How to download and install Xaero’s Minimap mod in Minecraft? 

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How to download and install Xaero's Minimap mod in Minecraft? 

Xaero’s Minimap is one of the best Minimap mods out there in Minecraft. That comes along with a number of customizable options, and offers a smoother Minimap experience than other Minimaps. You can even frame the minimap in different orientation and sizes; Circle and square. The minimap displays the surrounding entities, such as players, items, and mobs in coloured dots or icons. It even offers a number of zoom options for administering players, location, and ways and works quite the same in under and over the surface. How to download and install Xaero’s Minimap mod in Minecraft? 

You can easily download or install Xaero’s Minimap in Minecraft by following some simple processes given below;

Downloading the Forge mod loader

How to download and install Xaero’s Minimap mod in Minecraft? 

Our very first process of downloading and installing Xaero’s Minimap, involves downloading the Forge mod loader, as Xaero’s Minimap runs on the classic Forge mod loader. 

Here, we have a detailed guide on understanding the process of downloading and installing Forge mod loaders on Minecraft. How to download and install Forge mod loader in Minecraft? 

You can easily download the Forge mod loader by following some simple steps given below;

  • First of all, go to the browser on your desktop, and open the Forge website there. 

Or, 

You can directly reach the respective page on the Forge website by following the link given below

https://files.minecraftforge.net/net/minecraftforge/forge/?forums

  • Select the version of Forge mod loader that you want to download on your desktop. 
  • Click on the Windows Installer button present on the respective version. 

Here you finish downloading the Forge mod loader file on your desktop. 

Installing Forge mod loader

After You have successfully downloaded the Forge mod loader on your desktop, the other step towards starting the Forge mod loader on the website is installing it on Minecraft. 

Follow the steps given below for installing Forge mod loader on your website;

  • Right click on the Mouse, and select the Open with Java option from the bar. 
  • Select the Install client option, at the top. 
  • Click on the Ok button, on the bottom of the Forge mod loader window. 

Hereafter the file will download some data and get installed inside Minecraft. 

  • Open the Minecraft launcher on your desktop. 
  • Click on the down headed arrow, and select the Forge mod loader option. You need to select the same version of Forge mod loader that you downloaded.  
  • Click on the Play button, on the bottom of the Minecraft window. 

Here you finish opening up the Forge mod loader within Minecraft. 

Downloading Xaero’s Minimap

Now that you have downloaded and installed Forge mod loader on Minecraft, the other thing that you need to do is to download Xaero’s Minimap mod on your desktop. 

Follow the steps given below for downloading Xaero’s Minimap mod file on your desktop;

  • First of all, go to the browser on your desktop, and search Xaero’s Minimap. 
  • Select the CurseForge option on the browsing list, and click on the file tab inside the CurseForge’s Xaero’s Minimap page. 

Or, you can directly follow the link given below, 

https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/mc-mods/xaeros-minimap/files

  • Select the version of the Xaero’s Minimap file that you want to download. 

Hereby you need to select a Xaero’s Minimap file that is exactly similar to your Minecraft vet, that you have on your desktop

  • Click on the Download icon, indicated by a downward arrow, present in front of the respective file. 

Here, you finish downloading the Xaero’s Minimap file onto your desktop. 

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Installing Xaero’s Minimap on Minecraft

Now that you have downloaded the Xaero’s Minimap file onto your desktop, the other step is to install it on Minecraft. 

Follow the steps given below for installing Xaero’s Minimap on Minecraft;

  • First of all, press the keys “Windows + R” simultaneously on the keyboard. 

Thereafter a small Run window will open up on your screen. 

  • Enter the text “%appdata%” inside the textbox present in the center of the window. 
  • Click on the Ok button, present on the bottom of the Run window. 

Thereafter, you will find a .minecraft folder inside the Roaming folder on your device’s storage. 

As you open that .minecraft folder, another folder named mod folder appears inside. 

If you didn’t find a mod folder inside the .minecraft folder, create a folder named mod inside .minecraft folder. 

  • Move the Xaero’s Minimap file by dragging it from its location to the mod folder inside .minecraft folder. 

Here you have installed the Xaero’s Minimap mods in Minecraft. 

Launching Forge mod loader and Xaero’s Minimap on Minecraft

After we have downloaded and installed both Forge mod loader and Xaero’s Minimap, now it’s time to open or launch both on Minecraft. 

Follow the steps given below for launching both Forge mod loader and Xaero’s Minimap mod on Minecraft:

  • First of all, open the Minecraft launcher on your desktop. 
  • Click on the down headed arrow, next to the play button, on the bottom of the window. 
  • Click on the Play button present on the bottom of the window. 

Here you have successfully launched Forge mod loader and Xaero’s Minimap mod on Minecraft. 

Now you are all set to explore the Minecraft adventures with Xaero’s Minimap mod on Minecraft. 

This was all about downloading and installing Xaero’s Minimap mod on Minecraft. 

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