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Important Information for Existing Flightradar24 Mobile App Users

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Our new and much improved iOS and Android flight tracker app is now available in the App Store and Play Store. With tons of new features and improvements, the new Flightradar24 flight tracker app is the best way to track flights on your mobile device. With this release we’re making some major changes to the app structure so we can continue to add great features and improve everyone’s flight tracking experience. If you’ve previously used any version of our mobile apps, see below for how you can start taking advantage of the new features in Flightradar24.

If you have previously purchased the Flightradar24 app

After 3 years of supporting two versions of Flightradar24, the old Pro and Premium app will stop working on March 30, 2020. The original Flightradar24 app launched in 2009 and was built on technologies that are being discontinued. As most users have moved to the new app and the technology running the old Pro and Premium app sunsets, we’ve decided the time is right to say goodbye to the old app. We encourage you to download our new app at fr24.com/apps to continue your Flightradar24 flight tracking experience after March 30, 2020.

While the existing app will no longer appear in the main App Store or Play Store, you may restore the app if you have already purchased it (e.g., if you buy a new phone). On iOS, open the App Store, tap Updates, then tap Purchased. On Android, ensure you are logged in to your Google account, open here, or visit the Play Store, then My apps and games, then tap Library).

If you have an existing subscription

If you currently have a subscription, download (iOS | Android) the new app and log in to begin taking advantage of the new features. Your subscription allows you access to features on the web and in the apps.

If you have a subscription via the App Store on iOS, but have not yet created a username and password, you will need to do so to use the new app. To create a username and password, please create one in the existing premium app first by opening the settings menu and pressing ‘App settings’. You will then see an option to register your account. Once you have registered your account, please download the new Flightradar24 app and log in to begin taking advantage of our great new features.

If you currently use the free Flightradar24 app

If you currently use the free Flightradar24 app, update your existing app today (iOS | Android) to advantage of our great new features, like arrival and departure boards, including on ground information for airports, where available; flight and aircraft history, single flight playback, and more!

To get even more out of Flightradar24, upgrade to one of our a Silver or Gold free for 7 days. Subscriptions offer more great features like additional flight details, extended flight and aircraft history, weather layers and more!

Our support team is ready to assist with any questions you may have. Happy tracking!

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