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How to Install Minecraft Forge

Learn how to install Minecraft Forge.

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In order to follow this guide you will need to download Minecraft Forge. Please click the green button below.

This guild will teach you how to install Minecraft Forge in just a few simple steps. Before you continue, please make sure you have Minecraft Forge downloaded from Rocky Bytes by clicking on the download link at the top of this page. Use our safe and secure downloader to download the installation file. Once the installation file is on your desktop, you are ready to go and can resume reading this guide. 

First, open up the installer by clicking on the icon on your desktop. When the installer opens, simply click "OK":


How to install Minecraft Forge

After you click OK, all of the necessary libraries will need to be downloaded through the installer, and will be automatically inserted into your Minecraft installation on your PC for you. This can take anywhere between 30 seconds to 5 minutes depending on your Internet connection and your computer performance: 

How to install Minecraft Forge

When the installer is done, a dialog window will pop up letting you know the installation as completed and how many libraries have been installed into your Minecraft client for you:

How to install Minecraft Forge

From here, simply click "OK" and open up Minecraft like you normally do. When you get to the launcher main menu, use the "Profile" drop down box and change it from your default profile to the new "Forge" profile which was automatically created for you: 

How to install Minecraft Forge

Once you have done that, click "Play". Let Minecraft load up the main menu of the game, and we're going to verify Minecraft Forge was successfully installed by looking at the information at the bottom left of the main menu. Make sure it mentions "Minecraft Forge" and it's version somewhere in this area. If it does not, it was not installed correctly and you should re-read this guide, but if you do see the information you have followed the directions correctly:

How to install Minecraft Forge

That's all you need to do! From here, Minecraft Forge should be successfully installed and now you should have access to a much larger library of modifications for Minecraft that you can find all over the Internet. We hope this guide on how to install Minecraft Forge helped made this process a lot easier for you. Enjoy!

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