Java Edition Accounts

How to Change Online Chat Settings for Minecraft: Java Edition

While playing Minecraft: Java Edition with other players online, you may want to customize your online chat experience. This article will discuss where to go to change your online chat setting, and what each...

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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 Security FAQ

This article only addresses account security issues for Mojang accounts on Minecraft: Java Edition. If you use a Microsoft account to log in, contact Microsoft Support. In This Article: My account was stole...

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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 Forgot the Email A...

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Minecraft: Java Edition Username VS Gamertag FAQ

This article details everything you need to know about Minecraft: Java Edition usernames vs gamertags. In This Article: Gamertags Why Do I Need a Gamertag?   Where can I Find my Username? Usernames What...

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Minecraft: Java Edition Skins

This article applies to Minecraft: Java Edition only. For information on Minecraft, see the Minecraft Skins for Bedrock Version article for Bedrock skins. Note: You can only change your skin if you have migr...

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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 p...

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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 wh...

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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 for Minecraft: Java Edition

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

 If you have registered a Mojang account and would like to deactivate your account, please visit your account settings page. If you want to deactivate your account, please be aware that you will no longer be...

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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. W...

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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).     If you do not have...

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GDPR and Minecraft: Java Edition

For information about Minecraft: Java Edition and GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), visit our FAQ. You can also learn more at microsoft.com/privacy 

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