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I have installed the OpenLayers QGIS plugin, which features external map layers in QGIS. Quoting the official page:

OpenStreetMap, Google Maps, Bing Maps layers and more

In QGIS, it seems that the plugin is well installed:

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However, no new items were added to the plugin menu:

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Any idea how to start the plugin? I have tried restarting QGIS and reinstalling the plugin several times, with no success.

merged by PolyGeo Mar 13 '16 at 1:16

This question was merged with Cannot see OpenLayers under Plugin in QGIS? because it is an exact duplicate of that question.