How to Download and Install Mods in Minecraft (for Dummies)

This is a super easy way to download and install mods for Minecraft PC

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Step 1: Dowload Forge

Look up "forge download" in google search and click the first link

There will be a screen with a lot of links saying the minecraft version and recommend and latest

Now click the latest link that says client that Matches YOUR version of minecraft. You will now be directed to a page called ad fly it will show an ad but DO NOT CLICK THE AD look on the upper right hand corner and you will see skip ad click that and your download will start

Now open up the forge once it downloads and click install

Step 2: Download Mods

Once you have forge installed into your Minecraft (open Minecraft and change profile to forge and play and see if another button appears called mods if so that means forge was installed correctly if not delete forge and repeat step one) download any mods that you want that IS COMPATIBLE WITH YOUR VERSION OF MINECRAFT (should say 1.7.10 or what ever version of minecraft you have)

Step 3: Drag Mod Folder Into Mod Folder

This step seems difficult and sounds difficult it's really notOnce you have the mods downloaded go to your start menu or finder and search %appdata% a file should appear called roaming, Vick on that then click on .minecraft (not a typo) then click on mods (create a new folder called mods if there is no mods folder) now open a new files window this time go to where you mod is placed. Now drag the file to the mods folder And your done!

Step 4: Open Minecraft

Now just simply open minecraft in the profile of "forge" and click mods the mod you downloaded should appear if not see troubleshooting

Step 5: Troubleshooting

If forge dosent appear in profiles or doesn't work:Delete and redownload also make sure that you are downloads ing the version of forge that matches your version of minecraftIf minecraft crashes when you try to open it:Make sure that the mod you have matches the version of minecraft

Step 6: Enjoy

ENJOY YOUR MODS!!!!!

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    DavidR986

    9 months ago

    Forge downloaded and launched just fine and when I pressed on mods, 4 items are available on the left side of the screen; minecraft, minecraft coder pack, forge mod loader, and minecraft forge I'm not sure what do to from here.

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    seamster

    3 years ago

    Good info, thanks!