Introduction: How to Get and Download World of Warcraft Addons

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most people who play world of warcraft dont know how to get addons and mods such as mobmap and quest helper. this instructable shows YOU HOW!!

Step 1: Make a Folder to Save the Addons In!

make a folder called "my mods" or whatever you like. this folder will be used to save your addons in.

Step 2: Find the Addon!

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go to and search for what addon you want to get.

Step 3: Download Your Addon

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click the download button
then click choose mirror automatically and save to the folder you made earlier.

Step 4: Get Them in Your WoW Folder!!

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now open your wow folder and then click the interface folder. inside that will be a folder called addons. copy and paste the addons you downloaded earlier into this folder.

Step 5: Go on Wow and Make It Work!!

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log on to wow and click the button that says "addons". then click "load out of date addons" and make sure that the addons you downloaded are checked off.


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mmorpgs (author)2013-03-21

Agreed with _Scratch_ - use the Curse client. it is free, lightweight, and downloads and installs mods for you, and keeps them up to date. You can close the program before playing too, so you can save more on your system resources.

_Scratch_ (author)2011-06-17

Just get the Curse Client, it DLs them for you.

citason (author)2009-06-14

is this legal?

hiletsdie (author)citason2009-08-04

absolutely, Blizzard remembers everyone to "Load out of date" addons every patch they do, so they must kno people use them, and its acceptable

fuddy33 (author)2009-04-29

my mac can't download automaticly, what do i do?

ianbar20 (author)fuddy332009-04-29

i'm not exactly sure what to do on a mac, but try to get the curse client downloader on the website. it does it for you.

fuddy33 (author)ianbar202009-04-30

No, I found a way. It's named WoWMatrix :) BTW you can't install curse on mac

beehive2642 (author)2009-01-15

Do I have to log on as characters?

wingchangwow (author)2008-08-08

in my interface foler here is no addon folder

Narrow (author)2008-07-09

Sorry this is the link (My Addons)

Narrow (author)2008-07-09

Hi guys. This is a compilation of Addons for WoW. What do you think?
<a href=""> Addons WoW</a>

awkrin (author)2008-07-01

cosmos brings a complete addon pack and has a patcher of it's own and the addons will never run our of date. u should also get detach mini buttons(self explanatory) and meta map, which can show u the unexplored in real time, unlike atlas. cosmos also records and uploads with minimum personal data everything from mobs' loot to AH prices to thottbot, so u can contribute yourself.

d4rksaber (author)2008-06-25

it wont work or something, i dont know what i did wrong....?

ianbar20 (author)d4rksaber2008-06-25

see if you checked off "load out of date addons" in the char screen

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