Higher Timeframe Price Action Scanner
For Tradingview

higher timeframe price action scanner on a tradingview chart


This is a higher timeframe scanner that detects the price action trend on multiple timeframes and displays them all as red or green dots. You’ll be able to see the real time and historical price action trends so you can trade in the same direction of the overall trend on higher timeframes. You can also set it to scan a different ticker if you choose. If you find pairs that correlate very well, you can use two scanners and look at both of them for extra trend confluence.


This scanner uses the same price action formula from our other indicator titled 1 Minute Scalping Indicator which can be found on our profile. It has Scalp Mode and Swing Mode. Both modes use the exact same price action parameters for signals, but Swing Mode will only give signals when the price action parameters are met AND the close is higher than the previous high for bull signals or when the close is lower than the previous low for bear signals.

How To Use

The top line of the scanner shows the price action trend for the current chart timeframe and the rest are using the higher timeframe that you set in the input settings. They start with higher timeframe #1 as the second line from the top and go down from there.

When most or all of the dots are green, you should be looking for long positions and when most or all of the dots are red, you should be looking for short positions.

Since this scanner is using pure price action to identify trends, it’s a reliable way to see what multiple timeframes are doing.


Use this with the 1 Minute Scalping Indicator so you can get the signals and candles colored per the price action on your chart as well as see the higher timeframe price action trend from the scanner. Using both together will help you make better trading decisions.


You can use this scanner on any market.


This scanner will scan the current chart timeframe and display the result on the top line, then the lines below that will display the results from the higher timeframes you choose in the settings. It has timeframes from 1 minute all the way up to 1 year.

Release Notes

4/1/2024: The signal generating algorithm has gotten a major upgrade, with the addition of 3 new trade modes based on price action concepts we have been working on for a long time. For those of you that prefer the old versions, scalp mode and swing mode have been left as normal so you can use that version if you prefer.

The new algorithms that we incorporated can be used in 3 ways: Super Scalp Mode, Super Swing Mode and Super Long Swing Mode. Super Scalp Mode is designed to get you in and out early, while still holding positions well. Super Swing Mode will get you in slightly later sometimes, but will hold positions even longer than Super Scalp Mode. Super Long Swing Mode is meant to hold positions until the trend is exhausted, but it will have later entries than the other modes. Make sure to try each one of them out and look at them on your charts to see which one you think best fits your unique trading style.

The new algo has rejection parameters built into it for when candle size is small when giving a signal. Many times false signals come in on small candles that are breaking market structure, so using the candle size rejection parameters will help avoid those situations, but in some situations, it can make it hold positions too long, so beware of that if you decide to turn the rejection parameters on.

You can turn the candle size rejections parameters on or off in the settings.

We also added a Threshold For Multiple Up/Down Signals setting that allows you to specify a number of timeframes that are all in the same signal direction at the same time. The signals will show a circle in light blue on top or orange on bottom. The default setting is 5, so when 5 different timeframes are in a bull signal or bear signal at the same time, then the circle will appear. This helps to notify you of strong trends across multiple timeframes.

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