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How To Install Minecraft PE Maps

Published Jan 6, 2017
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Worlds come in two different file types. If you have a .mcworld folder / file, please continue to read this tutorial. If you have a .mcpack folder / file, you can install those simply by opening the file with Minecraft Pocket Edition, as Mojang directly can import those without use of an external program.

However, .mcworld installations are more complex, and do require a file explorer (we use iFunBox, built for Windows & Mac). There are many of file explorers you can use from the App Store and Play Store, however we don’t officially condone any from either of those stores, so our tutorial will be based off of iFunBox.

  1. We’ll need to start off by downloading and installing iFunBox. You can download the program from their official website (http://www.i-funbox.com/), but we’ve added direct download links for both Windows and Mac below.
    Windows: http://dl.i-funbox.com/ifunbox_setup.exe?7/8/2015.exe (this may be outdated, please check their official site for the most up to date link)
    Mac: http://dl.i-funbox.com/mac/ifunboxmac.dmg?2/3/2016.dmg (this may be outdated, please check their official site for the most up to date link)
  2. Go ahead and plug your device into your computer using the connection cable, most commonly the connection cable is the same as the cable you use to charge your device with.
  3. You’ll need to find a map to install at this point, thankfully Minecraft Hub has thousands to offer. We’ve added a link for your convenience to view all PE maps on our site: http://minecrafthub.com/pe/maps
  4. After finding an awesome map to install, if you haven’t already, open iFunBox and navigate to the “File Explorer” tab.
  5. You should see your device name on the left hand navigation column, double click on your device name, and then on the main navigation area, click “User Applications”.
  6. Under the ‘iTunes File Sharing” title, you should see a list of all your installed applications. Find the Minecraft PE icon and click on it, then select “Open Sandbox”.
  7. At this point, you should see a few folders. Find the one called “games”, double click on it to open it, and then double click com.mojang, and then finally double click to enter “minecraftWorlds”.
    In this folder, you’ll see a list of all the worlds / maps you have installed on your device. You’ll need to uncompress/unzip the zipped folder you downloaded when you downloaded the world. We’ve linked tutorials below on how to do this:
    Windows: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/14200/windows-compress-uncompress-zip-files
    Mac: https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-zip-and-unzip-files-and-folders-on-a-mac-2260188 (reference the "Unzipping a File“ section)
  8. Once you have your world unzipped, simply paste it into your “minecraftWorlds” folder on iFunBox, you can also drag and drop the folder.

At this point, you’ve successfully installed a Minecraft Pocket Edition map. Restart your game, and you’ll be able to play on your world.

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Immaminecraftian
Minecrafter! 3 months ago
I have no idea what this is trying to tell me.
Shiv
Shiv 2 months ago
It's an article trying to show you how to install custom maps/worlds to your game.
Spencer_03
Spencer Sullivan 10 months ago
VIRUS!!! DO NOT DOWNLOAD LINK!!!! I downloaded the ifunbox link for windows. When I tried installing it my computer detected and shut down my whole comeputer. DO NOT DOWNLOAD
Shiv
Shiv 2 months ago
iFunBox is not a virus. Please investigate and research prior to posting incorrect information; it's a trusted piece of software.
Coolguy69ok
1 year ago
Hey is there any way to install maps for pe without a pc using an iPhone 7 unjailbroken
Immaminecraftian
Immaminecraftian 3 months ago
How? I don’t know how to do any of this...
FloBoi
FloBoi 1 year ago

I have a tutorial on that, right here: https://youtu.be/DO5EnWTTjew

kungpow13
kungpow13 1 year ago
running a local home server for minecraft PE, how do you add/change the default 'world'?