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How do I set up text alerts in Trading Station?

In order to set up text message alerts in Trading Station, please follow the steps below:

  1. Click on “System” in the top Toolbar of the Trading Station window and press “Options”
  2. In the options window, please go down to the “Marketscope 2.0” section and select “Strategies Options”
  3. In the field “SMTP server address” enter your SMTP server address Add :465 to the end of your SMTP server address (,,
  4. In the field “SMTP user” enter your email username – the one you use to login to your email
  5. In the field “SMTP password” enter your email password – the one you use to login to your email
  6. In the field “From address” enter your email address
  7. In the field “Default email address” enter your carrier’s SMS gateway If you do not know the SMS gateway, please check your phone carriers website or contact their customer support. You may also be able to obtain the information from third party sites similar to the following links: (1,2)

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Your strategies should now be able to send text message alerts. When setting up your strategy please change the “Send e-mail” field to “Yes” in order to enable sending messages for that particular strategy.

FXCM Technical Support Video TutorialTrading Station II Text Alerts (03:50)

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