Playing Minecraft

How do I install Minecraft: Java Edition?

To install the game, go to minecraft.net/download and download the game client. You can download the game client even if you don't own the game, but you will only be able to play the demo mode. After downloadin...

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Minecraft demo mode

If you're stuck on the demo mode after purchasing Minecraft, please visit this article. If you would like to try Minecraft: Java Edition before deciding to purchase the game, you can play the demo mode by re...

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Minecraft: Java Edition system requirements

This information has been compiled by the Minecraft community on the Minecraft wiki. Please visit the Hardware Performance wiki page for the most up to date information, or to compare your computer's hardware a...

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How do I play multiplayer?

When playing Minecraft, you can play a singleplayer or multiplayer game. If you'd like to play with other people, there are four options: LAN (local area network) Online server Minecraft...

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How do I play Minecraft?

Minecraft is played by navigating your character through a randomly-generated world. While we encourage people to venture into the wild and find things out on their own, there is a lot of information online in ...

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Where can I view or submit bugs?

To submit a bug, or view the status of an issue, visit one of the bug tracking resources listed below. If submitting, please first use the search feature to ensure that someone else has not already done so. For...

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Player/Server/Griefing issues

Minecraft is a game that people of all ages can enjoy, but due to the open nature of the internet, you may sometimes run into problems with other players. We occasionally get requests to moderate player behavi...

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Where can I submit suggestions?

For general feedback and suggestions to Minecraft, check out the official Minecraft feedback site. You can also submit suggestions at Minecraft Suggestions on Reddit. It's an unofficial reddit page, but the de...

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MINECON Capes

MINECON attendees typically receive an exclusive in-game cape for the PC version of Minecraft. Mojang cape redemption URLs are redeemed on the Mojang account that is currently logged in on your web browser. Mo...

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Transferring Minecraft: Java Edition to another computer

Please be cautious with moving or modifying these files. It is advised that you make a backup before you perform any actions in this folder. You can back up your files by copying them and storing them in anothe...

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