How to Install Minecraft Mods for PC, Mac, and Consoles

June 14, 2024 / General Discussion

Minecraft mods have new features, creatures, blocks, and mechanics that can enhance your gaming experience, but installing the mods varies as per the platform you’re playing on. This article will explain the process of installing mods for PCs, Macs, and consoles.

PC (Windows)

  1. Install Minecraft Forge Go to the official website of Minecraft Forge https://files.minecraftforge.net/ and download the latest version from the installer.
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    Run your installer and follow the prompts to install the Forge
  2. Download Mods РFind mods you want to install from trusted sources like Curse Forge  (https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/mc-mods) or the Minecraft Forum (https://www.minecraftforum.net/).
    – Download the mods and remember the folder where you save them
  3. Install Mods – Go to your installation folder where Minecraft is located usually in the directory %appdata%.minecraft.
    – Open the “mods” folder located in the Minecraft directory.
    – Add the the downloaded mods to the mods folder.
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Mac

  1. Install Minecraft Forge – Follow steps 1 and 2 from the PC instructions.
  2. Install Mods – Open Finder and press Command+Shift+G to open the “Go to Folder” window.
    – Write “~/Library/Application Support/minecraft” and press Enter.
    – Open the “mods” folder (create a new one if it doesn’t exist).
    – Copy the downloaded mods into the mods folder.
    – To activate the mods, launch Minecraft with the Forge profile.

Consoles (e.g., Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch)

Unfortunately, installing mods on consoles is not officially supported by Minecraft. Consoles have strict restrictions and limitations, and mods can violate terms of service or even damage your console. However, some versions of Minecraft, like the Bedrock Edition, support add-ons and mods from the in-game marketplace. You can purchase and install these mods directly from the marketplace in the game.
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Installing Minecraft mods can greatly enrich your gameplay experience, whether you’re on PC, Mac, or consoles. For PC and Mac users, using Forge is the most common method for modding, while console players can explore official add-ons and mods available through the in-game marketplace. Always ensure to download mods from trusted sources to avoid any potential security risks. Need assistance or have questions about modding Minecraft? Contact our support team for help and guidance!

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