Installation & Configuration¶
Make sure QGIS is downloaded and installed. (Need help? Check out our guide to installing QGIS)
Launch QGIS and from the dropdown menus along the top, choose
Plugins --> Manage and Install Plugins.
- Search for the plugin
planet_explorer, click Install
Using the Plugin¶
After installation is complete, make sure the Planet QGIS Plugin is activated in the
Manage and Install
Plugins interface (Plugins --> Manage and Install Plugins...)
Then from the QGIS menu bar, select
Web --> Planet Explorer --> Planet Explorer:
Once activated, the Planet toolbar will be added to your QGIS project.
Log in to your Planet account¶
The login interface lets you to log in with the email and password associated
with your Planet account. Selecting the option to
Save Credentials will cache
your login within QGIS's authentication system to save time when working in the
Once the plugin is open, you'll see this login interface. Enter your Planet account information, or click the Contact Us! link to be in touch with our team. Once logged in, the imagery & Basemaps available to your account will be accessible.
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