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How to Update ElvUI [Guide]

How to Update ElvUI [Guide]

Are you looking for a guide on how to Update ElvUI? You have come to the right place. In this article, we have mentioned a step-by-step procedure for it. ElvUI is a user interface designed as user- friendly with some additional features which are not included in the standard UI.

It entirely replaces the default Blizzard UI in every aspect with a new and better interface. It has several plug-ins and addons such as action bars, TidyPlates, and Dominos integrated to it. You don’t have to worry about these components if you want to update ElvUI as it will arrange your interface to be more practical and flexible.

How to Update ElvUI

To update ElvUI, you are supposed to delete your old ElvUI. Follow the steps mentioned below on how to update ElvUI.

  1. Open the web browser.
  2. Type ElvUI in the search bar and press enter.
  3. Go to ElvUI website.
  4. Click on the Clients in the top right corner.
  5. Choose the interface, whether you want to Windows client or Mac client.
  6. After choosing the right client, you’ll be directed to the download page.
  7. Click on the Download button to start downloading your client.
  8. Once it finishes downloading, you can get the zip file to your desktop. Open up the .zip file and get that .exe file.
  9. Open the .exe file and follow the installation instructions.

When the installation is completed, you’ll get an icon on your desktop. When you open that client for the first time, you’ll get a pop up that is basically letting you know that you need to either sign up with your already existing account. Incase if you haven’t created an account yet, you can click on ‘Yes’, then you’ll be prompted to the website where you are required to create a new account.

After creating your account successfully, you can open your client and go to file at the top and then click on login to get access to your account that you have just created. As soon as you log in, you can highlight your ElvUI and click on “Update” in the right corner to start updating your interface.

Note: While updating your interface with the client, you’ll not lose any of your in-game settings. Your AddOn settings will not be change or lost as long as you don’t touch the WTF folder.

If you are still worrying about your settings, follow the steps mentioned below on how to update ElvUI without changing you settings.

Firstly, it is recommended to delete the old Addon folder to prevent lingering file causing issues.

  1. Download the Addon from the website and extract it.
  2. Then move the Addon folders to interface
  3. Or you can simply use the Tukui client program.

So updating addons will not cause settings to be lost, as all settings are stored in the WTF folder.

How to update ElvUI?

File explorer -> Disk C -> program files/ world of Warcraft/ interface/ AddOns -> ElvUI folder -> copy-paste these files o your desktop -> go to Tukui -> download ElvUI -> extract files to your desktop -> login to game.

What is the difference between Tukui and ElvUI?

Users say that Tukui is more performance friendly than ElvUI. But Tukui is less customizable as compared to ElvUI.

Is ElvUI on curse?

No. It’s not affiliated with curse; you can download through the ElvUI website.

How do I Keybind in ElvUI?

Go to Keybind mode in ElvUI options and just hover over the button, click your keyboard, and it binds it.

How do you reset ElvUI?

If you want to reset ElvUI, then you can shut down WoW and go to your WTF folder, delete the ‘ElvUI.lua’ and ‘ElvUI. lua. bak’  then restart.