The enhancements and modifications below are in the latest release of mobileTWS for Android phones. Recent updates to mobileTWS include support for realtime data updates in charts.
Additionally, customers with two-factor authentication via the IB security card can now use the new digital security app, sDSA, and dispense with their security card.
Once the app is activated through Account Management, logging in is almost automatic. You enter your PIN same PIN you currently use to activate your security card and generate the response, which is transferred automatically to the mobileTWS login screen.
Login is then complete. You can now edit field values without going to a new page; simply tap and edit. We have also included the price wand feature which displays a list of prices above and below the current price from which you can quickly choose.
Configure Columns - You can now configure columns in the Watchlists, Portfolio view, Orders view and Trades view by clicking the configuration icon three vertical lines next to the ticker symbol header.
You can add, remove and rearrange columns. Swipe left or right to navigate within the page and see additional columns. Additionally, the top level main menu has been replaced by a more sophisticated and easier to use slide-out menu.
To view the slide-out menu, tap the list icon three horizontal lines to the left of the page title. Easy-to-Use Menu - The top level main menu has been replaced by a more sophisticated and easier to use slide-out menu. To view the slide-out menu on any page, tap the list icon three horizontal lines to the left of the page title. Trailing Limit if Touched order. Display Frozen Market Data - A static snapshot of the last known quote bid, ask, and sizes will be displayed when markets are closed.
Note that static data is displayed only for tickers that have a market data description. Frozen data is identifiable by its grey background and small diamond-shaped icon preceding the quote. Additionally, this only applies to ticker row data and is not yet reflected in charts, deep book or Time and Sales data. To enable high precision forex quotes, open Configuration and check High precision Forex quotes. To launch Account Management, use the Manage button in the upper right corner of the Account page, or use the Configuration page.
Note that this feature is not available in Read-Only mode, as it requires login verification. You can now add structured products to a watchlist by entering the ISIN. Customers who have a guaranteed dollar account can now log into mobileTWS, but can only route orders to the Universal account.
The UG guaranteed dollar portion of the account will not be displayed and no trades or orders for that segment will be displayed. Trade Bulletins - Blinking notifications concerning exchange, trading and other issues are now supported in mobileTWS for Android phones.
Note that only India residents can trade stocks, currency futures and currency options. The SSL checkbox is available on the login window. This security feature is available in all regions that support this protocol. Note that enabling this functionality may slightly impact performance depending on the capabilities of your mobile device. Select the language from the login window. To add a chart study, open chart configuration using the wrench icon, and click the Chart line to choose and configure a chart study.
In addition, Portfolio News offerings have been enhanced with ticker-related Contract news, which displays on the Contract Details page below the orders. A new item has been added to the main menu.
Portfolio News will open to display the latest news headlines relating to contracts in your portfolio. Tap a headline to read the full story; press and hold headline to see a list of companies mentioned in the article with the ability to open Contract Details for each company. Scroll down to see the full 50 available news items, and tap Load More… to load the next 50 entries. Attached orders including bracket, stop loss and profit takers orders are now supported on mobileTWS for Android phones.
To use attached orders, from the order ticket use the "Attach Order" selector and choose the order type. The Mobile Trading Assistant comprises a group of notifications that are controlled separately and that pro actively notify you when user-specified market, account, positions and order execution thresholds are crossed.
Notifications occur in real time, and can be sent via email or text. To activate the Mobile Trading Assistant notifications, from the Main Menu select Mobile Trading Assistant , and use the sliders on each category to enable or disable the notification. Specify the boundary limits as needed.
A new entry in the returned contract list allows you to build combination orders. Tap Done and the combo appears on the Watchlist. Tap the combo to view details on the combo and to submit an order.
Also access the combo builder feature from the contract details of an underlying by tapping on the options button. If you elect to use read-only, you no longer have to log in to mobileTWS; you will be connected when you launch the application. However, you will not be able to initiate or manage orders using read-only access.
You are working at your desktop TWS and need to leave the office for a meeting. Without closing your TWS session, you double-click the mobileTWS icon on your device, and receive a message that you're already logged into another session.
You are using mobileTWS in read-only, want to trade, happen to be sitting at your desk and prefer to use the full-size keyboard. To completely disable read-only access for example, if you lose your device , log into Account Management and disable.
In addition, the Previous and Next buttons allow the user to quickly scroll through details of the page. The orders page displays all orders including working, completed and cancelled orders. This page replaces the Trades page, but you can elect to view trades using the legacy page by turning on Legacy Trades View from the Configuration page.
Android is a trademark of Google Inc. Enhancements The enhancements and modifications below are in the latest release of mobileTWS for Android phones. Market on Close - A Market-on-Close MOC order is a market order that is submitted to execute as close to the closing price as possible. Limit on Close - A Limit-on-close LOC order will be submitted at the close and will execute if the closing price is at or better than the submitted limit price. Limit if Touched - A Limit if Touched is an order to buy or sell a contract at a specified price or better, below or above the market.
Market with Protection - A Market with Protection order is a market order that will be cancelled and resubmitted as a limit order if the entire order does not immediately execute at the market price. Stop with Protection - A Stop with Protection order combines the functionality of a stop limit order with a market with protection order. Support for Structured Products Build 6. Market notifications - Sends a notification if the daily change percent exceeds the bounds you define for a specific instrument.More...