Microsoft Flight Simulator FAQ

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First Installation via content manager - Set Your Experience screen


To download the packages, follow the instructions below.

Note: You can pause or stop the download of the packages at any time during this process—the download will resume where you left it.

Installation Procedure

Installation setup:

  • Press the WINDOW key on your keyboard (Windows icon key) and type "Microsoft Flight Simulator" to launch the Microsoft Flight Simulator app
  • After launching the game, the start page will be displayed. Press any key to continue.
  • To install Microsoft Flight Simulator to a different folder, click "Browse" and select a new destination folder if you have created one already or create a new folder before saving that new path.
    *The drive selected for installation must have at least 150 GB of free space available*
  • Click on "Update" to launch the download.Annotation_2020-08-14_180823.png


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