Playing Minecraft

How do I run Minecraft?

After you have registered a Mojang account, go to account.mojang.com/me or minecraft.net/download and download the Minecraft game client. You can download the game client even if you don't own the game, but you...

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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 before deciding to make a purchase, you can play the demo mode by registering for an a...

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Minecraft system requirements

Please be advised that this article refers to the system requirements for the PC edition of Minecraft. This information has been compiled by the Minecraft community on the Minecraft wiki. Please visit the Hard...

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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 three options: LAN (local area network) Online server Minecraft Realms A pl...

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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. To...

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Purchases made during alpha

As an incentive for supporting Minecraft during its early days, customers who bought the PC edition of Minecraft during its alpha build were offered free updates for life. When Minecraft entered beta status on ...

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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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Multiple accounts on one computer

If multiple Minecraft usernames log in via the same computer user account, they will be able to access each others' saved worlds. You can change this, though it requires a bit of advanced setup. To keep things ...

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Where can I submit suggestions?

For general feedback and suggestions to Minecraft, check out the official Minecraft feedback site. The best place to submit suggestions for Minecraft for PC or Minecraft: Pocket Edition is at Minecraft Suggest...

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