# How to Install QGIS Plugin

Please ensure you have already:

  1. Open QGIS on your computer

  2. Select Plugins > Manage and Install Plugins...

  3. Find and install the Mergin plugin:

  4. Close the Plugins dialog

    The following new toolbar should have appeared in QGIS:

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    If you cannot see the toolbar above, ensure Mergin Toolbar is checked under View > Toolbars.

# Configuring the plugin

With the plugin installed, we'll now configure it with your Mergin Maps credentials.

  1. Click the Configure Mergin Plugin icon on the Mergin Toolbar:

  2. Enter your login credentials if these are blank

  3. Test the connection and click OK

    Mergin Maps plugin for QGIS is now able to load projects from the cloud in QGIS.

    The plugin has been installed and configured.