MetaQuotes has announced that the company has released “MetaTrader 5 iOS build 1335”.
This new build of MT5 allows you to migrate accounts from MetaTrader 4 and transfer SSL certificate.
How to transfer the SSL certificate
You can transfer the SSL certificate from the MT5 desktop to the MT5 iOS mobile platform.
All you need to do is just follow the below simple 4 steps.
1. opening your desktop MetaTrader 5 and select “Transfer SSL Certificate to mobile devices” by right clicking on the account in the Navigator window as below.
2. Then you just need to type in the master password of your account and set the new password consisting of 8 digits to protect the certificate.
3. Then, launch your MT5 iOS mobile application and you will be asked for the permission to import the certificate.
4. Just agree to that and enter the 8 numeric password you have set in the desktop MetaTrader 5.
Is it secure to do?
Yes, the certificate transfer from MT5 Desktop to iOS devices will be made via the trade server and is secure.
The encryption above is only performed at the client’s side, and the password you have set is not transferred or stored on the trading server.
How to migrate accounts of MT4 and MT5?
For now, the migration of accounts from MT4 to MT5 can be made from your broker where you have opened your accounts. (if your broker allows you to do so)
In case of the migration, your existing open orders, positions, and trading history will be transferred from MetaTrader 4.
The migration process is simple, and you do not need to do anything.
After the migration is done, you will see the migration dialog window, then the system will greet you, provide you with information on the new platform features, and offer to change your password.