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"Your bandwidth is too low for data streaming, you have been switched to offline mode"

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IMPROVE YOUR BANDWIDTH

The message "Your bandwidth is too low for data streaming, you have been switched to offline mode" appears when the bandwidth was inferior to 5Mbps during the download or if it takes more than 3 seconds to load a tile during a flight. 

Streaming and downloading both tie up bandwidth and slow down your connection speed, which can cause problems with Microsoft Flight Simulator. This slow down happens even if you are streaming or downloading on a different device than the one you are playing on. Stopping streams, downloads, and turning off other devices connected to your modem or router can improve your Microsoft Flight Simulator connection a great deal.

 

ISSUE CAUSED BY 3RD PARTY CONTENT

If you have installed mods that allow you to use something other than Bing Maps, restore Bing Maps and undo any modification made to your host file by the plug-in. To do so, read the add-on's documentation and follow the add-on creator's instructions.

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