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How to Switch Your Minecraft Server Jar or Change Your Server Type

Switching your Minecraft server jar allows you to run BukkitSpigotVanilla or the Snapshot. You can even install modpacks using this option.

Switching jars cannot be done with an Air plan, if you wish to run the Snapshot with an Air plan please request it from our General Support Team

Prior to proceeding with this guide, it is highly recommended that you take a backup of your server. Please refer to this guide to learn to take a backup of your server.

To change your Minecraft server jar, log into Multicraft, select and stop your server and follow these steps:

1. On the lefthand menu of your control panel, choose .
2. On the next screen choose .
3. In first box choose what you would like to run on your server. In the second box choose the version you would like to run. The image below will show you which box is which.

**Note that choosing a modpack will require the Mod Support addon. This addon costs an additional $2.00 per month. Please visit our Live Chat to have a representative add this to your account. 

4. Next you need to choose which files to delete from your server. To delete all files from your server simply choose  If you have chosen to have a Modpack installed on your server and you have the Mod Support addon, it is highligh advised that you click the "Start Fresh" button. This will delete everything on your server. Please note, that if you delete any files, they will be unrecoverable without a backup.
5. Click on 
7. The server jar will load and you can click  on the lefthand menu. 
8. Start your server!

Here's a video that describes this process:


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