1. Broker Guide To Forex.com: Introduction
  2. Broker Guide To Forex.com: Account Types And Requirements
  3. Broker Guide To Forex.com: Commission Structure
  4. Broker Guide To Forex.com: Trading Platforms And Customer Support
  5. Broker Guide To Forex.com: Opening A Demo Account
  6. Broker Guide To Forex.com: Trading Using FOREXTrader Pro
  7. Broker Guide To Forex.com: Educational Products, Research Tools And Services
  8. Broker Guide To Forex.com: Conclusion

Most forex traders are advised to open a demo account to familiarize themselves with Forex.com's platform and features. To open a demo account, click on the "open account" button on the top of the page and then select the "open a free practice account" option for either the FOREXTrader PRO or the MetaTrader options. Next, traders must fill out a short form to register on Forex.com that includes basic information like first name, last name, country, city, phone number, email address and referral source. After completing and submitting the form, an email will be sent with login information used to access with the web trading or the trading platform selected earlier.

w to sign up for demo account with Forex.com.
Figure 1: How to sign up for demo account with Forex.com.


After signing up, traders have the option of using a variety of different platforms, including FOREXTrader Pro, MetaTrader or trading through the Forex.com website. FOREXTrader Pro is the most popular option and can be used as either online or as a software download.

To use the downloadable version of FOREXTrader Pro, traders will need select the "FOREXTRADER PRO" option and then click on "Download Platform." Currently, the only downloadable version requires Microsoft Windows, while Apple users must use the FOREXTrader PRO.web version that can be accessed online.

To install the downloadable version of FOREXTrader Pro for Microsoft Windows, first click the "download" button and then click "install" when prompted to begin the installation. The full installation file will then begin downloading and, once completed, a login prompt will appear. Simply input the email address and password from the email received when signing up.

Broker Guide To Forex.com: Trading Using FOREXTrader Pro

Related Articles
  1. Trading

    Broker Guide To Forex.com: Trading Using FOREXTrader Pro

    Forex.com's primary trading platform is FOREXTrader Pro, which is a fully customizable trading platform available via the web, download and all major mobile operating systems. In this tutorial, ...
  2. Investing

    Broker Guide To Forex.com: Introduction

    Forex.com is an online foreign exchange brokerage that is owned and operated by GAIN Capital Holdings Inc. - a publicly traded company in the United States. With over 350,000 customers in more ...
  3. Investing

    Broker Guide To Forex.com: Account Types And Requirements

    Forex.com offers both practice and live trading accounts on its platform, enabling traders to place hypothetical trades before committing actual capital. By default, practice accounts are only ...
  4. Trading

    Beginner's Guide To Thinkorswim Trading Platform

    Learn how to use TD Ameritrade's Thinkorswim Trading Platform.
  5. Trading

    Beginner's Guide To Scottrade ELITE Trading Platform - Getting Started

    Scottrade is an online brokerage firm that offers a full line of investment products, online trading services and market research tools. Customers with a minimum account ...
  6. Trading

    Top US-Regulated Forex Brokers

    Who are the top regulated forex brokers in the USA to trade currencies? Here is a quick list.
  7. Trading

    Beginner's Guide To ScottradeELITE Online Trading

    Learn how to build your investments with Scottrade's advanced online trading platform.
  8. Trading

    Beginner's Guide To E*Trade Pro: Getting Started

    To download the E*Trade Pro trading platform, one must first have an account with E*Trade. Once an account has been set up, log on to the E*Trade Securities brokerage account using the provided ...
  9. Trading

    Beginner's Guide To FXCM: Introduction

    FXCM, or Forex Capital Markets, is a regulated foreign exchange broker founded in 1999. Through an FXCM account (demo or real money) traders have access to trading the world's currencies as well ...
  10. Trading

    Why Euro Traders Watch Bond Spreads

    Todd Gordon, senior technical strategist at FOREX.com, explains why currency and equity traders should closely monitor the spread between the various euro nation bonds.
Trading Center