Stardew Valley is a beloved RPG that offers an immersive farming experience. While the base game is delightful, mods can elevate your gameplay to new heights, providing additional features, fixes, and customization options. This guide will walk you through installing mods using SMAPI.
Before diving into the world of mods, you’ll need to set up SMAPI, a modded client that enables the installation and management of mods.
1. Run Stardew Valley
Launch the game once to complete the initial setup.
2. Launch the game once to complete the initial setup.
Visit the official SMAPI website and acquire the appropriate version for your operating system.
3. Extract the .zip file
Choose a location to extract the SMAPI files besides the game’s main folder.
4. Install SMAPI
Double-click the installation file and follow the instructions specific to your operating system.
Configuring SMAPI with Game Launch Clients
To seamlessly launch the game with mods, you must link SMAPI with your preferred launch client, such as Steam or the Xbox App.
Linking SMAPI with Steam
Linking SMAPI with Consoles
Now that SMAPI for Stardew valley is set up and linked with your game launch client, it’s time to install mods and enrich your Stardew Valley experience.
Finding Stardew Valley mods
Downloading mods & ensuring dependencies
Locating the Stardew Valley folder
Opening the /mods folder
Extracting mods to the /mods folder
If you ever wish to remove a mod, uninstalling is simple.
Delete the mod folder:
Preparing Stardew Valley for Mods on Android
Android users can also enjoy modded Stardew Valley. Before installing mods, some preparation is necessary.
Launching & closing Stardew Valley
Running SMAPI on Android
Android users can install SMAPI to enable mod support on their devices.
Downloading the SMAPI Android Installer APK file
Visit the SMAPI website and download the specified version compatible with Android.
After installation, keep SMAPI updated by following and installing the latest SMAPI APK from the official website. Installing a newer version will automatically replace the old one.
Verifying the installation
Launch Stardew Valley through SMAPI to ensure everything is working correctly.
Installing Mods for Stardew Valley on Android
With SMAPI installed on Android, you can add mods to your mobile Stardew Valley experience.
Tapping the Nexus button:
Browse and download mods from different sources, like Nexus Mods, ModDrop, Chucklefish Mods, Official Forums, and Chucklefish Forums.
Moving downloaded mods to the Mods Folder:
Locate the Mods Folder within the Stardew Valley directory on your Android device.
Extracting the zipped mod into the Mods folder:
Move the downloaded mod files and extract them into the mods folder.
Restarting SMAPI & checking the mod's appearance:
Restart SMAPI and access the Config tab to ensure the installed mod appears correctly.
With the help of SMAPI and the wide array of mods available, you can take your Stardew Valley experience to new heights.
By following the installation process outlined in this guide, you can unlock endless possibilities for customization and enjoy an enhanced and personalized farming adventure.