Playing Minecraft

How do I run Minecraft?

After you have purchased a Minecraft account, go to account.mojang.com/me or minecraft.net/download and download the Minecraft game client. We suggest using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox to download; some us...

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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

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 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. If you're a beginner, you might want to start by watching these videos. To get more in-depth with the game, check out the tut...

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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. Mi...

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Purchases made during alpha

As 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 Dec...

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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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