How to Get Candlesticks on TradingView: A Comprehensive Guide
Updated: May 22
Candlestick patterns are powerful tools for traders and investors looking to analyze price movements and make informed trading decisions. However, there are times when you may find that candlesticks have disappeared from your TradingView chart.
In this article, we'll explore what candlestick patterns are, how to get them on TradingView, and how to unhide them if they've accidentally been hidden. Let's dive in!
What to Do If Candlesticks Disappear from Your Chart
If you find that candlesticks are missing from your TradingView chart, don't worry! The most likely reason is that you've accidentally hidden the data series, making the candlesticks invisible.
To unhide the candlesticks and make them visible again, simply click on the little eye icon next to the symbol's name on your chart. This will restore the visibility of the candlesticks and allow you to continue analyzing price movements.
What Are Candlestick Patterns?
Candlestick patterns are visual representations of price movements over specific time periods. Each candlestick shows the opening price, closing price, highest price, and lowest price during that period. Originating in Japan centuries ago, candlestick charts have become a popular tool for traders around the world. Candlestick patterns can be classified into two main categories:
Bullish Patterns: Indicate that the price of a security is likely to go up.
Bearish Patterns: Indicate that the price of a security is likely to go down.
How to Get Candlesticks on TradingView
To access candlestick pattern indicators on TradingView, follow these steps:
Open the Indicators and Strategies menu on TradingView.
Navigate to the Candlestick Patterns tab.
Select the candlestick pattern indicators you wish to use from the list.
Once you've added the indicators, TradingView will label the patterns on the chart:
Blue labels for bullish patterns
Red labels for bearish patterns
Gray labels for patterns that can be both bullish and bearish
You can also hover over the labels to view additional information about each pattern through popup tooltips.
Tips for Using Candlestick Patterns in Technical Analysis
Use candlestick patterns in conjunction with other technical indicators for comprehensive analysis.
Practice analyzing patterns on historical data to build confidence.
Remember that candlestick patterns are not a guarantee of future price movements.
Frequently Asked Questions About Candlesticks on TradingView
Why can't I see candles in TradingView?
If you're unable to see candlesticks on your chart, it's possible that you've accidentally hidden the data series. To unhide the candlesticks, simply click on the little eye icon next to the symbol's name on your chart. This will restore the visibility of the candlesticks, allowing you to continue your analysis.
How do you read candles on TradingView?
Reading candlesticks involves understanding the four key price points: the opening price, closing price, highest price, and lowest price. The body of the candle represents the range between the opening and closing prices, while the wicks show the highest and lowest prices.
How do I unhide candles on TradingView?
If you've accidentally hidden candles, you can unhide them by selecting the "Candles" chart type from the toolbar at the top of the chart.
What are all the candlestick patterns indicators in TradingView?
TradingView offers a variety of candlestick pattern indicators, including but not limited to:
How do I enable candle time in TradingView?
To enable the remaining time for the current candle, right-click the price scale on the right-hand side of the chart, then click 'countdown to bar close.'
How Much Is TradingView?
TradingView offers a range of pricing plans to suit traders at every level of ambition, along with a free trial option for those who want to explore the platform's features before committing to a paid plan. Here's an overview of the available plans: