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How to install Minecraft texture packs on Android

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This guide will show you how to install Minecraft Texture packs for Android. We'll walk through the installation of mods in .mcpack and .zip & rar extensions.

Table Of Contents

.mcpack installation

Open the file manager and then open the folder with the downloaded .mcpack file (usually, this folder is called Downloads).

Download manager with texture file on Android

Open this file via Minecraft (Open As → App → Minecraft). After that, the import of the Add-on will be launched.

Open texture pack on Android as

Open texture pack on Android with Minecraft

If you install the Add-on for the first time, it’ll be necessary to provide the Game with access to the files.

Allow access for texture pack on Android

Please wait for the import to complete.

Import texture pack started on Android

You can activate the texture pack via the Global Resources for all Worlds or by Editing a specific World.

.zip and .rar installation

This format is used less and less frequently due to the inconvenience of the installation process.

Please download the archive. Next, open the file manager and then the folder with the downloaded .zip or .rar file (this folder usually has the name of Downloads).

Download manager with zip texture pack file

It’ll be necessary to unpack the archive into a particular folder in the Game directory. Long press the archive, then click Extract (buttons may have different names in different file managers).

Extract texture pack file on Android

Unpack the archive into resource_packs folder, which is located in as follows:

  • For versions earlier than 1.18: /games/com.mojang/resource_packs;
  • For 1.18 and later versions: /Android/com.mojang.minecraftpe/files/games/-com.mojang/resource_packs.

Extract texture pack folder on Android to Resource packs folder for texture pack on Android Extract to the folder Decompressed archive texture pack folder

Activating the textures

It’s possible to activate the texture pack via the Global Resources for all Worlds or by Editing a specific World.

To activate the texture pack for all Worlds, please go to the Settings and select Global Resources.

Global Resources section

Find the texture pack and click the Activate button.

My packs in the Global Resources Activated pack in the Global Resources

Done!

To activate the texture pack for a specific World, you should go to the Edit or Create a New World tab. Next, select the Resource Packs tab.

Resource packs tab on Android

Activate the imported texture pack by clicking the Activate button.

Some texture pack in Minecraft

Done!

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