for MT4?

Many traders use a VPS for MT4 to reduce the chances that they will encounter technical problems during their time on the markets and ensure they benefit from fast execution. As well as this, you can run your algorithms and Expert Advisors 24/7, as they will be hosted virtually.

What is MT4?

Learn more about MT4 and how to use it.

How do I download MT4?

Find out how to download MT4.

FAQs

Can I use an MT4 VPS on a Mac?

Yes, you can run an MT4 VPS on a Mac. The signup and download process is the same as if you were using a Windows PC. Bear in mind that you can now download MT4's standard platform on Mac OS too. Learn more about MT4 on Mac.

How does a forex VPS work?

A forex VPS works by hosting a version of the MT4 platform remotely. They often offer low latency and reliable uptime, which makes them popular with traders who live in remote locations or who have unreliable internet connections.

Try these next

MT4 is a popular online trading platform that can be used to automate your trading.

Get comfortable with the MT4 platform using virtual funds.

Get access to our full MT4 offering, including a range of free indicators and add-ons.

1 Access to our MT4 VPS is free as long as you maintain the minimum account balance of £5000. If not, a £50 monthly charge will be incurred
2 Based on revenue excluding FX (published financial statements, October 2020)
3 Beeks, 2020