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How to Install a Data Pack [1.16.2]

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Data packs enable customization and addition of files such as advancements, functions, loot tables, predicates, structures, and tags to add twists to the experience of the game!

If you want to find out examples of data packs, go here.

After downloading a data pack, follow the steps below when creating a world to enjoy it:
  • Use the "Data Packs" button in the Create New World screen to enter the Select Data Packs menu.
  • Drag and drop the data pack into the menu, and then use the "Yes" button to add the data pack.
  • Select the data pack from the Available list, and then use the "Done" button to exit the menu.
  • Use the "Create New World" button, and then wait for the data pack to be enabled after world creation.
If you have a world beforehand, follow the steps below after creating a world to enjoy the data pack:
  • Use the "Edit" button in the Select World screen to enter the Edit World menu.
  • Use the "Open World Folder" button in the menu to launch the world folder.
  • Drag and drop the data pack into the datapacks folder, and then use the "Save" button to go back.
  • Use the "Play Selected World" button, and then wait for the data pack to be enabled after world load.
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