Moving average is one of standard and the most commonly-used Forex indicators. In this article you can read for what purpose and how to use the Moving Average indicator on Forex.
To set the MA indicator, click on “Insert” in the upper left corner of the MetaTrader terminal, choose “Indicators”, “Trend” and click “Moving Average”.
After that, you will see a window with settings. In the Parameters tab you can set a period, a shift, the MA method, choose to what you will apply the indicator.
In the Visualization tab you choose on what timeframes the MA will appear. After customizing the settings, click “Ok” and the Moving Average will appear on the chart.