In this article, I walk you through how to get a minimap mod in Minecraft . Specifically, I show you how to download and install the Voxel Minimap mod in Minecraft . This is a long-standing minimap, and it has been updated through tons of different versions of Minecraft. Because of this, it is feature packed allowing you to turn off tons of different options to order to customize the minimap however you like. With that being said, let’s go ahead and get it installed!
How To Download & Install Voxel Minimap in Minecraft
Step 1) For 1.13: Download & Install Rift
Voxel Minimap for Minecraft 1.13 and 1.13.2 requires the Rift Mod Loader in order to be installed and ran. These are very simple to install. All you need to do is download them from the links below, run the with Java, and they will automatically install. It really is that simple. The video above goes more in-depth with installing Rift for 1.13+ if you have any issues.
Download Rift 1.13: https://minecraft.curseforge.com/projects/rift
Download Rift 1.13.2: https://github.com/Chocohead/Rift
Step 1) For 1.12.2 and Lower Versions: Download & Install LiteLoader
While that is what you do to get VoxelMinimap in 1.13+, for 1.12.2, you will need LiteLoader. This is another Minecraft mod loader that is very easy to install. We have a complete tutorial on how to download and install LiteLoader which you can check out by clicking here. LiteLoader is very easy to install. All you need to is download it from this link, and run the file you download with Java. At that point, you will have it installed!
Step 2) Download Voxel Minimap
Now, before we can install Voxel Minimap, we need to download it. So, let’s get started. You can download Voxel Minimap by clicking here. This will take you to CurseForge. Once you’re on this site, click on the ‘Files’ tab, and then select the version of Voxel Minimap you are going to install. If you want to play with Voxel Minimap in Minecraft 1.13.2, you will need to select the 1.13.2 version of it. Once you’ve found the Voxel Minimap version you want, click the little download arrow next to the version name. That will start the download. You may need to keep/save the file. It is 100% safe!
Step 3) Install Voxel Minimap
So you’ve gotten Voxel Minimap downloaded, but how to do you actually get it installed. Well, this is actually really simple. Just hit the Windows Key on your keyboard and ‘R’ at the exact same time. This will open up the ‘Run’ program. In the search box type, ‘%appdata%’. This will launch the ‘Roaming’ folder on your computer. At the very top of this folder, you will see a program called ‘.minecraft’. Open this folder, and in it, you should have a folder titled ‘mods’. If you don’t, just create one!
After you’ve found or created your ‘mods’ folder, installing Voxel Minimap is easy. Just take it and drag and drop them into this ‘mods’ folder. After you’ve done that, the mods are installed! We aren’t quite done yet though. We still need to make sure that we are selecting the right version of Minecraft.
Step 4) Open The Minecraft Launcher & Select The ‘LiteLoader’ or ‘Rift’ Profile
In order to select the correct version of Minecraft, we need to open up the regular Minecraft launcher that we allow know and love. From here, we can click the green up arrow next to the ‘Play’ button. From there, find the profile titled ‘Rift’ if you are playing on 1.13, and ‘LiteLoader’ if you are playing on 1.12.2 or earlier versions. Click the version you want, and then, click the big green ‘Play’ button. Minecraft should then launch with Voxel Minimap installed.
Step 5) Have Fun & Voxel Minimap
Congratulations! Voxel Minimap is now installed! Have some fun, build stuff, or install some other mods. We have over 30 different tutorials on installing mods with there officially download links. We’ve also got tutorials on starting, maintaining, and running Minecraft servers. Thus, if you need to know how to do anything in Minecraft, just search our site or check out our Minecraft category for in-depth mod and server tutorials!
Thanks so much for reading and using our tutorial on how to download & install Voxel Minimap in Minecraft. You can also check out our video on installing Voxel Minimap by clicking here! If you’re having any issues, please post in the comment section below, and we will try out best to help you out!