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How do I get on a Minecraft PE server when it says 'invalid name'?

I am having trouble getting onto a server in Minecraft PE on iOS. When I tap on the person's server it just says invalid name: I have tried turning off and restarting the iPad, going to home screen ...
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Can Minecraft Pocket Edition play with a desktop Minecraft on LAN?

My kids are playing Minecraft on 2 PCs, creative mode. They are connected by the way of one of them starts a single player game on the other one than joins that game over the LAN. Can I, using ...
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How do you join or create a server in multiplayer?

I just got Minecraft Pocket Edition on my iPhone, but I'm having trouble figuring out how to start multiplayer. When I go to menu, there is only one button that says Play. How do I join or create ...
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Where did the “play on realms” option go?

My Minecraft app now only has the option of "play" and there is no "play on realms" to be found! I downloaded - and paid for - the multiplayer app, but there doesn't seem to be a way to get to any ...
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How to transfer minecraft pocket edition world between iPads?

My daughter has built a minecraft world on our iPad. As of Christmas 2013 she has an iPad mini of her own. Is there any way to transfer her world from the old machine? Even better...is there any way ...
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How can I mine redstone ore?

I found redstone ore in Survival Mode (Minecraft Pocket Edition) and tried to use all five tools to collect it. It took about a minute or two to break, but I couldn't collect anything from it once ...
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how do I make my nether portal work in minecraft pocket edition?

Where do I light my nether portal on Minecraft Pocket Edition 0.10.5?
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How to Join Games with Minecraft Pocket Edition 0.7

I can't find how to join games with the latest 0.7 Pocket Edition update with an iPad and iPod over wifi. I see the realm options but I get the message "there are no more open server slots right now". ...
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How do I invite someone to my world in Minecraft PE?

I want to invite my girlfriend to my world so she could visit my fun-fair, how can I accomplish this?
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Why can't I read signs in Minecraft PE?

On Minecraft PE before the 9.5 update I could read signs perfectly, now I can't. Well I can, but the sign has to be two blocks up and I have to go really close. So I can't see lower and high signs. ...
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How to save a copy of a multiplayer world in the new 0.7+ menus?

How do you save a joined game after the 0.7.1 update? The menus have all changed since 0.6.x and I can't find the option to save a copy of a joined world anymore. (My friend has got a diamond house on ...
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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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Where can I find Obsidian in the Pocket Edition?

I have looked everywhere for lava or obsidian in 0.7.1. I've looked all the way from top to bottom and all around, in about a 100 block diameter, but I can't find any. Where can I get some?
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Can't join Minecraft PE version 8.1, says outdated server?

Trying to connect my from son's iPod 4 to my iPod 4s. Both are using iOS6, both playing Minecraft version 8.1. My iPhone joins to my iPad no problem but not to the iPhone 4. If I try to connect from ...
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How to find villages in Minecraft PE?

How do villages spawn in Minecraft Pocket Edition? I would also like to know what I need to do to have a village spawn, e.g., if there is any specific biome it has to be in.
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How do we play multiplayer minecraft on iPads?

We have two iPads, and both of them have Minecraft PE. My son wants to connect the two and play with me. I have absolutely no idea what I am doing here, so I do not know how to do this. One game ...
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How can I join a game?

My friend has a Galaxy Nexus and I just got an HTC One X, and we both have the newest version of Minecraft Pocket Edition. We want to play on a server together (we will be sitting right next to each ...
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Trouble connecting to friend's Pocket Edition Lite server

My friend is on his Samsung Galaxy tablet, and I'm on my iPod 5th gen. It's not letting us be on the same server. We are both using the same WiFi. I have Minecraft PE and my friend has PE Lite. When I ...
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How do you ban people from your world in Minecraft PE?

My friend Evan,is griefing me. When I went on his world to get revenge, he banned me. The screen said " HerobineYoung has banned enderpizza you will be kicked out in 5 minutes." I begged him to tell ...
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Transfer Minecraft PE world from broken device

My son's tablet broke and when he gets a new one he is hoping he will be able to access all his saved worlds on his new device. Is this possible? Will the minecraft servers have his data saved if he ...
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Hosting my own server for Minecraft pocket edition

With my Minecraft Pocket edition version 0.7.4 I can connect to an external server, but I'm not able to connect to a server I'm running in my computer. I've post detailed information about my setup ...
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Disable PVP in minecraft 1.8.7 Windows

I want to know how to disable pvp in minecraft 1.8.7. While playing with my brother we often hit each other so I was thinking how to turn pvp off on lan. Please try to avoid servers. Thank you
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What are the mob spawn distances?

I have built my house in Minecraft PE, and I have a ton of fences and sticks, but I need to know how big of a perimeter I need to let me sleep at night?
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How can I do multiplayer using Minecraft on iPad?

I play Minecraft P.E. on my iPad Air, and I have a friend who does as well. My other friends say if you are near each other while playing, it will work. For me it clearly doesn't. I was wondering if ...
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How do I craft command blocks?

