Java Technical

Minecraft: Java Edition Achievements FAQ

  This article applies to Minecraft: Java Edition achievements only. For Minecraft (Bedrock) achievements information see: Minecraft (Bedrock) Achievements FAQ   Can I Turn Achievements on and off in Realms?...

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Minecraft: Java Edition Installation Issues FAQ

This article addresses installation and update issues for Minecraft: Java Edition. If you need assistance with Bedrock versions of Minecraft installation issues, See the Minecraft (Bedrock) Installation Issu...

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Managing Data and Game Storage in Minecraft (Java Edition)

This article applies to Minecraft: Java Edition only. Click here for Minecraft Bedrock versions.    If you receive an error report that you are almost out of storage space, go into the saved game data in-gam...

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Minecraft: Java Edition Game Crashes and Performance Issues FAQ

This article addresses Minecraft: Java Edition technical issues only. See Minecraft (Bedrock) technical issues articles for help.  In this article       Issues with Frame or Pixel Format       Update your Vi...

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Minecraft: Java Edition Troubleshooting

This article applies to Minecraft: Java Edition. If you need help with Minecraft for Windows, Xbox One or mobile see this Minecraft support resources page.   I Cannot Connect to Game Services on Minecraft: J...

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Secure Token Storage Failure on Linux

We have identified some issues with the Linux version of Minecraft when attempting to log in. Below are some solutions based on your Linux distro.    Secure Token Storage Failures - Linux (Ubuntu) The most c...

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How to Fix a Corrupted World Save

Note: Always make backups whenever you are modifying any game files!  Minecraft occasionally encounters an issue that can corrupt the save data of a world save. When this happens, the chunks in the game can ...

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Change Game Version for Minecraft: Java Edition

Note: This article does not apply to other Minecraft versions.  By default, Minecraft is set to the most current version of the game. Changing the version requires creating a launcher configuration with the ...

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Transferring Minecraft: Java Edition to Another Computer

Please be cautious with moving or modifying your save files. We advise that you make a backup before you perform any actions in this folder. You can back up your files by copying them and storing them in ano...

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Minecraft: Java Edition System Requirements

A stable internet connection is required for Minecraft to download game files, authenticate usernames, and connect to multiplayer servers.  Minecraft will not run on Windows RT tablets or a Chromebook, a toa...

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Minecraft: Java Edition Multiplayer Connection Issues

If you have successfully logged in to your game, you can sometimes still run into problems with communication between your computer/network and the server that you are trying to connect to.Possible solutions...

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Minecraft: Java Edition is Slow

This article applies to Minecraft: Java Edition. If you’re experiencing slow gameplay in Minecraft Realms, please see Minecraft Realms and Multiplayer Troubleshooting.Slow gameplay can be difficult to diagno...

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Not Receiving Mojang Studios System Emails

There are a few reasons that you may not receive a system email after attempting a password reset, account migration, or another system operation:  You have not verified your email address  How to verify you...

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How do I install Minecraft: Java Edition?

To install the game, go to minecraft.net/download and download the game client. You can download the game client even if you don't own the game, but you will only be able to play the demo mode. After downloa...

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Sideloading Worlds into Minecraft: Java Edition

Sideloading or uploading a world into Minecraft: Java Edition is easy, but there are a few steps to it. Worlds often contain a world folder and a Resource Pack.  Installing the World  Download the world sav...

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