How to Install Minecraft Forge and Gain Access to Thousands of Minecraft Mods

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You can install Minecraft Forge from the Forge website, which is free to download. - Minecraft Forge is an add-on to Minecraft: Java Edition that lets you install and activate mods. Make sure you download the version of Minecraft Forge that matches your current Minecraft version.

Minecraft is known for its many mods and the ease of installing. These mods can be useful for creating new items, or they can bring fun and thematic aspects to your game such as new game modes.

To install these mods, you'll need to install an add-on for Minecraft that is free, called Minecraft Forge. This will let you customize Minecraft: Java Edition with mods.

Quick tip: Minecraft Forge cannot be used to add mods in Minecraft: Bedrock Edition. You'll require the Java version.

Here's how you can install Minecraft Forge and use it to install mods.

How do I download Minecraft Forge? Minecraft Forge

1. Visit the Minecraft Forge Download Page.

Quick tip: Minecraft Forge needs Java. Install it before you begin the download.

2. There are two download links: Recommended and Latest. Choose Recommended as it has less bugs. Use the chart under Minecraft Version on the left side to make sure you're downloading the right version of Forge that corresponds with the version you're currently running of Minecraft and the mods you're running.

3. Once you click the installer link, you'll be shown an advertisement. Wait a few seconds before clicking Skip in the top-right corner. The download will begin when you click it.

4. Launch the Forge installer and give the app the proper access and privacy permissions. If you're using a Mac it is possible that you need to go into the Security and Privacy settings of your computer to allow it to open.

5. In the window that appears, select the Install Client and click OK.

6. Forge will connect to the internet and download all the data. After it is done, a popup message will inform you that Minecraft Forge was successfully installed. To continue, click OK.

7. Open the Minecraft Launcher.

8. You can select the version of Minecraft that you want to access by clicking the drop-down menu beside Play.

10. Now , press Play.

Quick tip: A pop-up may appear asking the user to acknowledge that the version has been modified and may not support the latest player security features. This is standard and you should accept it.

How do I add a mod in Minecraft

Forge doesn't have any mods built in, so you will need to find them yourself. You can find all sorts of Minecraft mods via Google and sites like

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