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Due to unknown reason, I cannot connect to official plugin service in these days. Alternatively, I downloaded the zip file of QuickMapService and unziped it to the directory

C:\Program Files\QGIS 2.18\apps\qgis\python\plugins

My QGIS version is 2.18.3 and I have enabled the plugin in the plugin manager.

However, the manager show me the error message like

Coordinate Capture

Capture mouse coordinates in different CRS




Category: Vector 

Installed version: Version 0.1 (in C:/PROGRA~1/QGIS2~1.18/apps/qgis/plugins/coordinatecaptureplugin.dll)

I'm not sure it's due to the plugin itself (unlikely!) or the way I install the plugin (wrong directory?). Any suggestion?

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External plugins should be installed to

C:\Users\<yourusername>\.qgis2\python\plugins

If you want to install QuickMapServices manually, you have to extract it to the folder given above, not under the C:\Program Files\ folder. The folder you used is for core python plugins.

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