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I unknowingly coloured my username in Minecraft Pocket Edition. Now my username is blank…and I can't change it

(Unknowingly) I coloured my username in MCPE... Now I can't change or even have a username...it's just a blank space. I can't play servers and write im the chat. If you can give me advice without a ...
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Can't change my name after adding “color” in minecraft pe

I learned how to add color to my minecraft name but when I tried to change it back so I could play external it wouldn't let me type in any letters or numbers.
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Server worlds are not loading in/floating in mid-air

I have an iPad mini. I play lots of Lifeboat survival Games on it but now I have issues. When I join any server, I am floating on air and all I can see is the sun and clouds. When I go on third ...
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How can I backup my Minecraft: Pocket Edition worlds?

I'm upgrading my tablet's Android OS and I want to save my worlds so I can have a backup in case something goes wrong.
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Can't Host Local Server Multiplayer Maps on Minecraft using Moto G Android Phone

My brother and I both own Moto G Android phones which are fully updated. We both own Minecraft .11.1 the latest version of Minecraft Pocket Edition. Neither of us can host games using our WiFi, but we ...
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Why won't my netherportal light/work? [duplicate]

First, I built a Nether Core Reactor (using the core, gold blocks, and cobblestone) and that worked. Instantly, it turned into obsidian. It used to occasionally light up and it would shoot out items. ...
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I tried to use color and I couldn't use it [closed]

When I tried to make my name with color I didn't like the color so I tried to delete it and it ended up blank. One website says to delete Minecraft but I don't want to loose my worlds. How do I fix ...
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Sever login problems - Account registered / wrong password

If I try to play on a server I always have trouble. I've found out that you have to type in /register <password> but it says account already registered. I tried the same for login but it says ...
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Local server multiplayer not working in Minecraft Pocket Edition?

My sister and I just updated to 0.11.1, and now one the screen where the name usually shows up to join a game, nothing is there. I can't join even though we're on the same WiFi. Help?!
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How do you find a village on survival?

My brother and I are playing Minecraft on our phones, but have yet to find a village in survival mode. We've seen villages in creative but never in survival. How do we find one? What seed could I ...
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What are villagers type in Minecraft PE?

I want to know how to differentiate them. Usually I put the purple one in library and stone and the white one as the farmer.
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How do you hide usernames in Minecraft:PE?

I want to play hide and seek with my sister in Mine craft: Pocket Edition. I don't know how to turn the gamertags off. Can you please help me?
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Minecraft Pocket Edition spawn bug

I was killed by a zombie in minecraft pe 0.10.5,and instead of spawning me at my bed, a bug was continusly changing my position.Chunks appeared and dissapeared continously(visually).I reloaded the ...
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Letters on signs won't show up? [duplicate]

So the new update with things like when they got more spawners like creepers. I went on my world and the letters on signs don't appear... But when I stand to my eye-level to it I CAN see it? This is ...
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Why can't I pick up a source block of lava in a bucket? [closed]

I can't seem to get the source block of lava into a bucket. What can cause this? I am playing Pocket Edition and I have not noticed any lag.
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How can you open a server on Minecraft PE?

I was bored this morning, so I asked my sister to join me on Minecraft PE. She did, and it worked. Then she had the idea of asking some of our friends to join us. I was thrilled with the idea, but how ...
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What's the ID of monster spawners in Minecraft Pocket Edition?

I know the ID of monster spawners is 52, but how to make it show different mobs? It's either 52:0 or 52-0 or something like that.
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Why don't my dogs recognize me?

It's been 4 days since I played and now my dogs don't recognize me and I don't want to kill them. What can I do so that they recognize me again?
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Can't change name after adding 'color' in Minecraft PE?

When I changed my Minecraft PE name, I added color from the new update. However, it wouldn't let me enter worlds, so I tried to retype my name without color. Now I can't type or use my name at all, ...
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Cannot connect in multiplayer since version 11.1

Me and my friend have been able to play Minecraft together in the past, but now with version 11.1 we can't play together although we are connected to the same WiFi and we have our multiplayer settings ...
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Unable to play Multi-player on my 2nd Generation Kindle Fire with the new update v0.11.1 alpha

My kids and I each have a paid Minecraft PE on our devices. I have a 2nd generation Kindle Fire and my kids each have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10. In the past I've been able to join in their worlds. They ...
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Why can't I change my skin? [duplicate]

I have a 4th generation iPod and I can't change my Minecraft: Pocket Edition skin? My brother has the same device and also has the same problem.
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Why can't I read signs that are placed higher or lower than eye-level?

When I try to read a sign on Minecraft PE I cant see it unless it's 2 blocks high. I can't read high or low signs for some reason. I've tried: Breaking and putting the sign back, Turning Graphics ...
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On mcpe, how do you play with your friends on a, say, hunger games server on 0.11.1

Me and my cousin want to play a PvP hunger games map on the mobile version (0.11.1) and were wondering how it could be done - we're using Lifeboat Survival Games as a server, but we can't see each ...
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I can't sleep in Minecraft: Pocket Edition?

