How to connect a broker to TradingView

In this post I will provide a simple step by step guide for how to connect a broker to TradingView.

I’ve been using TradingView as a charting platform for many years. It has well laid out charts, it’s simple to use and full of features.

TradingView is continually adding more brokerage options. The platform is an excellent option for forex, stocks, options and futures traders wanting to trade live straight from the TradingView platform.

Signup for a Essential, Plus+ or Premium TradingView subscription using the link. *New users get $15 towards a new plan.

What brokers can I use with TradingView?

TradingView is constantly adding more and more Brokerage options. If you trade forex, stocks or futures there are currently some excellent brokerage options available for use with the platform.

Below are the brokerage firms available to trade with TradingView:

List of Tradingview Brokers

Before connecting to Brokerage account. You’ll first need a Brokerage account that is Partnered with Tradingview.

For an up to date list of Brokers partnered with Tradingview check out this post at the link.

How to connect a broker to TradingView

If you have a brokerage account with one of the brokerage firms listed above. Then go ahead and follow the instructions below for how to connect a broker to tradingview.

If you don’t already have a brokerage account. Then you will need to sign up and apply for your preferred brokerage.

How to apply for a TradingView brokerage account.

Opening a brokerage account is straight forward. Each brokerage will have their own application process. Typically this will require providing personal details plus identification.

To apply for an account with any of the brokerage firms listed. Click the links listed above to be taken to the brokerage account sign up pages.

Accounts can take several business days to process and accounts to be opened. Accounts will require funds to be deposited to trade. Typically via bank transfer.

How to connect a broker to TradingView

Once you have your brokerage account credentials you can go ahead and connect to TradingView.

To connect a broker to tradingview do the following:

Step 1: Open a TradingView Essential account. To trade live in TradingView you will need minimum a TradingView Essential account.

The TradingView free accounts are great for starting out. But by the time you get to the stage of trading live. You really want all features that come will an upgraded account. Most important is the ‘fastest data flow’. For fast real time data.

Step 2: Open a TradingView chart window

Step 3: In the chart window select the ‘Trading panel’ tab in the bottom menu.

Select the ‘Trading Panel’ to view available brokers

Step 4: Expand ‘Trading Panel’ window to view all available brokers

Tradingview brokers
Click the ‘triple’ dots to expand the ‘Brokers page’.

Step 5: Hover over the brokerage firm you have a funded account. Click ‘Connect’.

NOTE: For the following example I will be using my AMP futures account. the process is similar for all brokers.

Tradingview brokers,
Connect an AMP futures account to TradingView
Select the brokerage firm where you have a funded account

Step 6: Enter your brokerage account credentials – Username and password.

Connect an AMP futures account to TradingView
Connect an AMP futures account to TradingView

NOTE: Signing into some brokers may encounter a connection error. Brokers such as Tradovate require permission to connect TradingView to your brokerage account. If this is the case. Follow the instructions given. Permission is given within your brokers account login.

Step 7: Confirm your live connection. Your live brokerage account should display in the top tab of this window. A successful connection will display with a green light beside your broker trading panel name.

This window will display your account balance, margin, open positions, orders, history and account summary.

Step 8: Minimise the order window. You can now trade live with your brokerage account.

Confirmation of your live broker connection will display in the bottom tab of your charting window

You’re now connected to your live trading brokerage account in TradingView.

How to disconnect a broker from TradingView

To disconnect your live trading brokerage account from TradingView:

Step 1: ‘Open trading Panel’ by clicking on your brokerage connection in the bottom of the chart window.

Step 2: In the expanded ‘Order window’ select the live account drop down menu and click ‘Logout’.

How to logout of a live brokerage account from tradingView
How to disconnect a broker from tradingview

You’re now logged out of your live brokerage account from TradingView. Be sure to logout of your trading account after each trading session.

TradingView account

Signup for a Essential, Plus+ or Premium TradingView subscription using the link. *New users get $15 towards a new plan.

Benjamin Crichton
Benjamin Crichton

I'm Ben, I graduated with a degree in Engineering and Science from the University of Adelaide, Australia. I've been actively trading the Futures and Forex markets since 2014.

In 2018 I started Tradamaker a site that specializes in trading resource tutorials. I use my professional background in probability, statistics, risk analysis, uncertainty, pattern recognition, coding and charting to help fellow traders get the most out of online trading software and tools.

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