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It always makes me laugh inside when clients in the past have questioned why I have charged them a few hours to install a plugin. You just click plugins, add new and upload it - how does that take 2 hours, they'd say.
What takes time is finding the right one, and then setting it up.
I'll admit - I hate using most plugins. I always build it myself if I can because of the amount of time you waste trying to get a one size fits all plugin to do something specific.
They're buggy and generally suck a good 60% of the time. And that's where the hours get spent.
Here's an article that explains the process: https://smallbiztrends.com/2015/03/how-to-install-a-wordpress-plugin.html