Update MT4 desktop and Android terminal to continue using the platform.
Update Your MT4 Terminal to Continue Trading
From March 1, 2019 all MT4 desktop terminal builds below 1118 and MT4 Android terminal builds below 1104 will no longer be supported.
Older terminals will not be able to connect to our trading servers, so please upgrade your terminal to the latest version to continue trading.
Update your MetaTrader4 trading platform
Your current MetaTrader 4 trading platform requires urgent updating to the 1170 version as soon as possible.
As of 1 March 2019, MetaTrader 4 desktop platforms below 1118 and MetaTrader 4 Android platforms below 1104 will no longer be supported – and will not connect to the trading servers.
To update your Desktop terminal:
- Download the latest version of MT4 in your broker’s official website, or
- Utilize live update – your platform will update automatically upon connecting to the updated MT4 server.*
To update your Android MT4 platform:
- Download the latest version from Google Play.
Following the update, you can click on Help > About > Build 1170 in the MT4 terminal to ensure that you have enabled the correct version.
What happens if you don’t update your MT4?
MetaQuotes, the developer of MetaTrader4 trading platform is currently mainly working on development of MT5 (MetaTrader5) trading platform.
In the past MT4 was said to be not updated anymore, but there are and most likely, will be updates in the future.
Your MT4 trading platform should be updated automatically, but if not, you must update it by yourself.
Without the update to the 1170 version, your MT4 won’t be supported by MetaQuotes.
This can cause malfunction to process of price feed and other trading tools.
Meanwhile, the new trading platform by MetaQuotes, MetaTrader5 has expanded features and tools available for traders.
MetaTrader5, comparing to the currently most popular trading platform MetaTrader4, has many improved conditions.
What are the difference between MT4 and MT5 trading platforms? Go to the page here for more!
For the list of MetaTrader5 online brokers, please go to the page here.