Safety, Security, Accessibility

Our Commitment to Player Safety

What is Player Safety? Our Safety Approach Prevention and Proactive Action Parental Controls Community Guidelines Proactive Moderation Human Approaches Player Abuse Reporting Human Moderation What’...

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Minecraft Player Safety Features

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. This article applies to both Minecraft: Java ...

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Player Reporting in Minecraft: Java Edition

Our games bring millions of players together from around the world, all united by the goal of crafting, exploring, and having fun. That’s why it’s so important that our games are a safe and welcoming place f...

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Minecraft: Java & Bedrock Edition for PC is on Xbox Game Pass

Minecraft: Java & Bedrock Edition is now available with Xbox Game Pass on Windows PC! If you have an active Game Pass Ultimate or Game Pass for PC subscription, you can install and play Minecraft: Java & Bed...

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Minecraft: Java Edition Parental Control Features FAQ

This article covers instructions for configuring parental controls for Minecraft: Java Edition. For assistance configuring parental controls for Bedrock versions of Minecraft, see our Minecraft Parental Cont...

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Minecraft Parental Control Features FAQ

This article covers instructions for configuring parental controls for Minecraft for mobile devices, Nintendo Switch, and PlayStation®.  For assistance configuring parental controls for Minecraft: Java Editi...

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Player and Server Griefing Issues FAQ

Minecraft is a game that people of all ages can enjoy, but due to the open nature of the Internet, you may sometimes run into problems with other players. This article details how to deal with player and ser...

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Why Have I Been Banned from Minecraft?

We want players to have fun and be safe when playing Minecraft online with others, and as such, we have implemented moderation features such as permanent bans for the most egregious violations. Specifically,...

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How to Manage Parental Consent, Family Settings and Realms/Multiplayer Access for a Child Account

Minecraft, Minecraft: Java Edition, Minecraft Dungeons and Minecraft Realms (Bedrock and Java Edition) require an Xbox Live or Microsoft account even if you're not playing on Xbox or another Microsoft platfo...

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Accessibility Settings for Minecraft: Java Edition

We believe everyone should be empowered and enabled to play Minecraft. This article will focus on options available in the Java edition of Minecraft – which includes Mac, Windows, and Linux platforms.     Vi...

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Accessibility Settings for Minecraft Dungeons

We believe everyone should be empowered and enabled to play Minecraft Dungeons. This article will focus on accessibility options available in Minecraft Dungeons.     Note: Upon start-up, the first screen wit...

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Accessibility Settings for Minecraft

We believe everyone should be empowered and enabled to play Minecraft. This article will focus on options available in Minecraft on Xbox, Windows, Switch, PlayStation, and a few other platforms. In This Arti...

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Understanding Minecraft Social Features for Child Safety Online

It is helpful to know how to monitor your child’s behavior while playing Minecraft. It is also important to know which Minecraft edition you child is playing on, either Minecraft (Bedrock) or Minecraft: Java...

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Official Minecraft Sites

Official Websites:  A list of our official websites:  Minecraft Official Site Homepage: https://www.minecraft.net/en-us/  Minecraft for Windows: https://www.minecraft.net/en-us/store/minecraft-windows10  Mi...

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