To execute TradingView alerts to MT4 successfully, you need to install the EA correctly, otherwise, trades will not reach your MT4 account. This article will show you how to successfully install the TradingView to MT4 EA.
Once you have downloaded the EA, open your downloads folder and copy the TradingView to MT4 EA. Go to your MT4 and at the top left corner click on file and navigate as follows: File>Open Data Folder> MQL4> Experts and paste the EA here and close. Once done, refresh the Expert Advisors tab or restart your Meta trader.
Before attaching the EA onto the chart, open Tools>Options> Expert Advisors. Tick the box "Allow WebRequest for listed URL, and add the following two URLs:
Click ok to save and allow Auto-Trading at the top bar of MT4. Drag the Tradingview To MT4 EA to one of your charts, copy and paste the Webhook into the Webhook URL field and adjust any other settings accordingly and click ok to save. At this point, you should see a smiley face on the right top corner of the chart you have installed the EA on.
Sending a test from the TradingView To Anywhere website should respond with the balance on your MT4 account, and that confirms you have successfully installed the TradingView to MT4 EA correctly.