Installing a Custom UI

Here’s 10 quick steps on how to install a custom UI in World of Warcraft.

1. Download the interface of your choice.

2. Extract the files to a folder on your desktop.

3. Open your WoW folder.

If using a PC, the typical default install path is:

C:\Program Files\World of Warcraft

If using a Macintosh, the typical default install path is:

Macintosh Main HD (or whatever you renamed it to, if you did)/Applications/World of Warcraft

4. In the WoW folder, create a new folder called Interface (if it doesn’t already exist)

5. Open that folder, create another one inside it, called AddOns (again, if it doesn’t already exist)

6. Open the AddOns folder

7. Copy the files from the folder on your desktop into the AddOns folder

8. Your final path should look like:

PC:

C:\Program Files\World of Warcraft\Interface\AddOns\< ModAName >\< files >
C:\Program Files\World of Warcraft\Interface\AddOns\< ModBName >\< files >
C:\Program Files\World of Warcraft\Interface\AddOns\< ModCName >\< files >

Mac:

Macintosh HD/Applications/World of Warcraft/Interface/Addons/< ModAName >/< files >
Macintosh HD/Applications/World of Warcraft/Interface/Addons/< ModBName >/< files >
Macintosh HD/Applications/World of Warcraft/Interface/Addons/< ModCName >/< files >

(where < ModA> < .B. > < .C. > are the names of the actual folders that the mods create)

9. Log into game. At the character select screen, there should be an “AddOns” button in the lower left corner. Click on that. If any of the mods in the list that pops up say “out of date” or some such, choose the “Load Outdated AddOns” option.

10. Up and running!

Frequent problem faced by users:

The UI should be saved in a single level folder. One of the most common reason that UI’s wont load is that there is a sub-folder inside the Custom UI Folder. If this is the case, it will not work.

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