How to show more candles and bars in MT4

January 31, 2014

How do I show more candles and bars in MetaTrader 4 (MT4) charts?

To view more bars and candles on your MT4 charts, please follow the steps below:

  1. Go to ‘Tools’ in the menu bar and then click ‘Options’
  2. Select the ‘Charts’ tab.
  3. At the bottom, where it has a dialog box for ‘Max bars in history’ and ‘Max bars in chart’, type in how many bars you would like to see. The maximum number available is 2147483647. Click ‘OK’
  4. Refresh your charts to display this new change. Do this by right-clicking directly onto the chart and selecting ‘Refresh’.

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