4. PlatformTransmit for MetaTrader 4

To "run a strategy" here on Collective2, you'll need to submit buy and sell signals. That means: when it's time to buy something, you need to tell us, "Buy now." When it's time to sell, you'll need to tell us, "Sell now."

In other words, at Collective2, you never post an imaginary track record, based on how you would-have (should-have... could-have) traded.* You actually have to tell us: "It is time to buy XXX now." Or: "Take a profit now on my position in YYY." The results of these real-time buy and sell signals are the track record we show to prospective subscribers. 

How it works:      https://support.collective2.com/hc/en-us/articles/115005017968

Connect MetaTrader (4):

  • PlatformTransmit is only for Forex. Users cannot sync other instrument types.
  • PlatformTransmit is special Expert Advisor capable of reading any type of order from MetaTrader 4 and posting it automatically into a C2 trading strategy which you manage. PlatformTransmit requires at least version MT4 build 600.

Once you set up MetaTrader 4, orders can be entered into your C2 system without logging into Collective2. In addition, you can use MetaTrader's manual buy / sell order entry, or you can use MetaTrader's automated strategies to enter new signals into C2.

You can connect only one MetaTrader 4 Account (sim or live) to one Collective2 Strategy at this time.

NEVER use two connectors linked to the same C2 strategy, at the same time!

Minimum System Requirements:

--   Microsoft .NET 4.5 SP1 (download page)
--   Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015 (download page
--   MetaTrader 4 build 600 or above

How to get started

1. Download & Install to MT4:

--   Go to: https://trade.collective2.com/supported-platforms/
--   Download to your computer PlatformTransmit.MT4.Setup.exe
--   Run the installer and click Next until "Select Installation Folder" page appears
--   Click Browse and select your target MT4 Data folder, then hit "Select Folder". Your final path should be:
--   Restart MetaTrader 4

     Please note, files cannot be manually moved to folders, the installer must process dll registry as well.

2. Platform side setup

--   Connect your "source" MT4 account
--   Open any chart with tick refresh
--   Attach "C2PlatformTransmit" Expert Advisor to chart (ONLY TO ONE CHART!!!)
     The single copy of the EA will publish all orders for all symbols/charts.
--   COMMON TAB: check "Allow DLL imports"
--   INPUTS TAB: Fill your C2 API Key (save if you want)
--   Click "OK"
--   Check MT4 Experts Tab if "C2PlatformTransmit: initialized" message appears

3. Collective2 side setup

--   Login to your Collective2 account
--   Go to Trade Leader Tools / PlatformTransmit menu
--   Click "Set up my PlatformTransmit" button
--   Select your desired platform
--   Fill your MT4 Account Number - ex: 1234567 (min 5 chars)

--   Select which instrument transmit to followers
--   Select which C2 Strategy will hold your trading record
--   Click Save
--   Check the final setup again and set Status to ON.
--   That's it!

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