How to install a Minecraft mod ?

To install mods compatible with Minecraft Forge, just go to the mods folder and drag the mod you downloaded. The location of this folder varies depending on the operating system.

Installing a Minecraft mod with Forge on Windows

The procedure to know how to install a Minecraft mod with Forge under Windows :

Total Time: 5 minutes

Download the mod you want to install

You can download the mod you want to install on the site of your choice.

Install and run Minecraft with the Forge profile once

This is necessary for the Forge folder to be created

Close Minecraft

Simply put

Press WINDOWS + R keys simultaneously.

This will open the command prompt

Type %appdata% in the window

You can copy / paste the text in italics

Confirm or press the Enter key

This will open the minecraft folder

Navigate to the /mods folder

It is located at the root

Drag in this folder the mods you want to install

The downloaded mod should be moved here

Launch Minecraft and select the installed mod

If you followed the procedure correctly you should see the mods installed and be able to use them in Minecraft

Installing a Minecraft mod with Forge on Mac OS X

The procedure to install a mod with Minecraft Forge on Mac :

  1. Install and launch Minecraft with the Forge profile once
  2. Close Minecraft
  3. Press SHIFT + COMMAND + G keys simultaneously.
  4. Enter /Users/YOUR USER/Library/Application Support/Minecraft in the window
  5. Confirm or press the Enter key
  6. Navigate to the /mods folder
  7. Drag in this folder the mods you want to install

Installing a Minecraft mod with Forge on Linux

The procedure to install a mod with Minecraft Forge under Linux :

  1. Install and launch Minecraft with the Forge profile once
  2. Close Minecraft
  3. Simultaneously press ALT + F2 keys
  4. Type .minecraft.
  5. Validate and you will be taken directly to the folder (GNOME only, CTRL + H in the personal folder for other graphic environments).
  6. Drag the downloaded mod without extracting it into .minecraft/mods.
  7. Your modded game is ready to use, but remember to select the Forge profile under Ubuntu.
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