Playing Minecraft

Minecraft mods

Modifications to Minecraft, or "mods", are available through a number of third-party websites. These mods can add or remove content to the game, or change how it is played. Please note that these mods are not c...

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Changing game versions

By default, Minecraft is set to the most current version of the game. However, there are times when you may want to change to another version, such as to ensure compatibility with a certain server or mod, or to...

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Where are Minecraft files stored?

There may be scenarios in which you would want to access your game files directly, such as to back up or transfer a world save, or to modify files. The following lists how to access your game files directly: ...

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Uninstall Minecraft

Minecraft: Java Edition Please note that your worlds and your saved worlds and inventory will be deleted when you remove the files. If you want to keep your progress, you need to locate the saves folder and ...

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Transferring Minecraft worlds to another device

This article covers one method of transferring game files for Minecraft for mobile devices, Windows 10, Switch, VR and Xbox consoles. If you need help with moving Minecraft: Java Edition, go here. Due to how...

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Backing up Minecraft worlds

It is recommended to back up your Minecraft worlds to prevent them from being lost. This is especially important if you want to try out an experimental version of Minecraft such as a snapshot or beta. Minecra...

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