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I created a Mojang account and downloaded the Minecraft launcher, but when I started it up, I couldn't log in. Since the log in fields did not require a username, I tried typing in my email, and still couldn't log in. I've tried after resetting my password, but that didn't work either. What am I supposed to do to log in and play?

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Where didnt it ask for a username? when you created the account or when you logged in? – RustyMembers Jul 23 '13 at 20:55
This sounds a lot like… – ChargingPun Jul 23 '13 at 20:59
You may have created a mojang account (these are free), but did you actually buy Minecraft? It sounds like you didn't... – fredley Jul 23 '13 at 21:04
@fredley That sounds like the answer. – SevenSidedDie Jul 24 '13 at 0:50

Mojang accounts are not Minecraft accounts. You can get a Mojang account for free (it requires no username), but you must actually buy Minecraft to play it. When you buy Minecraft, you will be asked for a username.

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protected by SevenSidedDie Sep 2 '13 at 22:17

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