Getting Started

Getting Started

Getting Started

Welcome to PineConnector — let’s get you set up fast!

1. Register for a PineConnector Account

To get started, register for a PineConnector account for access to the members’ portal. The members’ portal contains the PineConnector Expert Advisor (EA) downloadable, your license information and more.

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2. Ensure that you have TradingView Essential Plan or Higher

TradingView’s plans as of September 2023
TradingView’s plans as of September 2023

To automate your TradingView strategies, indicators or scripts, you will require TradingView Essential, Plus, Premium, Expert, Elite, or Ultimate. Being on any of those plans will enable you to send webhook alerts.

Check TradingView Plan →

Using TradingView’s Trial? If you are on TradingView's free trial under the Essential, Plus, Premium, Expert, Elite, or Ultimate plan, you will be allowed to send webhook alerts, which satisfies the requirement to have a TradingView Essential plan or higher. With the Premium plan, you can send up to 400 alerts, and second-based alerts are enabled. Compare TradingView’s Plans.

3. Ensure that you are Using a Compatible Operating System

PineConnector is compatible with the following Operating Systems:

  • Windows 10 and 11
  • Windows Server 2016, 2019 and 2022
  • MacOS
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    MetaTrader Stability on MacOS While you may run MetaTrader on your MacOS, some have faced stability issues such as MetaTrader crashing with the endless loading wheel. If you face such issues with your Mac, we recommend that you opt for a Windows VPS.

Non-Compatible Operating Systems

The following operating systems are not compatible:

  1. Windows 8 or older: Please update your OS to Windows 10 or 11.
  2. Windows Server 2012: Upgrade your VPS to Windows Server 2016, 2019, or 2022.
  3. MetaQuotes VPS: Consider using an alternative VPS provider, like the PineConnector VPS.

Checking Your Windows Version

To determine the version of Windows you are currently using, follow these steps:

  1. Press the Windows logo key + R to open the Run dialog box.
  2. Type winver into the Open box.
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  4. Click OK or press Enter.

This action will display the "About Windows" box, showing the version and build number of the Windows operating system installed on your computer.

PineConnector-Compatible VPS

If you are looking for a PineConnector-compatible VPS, you may opt for the PineConnector VPS which costs $30/month or less.

PineConnector VPS →

Optimizing VPS Location for Your Broker: A Quick Guide Optimize your VPS location to achieve as low as 1ms latency, potentially saving up to 200ms.

Identify the best location for your broker:

Optimal VPS Location Checker →

Microsoft Remote Desktop for MacOS Users For MacOS users, we highly recommend utilizing Microsoft Remote Desktop (MRD) for efficient navigation of your Virtual Private Server (VPS). If you need assistance in the VPS setup, view the VPS Setup guide here.

4. New Pepperstone Clients: Unlock Exclusive Benefits


Complimentary PineConnector Access ($74.70 Value)

Register as a new Pepperstone client using our exclusive link and enjoy three months of complimentary Starter Plan access to our state-of-the-art trading tools.

Free TradingView Essential Subscription

Open a Live Trading Account with a minimum deposit of $300 and automatically receive a three-month TradingView Essential subscription for free. Trade 12 lots or more to extend your subscription.

Secure and Efficient Trading Environment

As a fully regulated broker, Pepperstone guarantees a secure and efficient trading environment, allowing you to focus on perfecting your strategies.

This exclusive offer combines complimentary PineConnector access and a TradingView Essential subscription, enabling you to use our platform for free during your first 3 months!

After signing up, reach out to PineConnector support with your Pepperstone Live Trading account number for assistance with your 3-month PineConnector starter access.

Claim Your Free Access Now →

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EA Setup