Migration for Minecraft: Java Edition

We're finally moving in with the rest of the Minecraft family! You can find all of the info we have about the change to Microsoft accounts for Minecraft: Java Edition here. After reading this, if you have any additional questions, please let us know!

Need help with your new Microsoft account for Minecraft: Java Edition? 

With the new change over to Microsoft accounts for Minecraft: Java Edition you may encounter issues with your Microsoft account. If you have any Microsoft account login questions or issues, please check out ...

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Minecraft Java Edition Account Migration FAQ

IMPORTANT:  We have not started migrating any accounts yet. We’ll let you know in the launcher when your account is ready to be migrated.     Never enter your account information on any third-party websites....

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The Differences Between Gamertag vs Username

With the upcoming migration for Java Edition, there may be some confusion about what Gamertags are and how they differ from Usernames. This article should clear up any confusion about the differences between...

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Unlinking a Minecraft: Java Edition Account and a Microsoft Account

Once a Minecraft Java account has been linked to a Microsoft Secured Account (MSA) it is permanent and cannot be unlinked.   If you have purchased Minecraft: Java Edition on the wrong account or otherwise ne...

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Purchasing Minecraft: Java Edition for a Child using a Microsoft Secure Account FAQ 

As a grownup, if you are purchasing a Minecraft: Java Edition account for your child there are a few things to consider. It is important to note that if you intend for your child to have their own Minecraft ...

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How to Purchase Minecraft: Java Edition with a Microsoft Account

When purchasing Minecraft: Java Edition you will now be prompted to sign up with a Microsoft Secured Account (MSA).   Since we are finally moving in with the rest of the Minecraft family, we have a helpful g...

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