Every time I click on a bed, it briefly comes up with 'leave bed' and I don't click it. However, after less than a second, I'm out of bed again and therefore can't sleep. Is this a glitch? Is anyone ...
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Invalid name minecraft p.e [duplicate]

Whenever I want to edit my name, it is blank and when I type It won't let me type anything. Any suggestions?? I have already tried getting out of the app reloading, shutting off my ipad, any help??
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Minecraft Pe 0.11.1 online server world loading problem

I got a problem in my minecraft pe. Whenever I try to connect servers like lbsg the server world doesn't loads just I see is a blank world with some people. Whereas my brother who plays on same ...
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How can I roll back to previous MinecraftPE version?

We are still using an iPad1 iOS 5.1.1 to play minecraftPE. We ran an update to minecraft (shouldn't have) and now it won't work at all - crashes, freezes, etc. I have transferred the worlds to my ...
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Colored Text Name Glitch

I tried the colored text trick for my name on Minecraft Pocket Edition and now I can't type anything for my name, but when I do I see blank spaces (no words!). HELP!!!!
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Why can't I type to the chat when I join the server?

I go to a local server, it says to me that I need to login, but I can't type to the chat button. So how can I log to play server? Here is a picture:
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Why is my Minecraft PE gamer tag invisible?

I'm not sure why, but when I was trying to change my name it glitched out, and now I can't type anything as my name. If I try to chat with other players, all that appears in the game is "<". ...
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How can I export a Minecraft Pocket Edition server on a Nook HD?

I have a Nook HD and have an app called PocketMine (for android), the app lets you make a mcpe server. I have made a server and I don't want to go to waste. Here is the question, how do you export a ...
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Have I lost my Minecraft PE worlds forever? [duplicate]

I am clutching at straws here because the last back up recorded on this iPad states "never". My daughter has lost 7 months worth of work on Minecraft. She had hardly any storage space left so this ...
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updated minecraft on ipads [duplicate]

Both my children used to play in each other worlds on two separate iPads, since upgrading the minecraft every time they try to play together it keeps just saying invalid name.
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Do untamed dogs have collars?

I was wondering around my MCPE world when I came across this pack of dogs that are not tamed to me or my sister because she is the only person that has ever came in that world but she never tamed any ...
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minecraft pe- wont let me change skin on custom skin

Recently, I updated minecraft. I downloaded a skin and then went back on minecraft. I click custom skins and then I click the skin I want. However, my screen will turn black and then it goes back to ...
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How to stop an Invalid name error? [duplicate]

I try to use my username Tootyfruity and it keeps saying invalid name even though it has online status lit up. any suggestions in how to end this error??
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Invalid name message when joining Minecraft P.E [duplicate]

I have tried every simple name you can come up with and it still won't let anybody join on any of my Minecraft worlds. I have tried over 123 different names. It just keeps saying invalid name.
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Minecraft pocket edition restoring skin problem

I updated Minecraft PE so I can have custom skins. I clicked on 'restore skins' without selecting any particular skin, It is now stuck with a message saying 'we're restoring your skins!' but it has ...
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I can't join my brother's world [duplicate]

Ok so my brother and I used to play together in the same world but since the new update (we both have the update) we can't play together, I'm confused because his username pops up but when I press it ...
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Can't play on my friends world

Every time my friend and I try to play together on local wifi, his name won't show up for me to join in the world selection screen. We both have the same update (11.1) and we both use the same wifi. ...
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Why does my character keep walking forward automatically?

I just keep walking without even touching the screen. I have tried to close Minecraft and start again or pressing the D-pad but nothing works. I have Minecraft PE 11.0
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PocketMine-MP installation not completing connections

I've previously installed Pocketmine on my OS X machine and had no trouble with Minecraft PE clients connecting to it on the local area WiFi and also over the internet. Yesterday I installed the ...
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Minecraft PE invalid name issues [duplicate]

My son and I have played multiplayer for ages but since the update I can join his but he keeps getting the invalid name warning. Is it mine or his iPad that has the issue and what is the issue?
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How to stop the 'Invalid name' error on Minecraft: Pocket Edition? [duplicate]

Every time I try and connect to my brother or cousins game it says Invalid Name. I have been playing Minecraft for a very long time and since this new update It loads for about one second then it says ...
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What do you need to customise your minecraft Pe on iOS skin [duplicate]

My brother and myself are trying to customise our skin but we don't know how to. When we needed to change our skin we tried to take a photo but it, it said "That's not a minecraft skin silly!"
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Unable to change custom skins

I have a 4th gen ipod. When I try to use a custom skin in Minecraft PE, it tells me, "that's not a Minecraft skin, silly". It's frustrating because they are real skins. When my younger sister uses ...
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How do I stop the Invalid Name Error in minecraft pocket edition, even with an appropriate name? [duplicate]

I've been playing minecraft pocket edition for a while and got the new update recently. How do I stop the Invalid Name error when I join my little brothers server? I've already seen the no spaces or ...
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How do I allow another player in my world? [duplicate]

We are connected to the same Internet but when we try to join each other's worlds it says 'invalid name'. We are using the update with boats that can fit 2 people.
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How do you keep mobs from despawing?

In Minecraft PE I want to make a sheep farm, but I'm afraid they will despawn. There are no name tags in mcpe, so how do I do this without modding?