I went to my friends house, and he was playing Minecraft on the PC. He showed me a command block, but when I went home and opened Minecraft pocket edition, I went to the crafting table but I could not ...
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Cant get out of this lava!

I landed in lava in Minecraft: pocket edition and died. I keep respawning in that lava. What do I do?
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How do I change skins in minecraft pe?

How do I change skins in Minecraft PE for Android?
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Does Minecraft PE have commands?

Are there any commands in Minecraft Pocket Edition? I'm looking for both singleplayer and multiplayer commands including admin commands.
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How to use Redstone dust in Minecraft PE?

I have Minecraft Pocket Edition and I have collected a lot of redstone dust. For some reason, I couldn't use it for things such as iron doors. Why?
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How to get sugarcane in minecraft PE?

I've seen sugarcane in Minecraft PE free version, but I cannot collect it, even in survival mode. Can you collect sugarcane in the free version of Minecraft PE ?
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How do I tame and ride the undead horses?

So the 15.0 update came out for minecraft pocket edition. Well along with horses there are also the zombie horse and skeleton horse. Is it possible to tame these? If so how?
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If I delete Minecraft Pocket Edition, do I get my stuff when I download it again?

On my iPad I want to make a server. It worked on a different WiFi. When I got back to mine, it does not work. So I think if I delete it, the server will be back. Is that true?
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How to transfer my Minecraft Pocket Edition world from Android to iOS?

I'm using an Android smartphone that I purchased Minecraft PE on; now I want to transfer my world to a iPhone. I have also purchased Minecraft PE on my iPhone.
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Can I Invite PE Players To My PC Realms Server?

I am trying to invite my son (IOS Pocket Edition) to my realms server (mac osx). I keep getting the response "Could Not Invite The Provided Name" when I try to invite him. His name is all regular ...
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How can I easily find other players in Mincraft PE multiplayer?

We are playing multiplayer on a local wifi on Minecraft PE. Since it is an unlimited world size, when a new player joins the world we cannot find each other. Is there an easy way to find each other or ...
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How do I activate an end portal?

The 0.9.5 update is out with a new block called the End Portal. But, I still can't figure out how to activate it and go to The End. Some videos in YouTube told me that I need ender eye, but I can't ...
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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 lost my house in minecraft. How can I find it?

I was in creative mode on minecraft PE. I made this really awesome house plus a hotel! I was finishing up my house but decided to explore first. I explored for about 10 minutes and then stopped. ...
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Can't join world on Minecraft PE

I'm on my tablet playing Minecraft PE. My boyfriend rang me and asked me to join his Minecraft PE world. However, I can't do it because the game doesn't show his world. What's wrong and how can I fix ...
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Can I disable multiplayer in Minecraft Pocket Edition?

I want to make sure that my child cannot get online. I am trying to turn off multiplayer. What do I do and how can I make sure that I did it right?
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Can I transfer Minecraft from a computer to iOS?

My son has been playing Minecraft on our home computer for a couple of years now. He just got an iPad Mini 2 for his birthday. Is it possible to transfer his game and his saves onto his iPad Mini 2?
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What is Realms and why does it keep telling me “No available servers”?

How do I visit worlds on the 0.7.1 version of Minecraft PE? I signed up for Realms and so did my friend and I want her to visit my world there but it says there is no available servers. What is ...
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How big is the world in Minecraft Pocket Edition?

I'm currently building a town in Minecraft Pocket Edition and I'm wondering how many blocks long and how many blocks wide the world is.
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How can I reuse my Nether Reactor?

So, I built my nether reactor out of a bunch of gold and diamonds I had been storing to see what it does. It was pretty crazy; after I activated it I warped to the netherworld version of my land and ...
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When surveying a new world what do I need to check exists that I can't create later?

I realised with my last world that when I came to build a bookcase there were no reeds (sugar cane) anywhere in the world even though they do exist in the game, so I started a new world and after ...
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Can animals spawn?

The new release of Minecraft: PE features baby animals. Will these animals eventually spawn in existing worlds, or will my kids (who have built some rather elaborate structures for the Pocket Edition) ...
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How can I import worlds from the PE to the PC version?

Can I get my Minecraft Pocket Edition worlds onto my PC to play in regular Minecraft? If so how? I have used iExplorer to transfer files from my iPad but that was no help. Any suggestions?
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How do I pause Minecraft Pocket Edition?

I recently purchased Minecraft Pocket Edition for Android and I started to play and after I finished I couldn't find the pause button where is it?
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Multiplayer on Minecraft PE gone with update to version 12?

My son and I have been playing for months on our iPads using multiplayer mode. We could join in the same world that one would host. With the latest upgrade to version 12, even with multiplayer on, we ...
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Can you downgrade Minecraft Pocket Edition?

I have Minecraft Pi version on my Raspberry Pi and I wanted to be able to play with people on MC:PE. However, when I go to connect the device to the Pi's server it says Outdated Server! I know that ...