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 by fixing the wrong login details.
Solution 1: Fix “Waiting for Update” error by logging in Metatrader account
Sometimes when user open Metatrader account and login details are wrong or expired than 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 you 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 “Waiting for Update” error by adding new chart from Market Watch
Hold left click and on any symbol on Market Watch and then drag and drop a new chart. Just simply add a new chart on the screen. This usually fixes problems when MT4 stuck on “Waiting for Update”.