Getting Started

Setting alerts is free, easy and available on all devices. You can create alerts by clicking the alert icon (  ) in the main trading screen, and you can view, edit and remove alerts by clicking the “Alerts” tab located in the application menu.

How to set an alert:

1. Click on the alert icon

Screenshot of Plus500 platform with magnifying glass and finger on Alert icon

2. Set alert values

Screenshot of Plus500 platform with magnifying glass on a Price Alert

3. Get notified in real-time

"Price Alert: EUR/USD
has reached 0.9765"


React to Price Movements as They Happen

Set Price alerts to get informed when an instrument reaches a specific Buy or Sell price.


You wish to know when Oil’s Buy price reaches $49.81 as you believe it is likely to rise. Set a price alert, and if Oil reaches that level, notifications will be sent to you via your preferred method of communication (email/SMS/push).

Screenshot of Price Alert screen in the Plus500 application

Change % (Daily or Hourly)

Receive Instant Notice About Percentage Increase or Decrease

Use Change % alerts to get notifications when an instrument’s absolute price change (positive or negative) reaches a certain level. Change % alerts can also be configured to recur on a daily or hourly basis.


You want to get notified when Natural Gas rises by 0.80% from the last trading session. After placing an alert, a global market event sends the price 0.80% higher, and you will receive an alert from which you can directly log in to your account.

Screenshot of Change % screen in the Plus500 application

Traders’ Sentiments (Buyers % vs. Sellers %)

Get to Know How Others Are Trading in Real-Time

The Traders’ Sentiments is a unique notification tool which is automatically triggered when the percentage of Buyers or Sellers (among Plus500 customers) reaches a certain level.


The current market trend for USA 500 is 51% Buyers, 49% Sellers. You want to know when the Buyers % reaches or exceeds 56%, so you set a Traders’ Sentiments alert accordingly.

Screenshot of Traders' Sentiments screen in the Plus500 application


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