Up Down Signals Metatrader 4 Forex Indicator

The Up Down Signals forex MT4 indicator provides green and red dotted buy and sell trading signals on the main Metatrader 4 chart.

Red dots aligned above price indicate the market is down trending and traders look for sell trade opportunities.

Conversely, green dots aligned below price indicate the market is up trending and traders look for buy trade opportunities.

This indicator can be used on its own and works for scalping (M1, M5), day trading (M5, M15) and swing trading (M30, H1, H4, D1).

The default indicator HL_period value is set to 3 but can be modified directly from the indicator’s inputs tab. Tweak its setting to fully fit your needs.

Free Download

Download the up-down-indicator.mq4” MT4 indicator

Example Chart

The USD/JPY H1 chart below displays the Up Down Signals forex indicator in action.

Basic Trading Signals

Signals from the Up Down Signals MT4 forex indicator are easy to interpret and goes as follows:

Buy Signal: Initiate a buy trade when the Up Down Signals indicator draws green dots below the price.

Sell Signal: Initiate a sell trade when the Up Down Signals indicator draws red dots above the price.

Trade Exit: Close the open trade when an opposite signal occurs, or use your own method of trade exit.


Download the up-down-indicator.mq4” Metatrader 4 indicator

MT4 Indicator Characteristics

Currency pairs: Any

Platform: Metatrader 4

Type: chart pattern

Customization options: Variable (HL_period, NumBars) Colors, width & Style.

Time frames: 1-Minute, 5-Minutes, 15-Minutes, 30-Minutes, 1-Hour, 4-Hours, 1-Day, 1-Week, 1-Month

Type: Trend Signals


Copy and paste the up-down-indicator.mq4 indicator into the MQL4 indicators folder of the Metatrader 4 trading platform.

You can access this folder from the top menu as follows:

File > Open Data Folder > MQL4 > Indicators (paste here)

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