MetaTrader 4 or Metatrader 5 common error is “Waiting for update.”When you open the MT4/MT5 platform, you can see the frozen screen and image like below:
Error “Waiting for update” is Metatrader error (mt4/mt5) when the platform is not getting any price quotes. The error “Waiting for update” can be solved by adding a new chart symbol on the chart or fixing the wrong login details.
Solution 1: Fix the “Waiting for Update” error by logging in Metatrader account
Sometimes when users open a Metatrader account and login details are wrong or expired, Metatrader chart quotes can not be visible. Users will see than “Waiting for update” error. Wrong login credentials can create a problem. Always check on MT4/MT5 are logged successfully, and do you have an internet connection. In this case, read more about the wrong login details and Common error on MT4.
Solution 2: Fix the “Waiting for Update” error by adding a new chart from Market Watch
Hold left click and on any symbol on Market Watch and then drag and drop a new chart. Add a new chart on the screen. This usually fixes problems when MT4 is stuck on “Waiting for Update.”