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Adaptive Moving Average Indicator (MT5)

The free Adaptive Moving Average Forex indicator for Metatrader 5 shows you where the prevailing trend is heading to.

The indicator appears as a red colored line on the main chart window and is very reliable, lightweight, and will not slow down your MT5 trading platform.

Key takeaways:

  • The trend is moving upwards when the red Adaptive Moving Average line is going up.
  • The trend is moving downwards when the red Adaptive Moving Average line is going down.

Trade idea:

For trading purposes, add two Adaptive Moving Average indicators to the chart and modify the default period for one or both indicators.

By doing so, it creates a typical crossover system that can be easily traded.

The indicator works equally well on all currency pairs (majors, minors and exotic) and shows promising results if used correctly.

Free Download:

Download the “adaptive-moving-average.mq5” indicator for MT5

Indicator Example Chart (EUR/USD H4)

The picture below shows the Adaptive Moving Average indicator in action on the MT5 trading chart.

Trading Tips:

Feel free to use your own favorite trade entry, stop loss and take profit method to trade with the Adaptive Moving Average Forex indicator.

As always, trade in agreement with the overall trend and practice on a demo account first until you fully understand this indicator.

Please note that even the best trading indicator cannot yield a 100% win rate over long periods.

Indicator Specifications & Inputs:

Trading Platform: Developed for Metatrader 5 (MT5)

Trading Instruments: Works for Forex, Stocks, Commodities, Equity Indices, Precious Metals, Energies and Shares

Time frames: Works for any time frame

Trade Style: Works for scalping, day trading and swing trading

Input Parameters: Variable (inputs tab), color settings & style

Indicator type: Moving average

Does the indicator repaint? No.

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Download the “adaptive-moving-average.mq5” indicator for Metatrader 5

How to install this indicator on Metatrader 5?

Open the Metatrader 5 platform

From the top menu, click on “File”

Then click on “Open Data Folder”

Then double click with your mouse button on “MQL5”

Now double click on “Indicators”

Paste the adaptive-moving-average.mq5 indicator in the Indicators folder.

Finally restart the MT5 platform and attach the indicator to any chart.

How to remove the indicator?

Right click with your mouse on the chart that you have the indicator attached to.

Select “Indicator List” from the drop down menu.

Select the indicator and press delete.

How to edit the indicator’s inputs and parameters?

Right click with your mouse on the chart that you have the indicator attached to.

From the drop down menu, click on indicators list.

Select the indicator from the list and press edit.

Now you can edit the indicator.

Finally, press the OK button to save the updated configuration.