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Minecraft Checkout Instructions and FAQ

Note: Minecraft has a new purchasing flow based on your device. If you're looking to buy any version of Minecraft, please check out one of these two articles: I Want to Buy Minecraft on a Windows 10/11 Devi...

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Lacoste Build Challenge

Have you ever wanted to see your Minecraft builds in the real world? Now is your chance – Minecraft is teaming up with the Lacoste Foundation, Sport Dans la Ville, and our awesome community of players to bri...

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Minecraft: Java Edition Gift Code Issues FAQ

Note: Minecraft: Java Edition and Minecraft: Bedrock Edition are now sold as one bundle under the Minecraft: Java & Bedrock Edition for PC label, meaning some information in this article is now outdated. For...

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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.   In This Article: Mojang Account Security Questions   Tips for Choosing Securi...

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Minecraft Earth has Shut Down

Hello dear friends, the sun has set for the last time on Minecraft Earth. Minecraft Earth has shut down as of June 30, 2021.   Due to the current global situation, we have made the difficult decision to suns...

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How to Purchase Minecraft: Java Edition with a Microsoft Account

Note: This article contains old information. Minecraft: Java Edition is now part of the Minecraft: Java & Bedrock Edition for PC bundle. For information on purchasing Minecraft, please follow this link. When...

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Deleting a Minecraft: Java Edition Account

Note: As of July 25th, 2022, all Minecraft players will use a Microsoft Account to interact with and play all versions of Minecraft. For more information on this process and using your Microsoft Account, ple...

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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)

Note: Now that most players are on Microsoft Secured Accounts (MSAs), basic actions such as changing one's email and password must be done through Microsoft Account settings instead of through Mojang setting...

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When is the Next Game Update?

Game updates usually happen when the developers feel that they're playable, fun, and ready for release.  For Minecraft: Java Edition there are snapshots listed on our home page showcasing upcoming features b...

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How do I become an Official Minecraft Community Events Partner?

By organizing an Official Minecraft Community event, you can create a unique gathering with the community that will create an environment for inspiration, engagement, and entertainment. Official Minecraft Co...

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