We want Minecraft to be a safe place for everyone — that’s why we’ve added several player safety features to the game and will continue to add more in the future.
It’s always recommended to update to the latest version of the game, as it includes new security fixes and player safety updates — not to mention gameplay optimizations and other great stuff.
Whether you choose to stay up to date or play an older build, here’s an overview of the player safety features you can expect in each version.
Newer game versions (1.16.4 and up) using a Microsoft account
- Parental controls, allowing guardians to disable the Chat and Multiplayer features for child accounts in your Xbox account settings.
- The Social Interactions screen, which enables you to view all players on the server, hide their chat messages, or block them using your Microsoft account.
Newer game versions (1.16.4 and up) using a Mojang Account
- The Social Interactions screen, which enables you to view all players on the server and hide their chat messages.
Older game versions (below 1.16.4)
We don’t provide player safety features for versions below 1.16.4.
Modded game versions
We don’t provide player safety features for modded game versions.