1 - Download the file
2 - Use 'Winrar' (or 7zip) to extract the downloaded file. (available for free)
Follow the steps below to install the DF11 Icons into Football Manager.
Normally these steps will work for all versions of Football Manager.
Windows OS users need 'Winrar' (or 7zip) to extract the downloaded file.
Mac OS users need 'The Unarchiver' to extract the downloaded file.
Proceed to step 4 to set your in-game settings correctly.
4 - Start your Football Manager 20** game and open the in-game settings 'Preferences > Interface'.
* Click the "Clear Cache" button 1x.
* Untick the following line: "Use caching to decrease page loading times".
* Tick ON: "Reload skin when confirming changes in preferences".
* Confirm the changes to reload the skin.
There should be a box that pops up saying: "loading image data for the new skin".
Check the help page first for solutions by any DF11 related problem.
Foma / Patched flags
When playing Football Manager with the standard in-game skins:
3 - Place the extracted folder in the following directory of your computer system:
C:\Users\Username\Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 20**\graphics
Note: Create the 'graphics' folder yourself if it doesn't already exist at the indicated location.
When playing Football manager with custom skins (Such as Andromeda, Aurum, etc):
3 - Go to the following directory of your computer system:
C:\Users\Username\Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 20**\skins\'skin name'\graphics\pictures
Remove the flag(s) folder when present in the skin and place the new flags folder in this location.
Once this is done the new flags should be visible in your FM game.