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Managing Data and Game Storage in Minecraft (Bedrock)

This article applies to Minecraft Bedrock versions only. Click here for Minecraft: Java Edition. 

If you receive an error report that you are almost out of storage space, go into the saved game data in-game settings to delete files manually. To do so follow the steps below: 

  • Sign in to your account. 
  • Choose the world or Realm you would like to delete. 
  • Select the edit icon to the right of the world or Realm name. 
  • On the game settings screen, scroll to the bottom and select Delete. 


Resource packs, textures, skins, and mods are also stored in your local storage and account for total data size per local profile. The console’s OS running the Bedrock version of Minecraft is restricted to three to four gigabytes of memory. 


If you are using Minecraft with the Xbox Game Pass your data is stored in the cloud. When you are no longer playing, the data files are stored both on the console and in the cloud. Downloaded content and addons must be stored locally for fast loading. 


Where are Minecraft Files Stored? 


Android & Amazon Fire OS 



Apple iOS 



Minecraft for Windows & Windows Phone 

C:\Users\(your pcusername)\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MinecraftUWP_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\games\com.mojang\ 


Xbox One 

Minecraft for Xbox one files are stored locally on the console. If you sign in with an Xbox Live account, your worlds will also be backed up to Xbox One cloud game saves. 

Last Updated - 2021-09-19 13:16:41 UTC

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