Since I install QGIS ver 3.16.1 the Google satellite XYZ tile does not display. The URL I use is the http://www.google.cn/maps/vt?lyrs=s@189&gl=cn&x={x}&y={y}&z={z} I have no problem with OSM https://tile.openstreetmap.org/{z}/{x}/{y}.png or Google Hybrid, http://mt0.google.com/vt/lyrs=y&hl=en&x={x}&y={y}&z={z}

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    Did it work before? When? Where did you get the URL from? What does QGIS' network log say? Dec 29, 2020 at 11:13
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Try http://mt.google.cn/maps/vt?lyrs=s@189&gl=cn&x={x}&y={y}&z={z} - that works for me. (Replaced www with mt)

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