Andres Jaimes

Add your GMail account to MetaTrader Notifications

By Andres Jaimes

- 2 minutes read - 215 words

On this article we’re going to set up Metatrader for email sending. This is recommended so you don’t miss important messages happening to your account.

Getting a password from Google

If you want to connect your Google email account, you have to generate a new password for Metatrader. To generate a Google password:

  1. On the GMail page click on the Apps menu at the top right corner and then click on Account. Go to Account

  2. Select Security on the left menu and then click on the 2-Step Verification link located under the How to sign in to Google section.

Make sure 2-Step Verification is On for App passwords to display.

How to sign in to Google

  1. Go to the bottom of the page, and click on App passwords. Application passwords

  2. Add a new App by using the selection boxes at the bottom and click the Generate button. Add a new application password

  3. Google will create a new random password. Copy it. You will not be able to see it again. If you lose it, you will have to create a new one. Generated app password

Connecting MetaTrader

On MetaTrader go to Tools > Options > Email and enter the following information:

Make sure you use the password generated in the previous step.

Press the Test button to confirm everything is ok.