A detailed guide to the IQ Option trading interface
The IQ Option trading interface is one of the best among options trading platforms. It’s intuitively designed and packed with numerous features that will come in handy in your trading career. This guide will detail the different features that you’ll find on your IQ Option trading interface.
Main settings tab (1)
This is found at the top of your trading interface as a bottom pointing arrow. Click on it and you’ll find quick links to settings such as uploading your photo, editing personal data, deposit and withdraw links, general settings and the Log out option.
The general settings link can be used to change language and interface appearance among other settings.
Account balance (2)
The account balance appears on the top right of your interface. It’s orange if you’re using the practice account and green in the real account. Beside the account balance is the deposit/withdraw button.
Multi window view and asset selection (3)
The multi window view tab is at the top left of your interface. It is used to change view from one to up to 4 window view. This comes in handy when you’re trading several markets at the same time.
The asset selection feature appears as a + “plus” sign at the top of the IQ Option trading interface. This is used to quickly select a financial instrument to trade with.
The sidebar contains quick links to different features. It appears on the right edge of your IQ Option trading interface. Some of the features you’ll access here include your trading history, active trades, chat and support, market analysis and video tutorials.
Chart, tools and indicators (5)
The chart, tools and indicators appear in the middle of your trading interface. Right below the chart is the “Chart type” feature that allows you to alternate among candle, line, Heikin-Ashi and bar charts.
Below this is the time interval feature that allows you to choose the time interval between bars or candles. Next are the graphical tools which are used for technical analysis. Finally, you’ll find the indicators feature which is used to apply different technical indicators to your chart.
Market history bar (6)
This feature comes in handy during the analysis stage. It allows you to analyze the market from several months back to as recently as 2 minutes ago.
This feature is at the right side of your trading interface. This is where you’ll enter the amount you want to invest in each trade.
Higher (buy) and lower (sell) buttons (8)
These are the trade entry buttons. The higher/ buy button are used to enter a call trade. The lower/sell button are used to enter a put trade.
Market specific features
When trading options, the right side of your trading interface will include the expected return (percentage) and the time. The time feature is used to determine when you expect the trade to expire.
When trading forex and CFDs, the right side of your trading interface will include a multiplier and auto trade close features.
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