How To Update The Indicator (Mac)

Step 1:

Go to the TradingLab Discord. Once in the Discord, go to the channel called "Private-Indicator". This channel will contain the latest version of the indicator files zip. Download that file to your computer.

Step 2:

After downloading the zip file, move it from your downloads folder to your desktop and double click to unzip the folder.

Step 3:

Open MetaTrader 5 and go to "File -> Open Data Folder".

A new window should appear that looks like this:

Step 4:

Click on the folder on the left hand side of the screen that says "My Mac Desktop".

Find the folder you unzipped in step 4 and double-click to open the folder. Once this folder is open it should look similar to this:

Step 5:

Right click and copy the .ex5 indicator file.

Note: To right click on mac inside of this window you may have to use Control+Click or double tap with two fingers on the track pad

Now we need to navigate to the folder "MQL5->Indicators" to paste the file. After pasting this file we need to delete the previous version of the indicator. Below is a gif of the whole process:

Step 6:

Now that you have the indicator files installed on your computer, open MetaTrader 5 and go to "Tools -> Options"

Go to the "Expert Advisors Tab" and make sure the box that says "Allow DLL Imports" is checked

Step 7:

Close out of the options window and go to the left side of your screen to the "Navigator" window. Expand the "Indicators" icon. Under "Indicators" drag the TradingLab indicator icon to your chart.

Note: If you can't see the navigator window, go to "View->Navigator" and click on this icon to get this window to appear on the left side of your screen

Step 8:

Upon dragging the indicator to your chart, a window will appear. Make sure you check "Allow DLL Imports".

Go to the "Inputs" tab and under "email" double click the grey input box and type in the email that you signed with on

Press OK and now the updated indicator should be added to your chart.

Congrats, you have successfully updated the indicator! ๐ŸŽ‰

If you are having trouble installing the indicator. Feel free to email our support team at or join our discord to create a support ticket they will kindly help you with the installation process.

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