How to Install Mods in Minecraft (2023)

Do you want to know how to install mods on Minecraft? It is really simple and worth the time challenge, which gives you more fun things to do in Minecraft.

Mods in Minecraft is a very popular thing, which started with the creation of the game. Along with plugins, mods took a very important part of the gameplay in Minecraft single player, but can be also seen on different servers.

What are Minecraft Mods?

Minecraft mods are special coded in-game addons, which are enhancing the experience, while playing.

Each Minecraft mod can entirely change the way you used to play, because they add more functional items, such as:

  • More mobs with different powers, which can be a lot more challenging than the default ones you know.
  • Add new tools, weapons and armors more powerful than the ones you already have.
  • Add more resources, such as blocks and crafting items, which can be mined or taken from mobs.
  • Change the textures of the game and make it more stylish.
  • Add NPC’s, which give quests and dungeons filled with mobs, that drop custom items.

Minecraft mods can do a lot more than the above mentioned, as what we had said is only the basics of what a powerful mod can do.

There are a lot more greater mods, which can even add harder bosses, new dimensions and farmable items.


Or simply create a cool day in the life Minecraft world, with moveable cars, helicopters and others.

How to download mods on Minecraft

Downloading mods on Minecraft can be a piece of cake, but it depends on the Minecraft edition you are using.

There is only one way for each of the Minecraft editions to download mods.

How to download mods on Minecraft Java Edition

In order to start downloading mods on Minecraft Java Edition you will need to:

Download Minecraft Forge, but you should download the version that corresponds to your current Minecraft version. Otherwise it will not work.

Install Minecraft Forge.

Now once Minecraft Forge has been installed, you will need to locate your Minecraft mods folder. In order to locate the Minecraft mods folder, you will need to go to your Minecraft exe and choose the version, which holds the name Forge.


Once you are inside with the Forge update picked, you will see an option Mods, which when you click, you will see your installed mods.

Minecraft mods

Once you have entered the window with your installed mods, you should be able to find a button Open mods folder.

minecraft installed mods

This will be the folder to install your Minecraft mods in future.

Now once you have located your Minecraft mods folder, you can start downloading your Minecraft mods and start using them.

After you have chosen a Minecraft mod from minecraftmods, Planet Minecraft and similar Minecraft mod websites.

Once you have download the desired mod, all you need to do is drop into your Minecraft mods folder and restart your game.

The mods will start appearing as installed and you can start playing them.

How to download mods on Minecraft Windows 10 Edition

Currently The Minecraft Windows 10 Edition does not support downloading mods and installing mods.

The 2 versions work totally different and the same process cannot be replicated.

However, if you would like to install mods on Minecraft Windows 10 Edition, you can always go to the Minecraft marketplace and download any of the mods.

minecraft marketplace home

The Minecraft Windows 10 Edition is made for creating Realms on Minecraft and the only way to get mods is from the Marketplace.

All you need to do is visit the Minecraft marketplace and go into their mod pack sections.


Some of the mods may require you to pay for them, but there are a lot of them, which are free.


Playing Minecraft with Mods can be a fun way to experience new things in the game and find a lot more adventures.

You can install mods on servers, but this will require players to also add the mods that you are playing with, otherwise they will not be able to use them.

If you are using the Minecraft Windows 10 Edition, but want to play Minecraft Java Edition mods, you can always download the free version of Minecraft from Team Extreme.

The way to install mods on the free Minecraft from are the same as the Minecraft Java Edition.