Java Edition Accounts

Minecraft: Java Edition Multiple Accounts on One Computer

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

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Minecraft: Java Edition Account FAQ

  In this article  Account Billing Issues  Saved Payment Information  I was charged but did not receive the game  I bought the wrong version of Minecraft  I bought the wrong version of Minecraft; where can I...

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Minecraft: Java Edition Account Security FAQ

  This article addresses account security issues for Minecraft: Java Edition only. For Bedrock account related issues contact Microsoft Support .   In This Article      My account was stolen      How to avoi...

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Minecraft: Java Edition Login Issues FAQ

This article covers Minecraft: Java Edition Account issues.  In this article:      Minecraft: Java Edition Account Types      Do I Login With my Email Address or my Username?      I Forgot my Password      I...

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Minecraft: Java Edition Username VS Gamertag FAQ

Gamertags Gamertags are used for Microsoft accounts only. If you view your Microsoft account online, you will see your Gamertag as your account name and not your Minecraft Username. Any purchase information ...

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Minecraft: Java Edition Demo Mode

Demo mode is available to any Mojang account holder who is logged into the Minecraft Launcher but does not own a copy of Minecraft.     If you would like to try Minecraft: Java Edition before deciding to pur...

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Minecraft: Java Edition Skins

This article applies to Minecraft: Java Edition only. For information on Minecraft (Bedrock) see Minecraft Skins for Bedrock Version article. Note: You can only change your skin if you have migrated your pre...

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Minecraft: Java Edition Account Types

There are a few different account types associated with Minecraft: Java Edition:  Minecraft accounts - the first way to log into Minecraft on a computer. This account type was migrated and no longer exists....

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Mojang Account Security Questions FAQ

This article only applies to Mojang accounts. See the Microsoft account page if you need assistance with a Microsoft account.     Mojang Account Security Questions   Mojang accounts use security questions to...

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Encountering an Error While Creating Your Minecraft: Java Edition Account

This article refers to Minecraft: Java Edition usernames.    When signing up for an account and creating a username you may see this error: IllegalArgumentException: Registration failed.  This error occurs ...

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Can I Buy or Sell Minecraft Accounts?

Buying and selling Minecraft accounts goes against our Terms of Service and we are unable to provide support for accounts that were purchased from resellers or third-party sites. Ultimately, we consider the ...

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MINECON Capes

MINECON is an annual fan festival celebrating Minecraft. In the past attendees have received an exclusive in-game cape for the Java Edition of Minecraft. Mojang cape redemption URLs are redeemed on the Mojan...

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Deleting an account

Note: Mojang accounts are only for Minecraft: Java Edition.  If you have registered a Mojang account and would like to deactivate your account, please visit your account settings page. If you want to deactiv...

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Choosing a Good Password

Your password is what protects your account from unauthorized use. When registering for a Minecraft account (or any other web-based service for that matter) it is important that you choose a good password.Wh...

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Mojang Accounts for Users Under 13 FAQ

We manage data for children under 13 years of age as required by U.S. law. It's a bit more lawyer-y than we would usually post, but it's very clear about everything, so please bear with us as you read it. If...

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Changing Your Email Address (Mojang Accounts)

This article only applies to Mojang accounts. For older Minecraft accounts that have not been migrated (in which you log in with your username), see this article for legacy Minecraft accounts.   To change th...

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Change Your Email Address (Legacy Minecraft Accounts)

This article applies only to older Minecraft accounts. For Minecraft on a Mojang account (in which you log in with your email address), see Change Your Email Address (Mojang Accounts).     You can change you...

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Minecraft: Java Edition Log In

Do I log in with my email address or my username?  How you log in depends on your account type, either with a Minecraft account or a Mojang account. Any account created after late 2012, or one that has been ...

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