Instructions for PrimeTrader Pocket
PrimeTrader Pocket is a scaled down version of Netfonds PrimeTrader,
suitable for small handheld devices like mobile phones and personal
data assistants (PDA's).
PrimeTrader Pocket provides the following features:
As of yet only Oslo Børs (OSE) is supported. More
exchanges will come later if customer demand exists.
- Real time quotes for stocks and indices.
- Real time order-depths
- Trading, including functionality for following and altering
with questions and comments.
PrimeTrader Pocket can be used by all existing users of PrimeTrader, no
additional fees are required.
Since PrimeTrader Pocket is written in Java it should in theory work on
every Java enabled device available. We have however tested and
validated it on the following mobile phones.
It should also work on most other Java enabled mobile phones, however a
large color screen is necessary to have the full benefits of
- Sony Ericsson P800
- Nokia 3650
- HTC S710
Please note that the Sony Ericsson T610 is NOT supported due to
limitations of the mobile phone.
PrimeTrader Pocket can be installed by downloading the two
to your computer. Thereafter you must use the software supplied with
your mobile phone to install them on the device.
PrimeTrader Pocket can also be installed from our wap
services. Enter wap.netfonds.no and you will find PPT (Java) as an
option on the frontpage.
Alternatively you can enter the following address directly on
your phone, and installation should start automatically: http://www.netfonds.no/PrimeTrader/PPT.jad
Configuring the devices
Before you can run PrimeTrader Pocket on your mobile phone, the device
must be configured to connect directly to the Internet. (This is NOT
the same as a WAP configuration.) The easiest way is to get your
service provider to send you a configuration by SMS, but you can also
do it manually. For both options, check the homepage of your
service company for details.
You should also relax or turn off any power-saving modes that
disconnects the device when idle, otherwise you may lose connection
with our streaming servers. On the HTC when using WLAN, this is done by
selecting Settings -> Connection -> WLAN -> Power Mode,
then unselecting the "Auto turn off WLAN...".
PrimeTrader Pocket is designed to run on small devices, so the number
of different screens has been kept as small as possible.
Each screen is illustrated and described below.
Enter the username and password you use on the regular PrimeTrader
client to log in. Then click "OK".
The mobile phone will store your username between invocations, so you
don't have to enter it multiple times. The password must however be
entered each time PrimeTrader Pocket starts.
The main menu
The main menu has four simple choices:
In addition there is a ticker line at the top which shows the last
quote for the quotes you are subscribed to.
- Stream quotes: Which shows an overview of all the
- Current orders: Lists your current orders,
- Configure: Which controls your subscriptions.
- Quit PrimeTrader Pocket: Which exits the application.
The stream screen
The Stream screen shows a list of all the quotes you are subscribed to.
It shows the ticker, the last value, and change today.
From the stream screen you can go to a more detailed view of a single
quote, trade in a quote or to the market by price view of a quote.
The detailed view screen
The detailed view show details about a single stock.
The order form screen
The order form allows you to place an order in any stock. Simply check
Buy or Sell, and fill in the quantity and limit you wish to trade for.
Then click "Execute" to to submit the order.
The market by price screen
The market by price screen shows the entire order depth of a single
quote, both graphically and numerically.
Up and down buttons may be used for scrolling the screen.
The current orders screen
The current order screen shows a list of all orders. If the order is
active and partly filled it is also shown how much of the order that
has been filled. From the menu it is possible to change or cancel the
The configure screen
Enter the ticker of the quote you are interested in and press
subscribe. To unsubscribe enter it again. In addition you are
automatically subscribed to quotes in which you have traded today.
Indices are treated exactly the same way as quotes, and must be
subscribed by their tickers.