How do I set up and update my downloads?


ForeFlight Mobile's 'Downloads' menu is designed to make selecting, downloading, and updating your data easy. The Downloads menu allows you to select the types of items you want to download to your device. ForeFlight Mobile will automatically contact our servers and display updates as they become available. If you download updates that are not yet effective (future data sets), they will automatically be used by ForeFlight Mobile when they become effective. 

To set up your Download settings, please follow these steps:

STEP 1: From within ForeFlight mobile, tap on the MORE button.


Image 1. Tap the MORE button.

STEP 2: Select DOWNLOADS at the top of the menu.


Image 2. Select DOWNLOADS.

STEP 3: From the DOWNLOADS menu, select the area for which you need the charts (i.e. United States). 


Image 3. Select a geographic region.

STEP 4: In the top section of the menu, select what type of items you want to download (i.e. VFR CHARTS).


Image 4. Select the data type you want to install.

STEP 5: In the States list, select the geographic areas for which you want those items (i.e. Texas).


Image 5. Select the state or province you want to have data for.

STEP 6: Once you have made all your selections, select the DOWNLOADS back button at the top-left portion of the menu in the dark blue section.


Image 6. Select the back (DOWNLOADS) button.

STEP 7: Tap the blue DOWNLOAD button on the bottom of the menu to start downloading your selections. 


Image 7. Select the blue DOWNLOAD button.

To install updates to your downloads, once you have set them up, all you have to do is select the blue DOWNLOAD button on the Downloads menu any time you see a red circle with a number displayed on the MORE button.

For more on managing your downloads, please see the downloads section in the ForeFlight Mobile Pilot's Guide.