Gameplay/How To

Minecraft Add-Ons for Bedrock Versions FAQ

This article applies to Bedrock versions of Minecraft only. See Mods for Minecraft: Java Edition article for customization for Minecraft: Java Edition.   What are add-ons? What do they add to the Minecraft e...

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Mods for Minecraft: Java Edition

This article applies to Minecraft: Java Edition only. See Minecraft Add-Ons For Bedrock Versions article for Minecraft Bedrock customization. Modifications to Minecraft, or "mods," are available through seve...

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Can Minecraft Run on Chromebooks?

Minecraft is not currently supported for use on Chromebooks. Minecraft will not run on a Chromebook under default settings. Because of this, Minecraft's system requirements list that it is compatible only wi...

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Minecraft Dungeons - Secret Levels

There are many secret levels throughout Minecraft Dungeons, on the mainland and on the surrounding islands. These secret levels are not easy to come by and there is no guarantee that its location will appear...

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Minecraft - Rare Structures

The world of Minecraft is a vast and endless realm where players should expect the unexpected while exploring. With the many different biomes and regions there is also the chance that a structure or building...

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Minecraft Dungeons - Enchanting Overview

Enchantments are upgrades that can be equipped to weapons and armor. Applying enchantments on items requires enchantment points which can be obtained by leveling up your character. To use an enchantment, go ...

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Minecraft Dungeons - Armor Overview

When it comes to armor it’s all about the attributes. Style and creativity are a plus, but you want the best chance of survival against the Arch-Iliger’s army. The armor in Minecraft Dungeons gives you all o...

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Minecraft - Differences Between Creative, Survival, and Hardcore Game Modes

When purchasing Minecraft for either PC, Consoles or Mobile Devices you may encounter different game modes, each tailored to a unique type of play style. This article will discuss each game mode and what the...

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Minecraft - What are Command Blocks?

Command blocks are mechanical blocks that when powered by redstone will run a command of your choice. To access the command blocks you must be an operator on the server/realm and in creative mode. It cannot ...

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Minecraft - Beginners Guide

This article is specifically for Minecraft for Windows, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, or Mobile devices and other Bedrock versions of Minecraft.     Menu Exploration:   How to customize your in-game ch...

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Minecraft - Enchantments 101

Enchanting is an in-game mechanic that allows you to give special abilities to tools and armor. You will need an enchanting table in survival mode, but you can use the ‘/enchant’ command if you are in creati...

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Minecraft - List of Enchantments

Enchanting your tools can give your gear a huge boost or new abilities! Enchantments can be broken down into a few major groups based on what you are enchanting. Some are only available for armor while some ...

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Minecraft: Java Edition - Hotkeys

Here is a list of the default hotkeys when playing Minecraft: Java Edition: Scroll - Scrolls through your quick bar and the chat when opened.  Esc - Opens the game menu and allows cursor control. It also pa...

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Minecraft: Java Edition - Debug Menu

What is in the debug menu?  At first glance looking at the debug menu can be a bit overwhelming. We will break it down for you here to try to simplify things.    Here is what the menu looks like in-game: #1...

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Differences Between Minecraft: Java Edition and Minecraft

While every version of Minecraft is still Minecraft, the differences between the Bedrock and Java versions can be quite extensive. To answer the question of which version is right for you, you will need to c...

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How to Setup a Minecraft: Java Edition Server

Note: This guide shows you how to set up and configure a Minecraft Server. However, doing this requires changing your home network's configuration and is not recommended unless you know what you are doing. I...

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Minecraft - Types of Biomes

Do the Bedrock and Java versions of Minecraft share the same biomes?  Yes, both Bedrock and Java usually have the same biomes. However, because the games are updated at different times you may see a temporar...

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Minecraft - Getting Started with Redstone

Redstone is one of the more advanced elements in Minecraft. You can obtain it either by mining a block of redstone ore or by acquiring it from mob/dungeon loot. Redstone occurs across certain biomes in lower...

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Minecraft - How do I Tame and Breed Animals?

This article refers to version 1.16 of Minecraft and Minecraft: Java Edition.  You may have noticed that holding food in your hand will cause certain animals to stare and follow you. Different animals like d...

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Minecraft - Farming 101

There are tons of things to do and explore in Minecraft! We don't want to spoil everything there is to offer, but if you are looking for a beginner guide to get started, you are in the right place. There are...

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