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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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Can play multiplayer one way but not the other

I've got Minecraft Pocket Edition 0.7.2. My multiplayer won't work. My friend and I have the full version, the same game version, and the same Android phone. I can play on my friend's world easily, ...
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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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How do I join a Minecraft PE server when it says “Invalid or corrupt skin”?

I play on a lot of Minecraft PE servers, but since the 0.13.1 update, I try to join some of my favorite servers and it tells me my skin is invalid or corrupt! My skin is perfectly appropriate and I've ...
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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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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 change skins in minecraft pe?

How do I change skins in Minecraft PE for Android?
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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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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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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 do I change my Skin MANUALLY?

So, I have access to my iPhone's file system. As stated in this answer by me, it is a confirmed bug where skins when in the photo library, are converted straight into .jpeg, instead of the required ...
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Is it possible to play on friend's world in a different part of the country?

My friend and I live in different parts of the country. Is there some way that I can play on his world?
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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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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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How do I enchant in Minecraft PE?

I have Minecraft PE on my iPad. I'm trying to make an enchantment but I can't figure out how to do it. I have made a bookshelf and tried tapping on it but it didn't work as I expected. Are there any ...
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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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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 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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Can a lost Minecraft: PE world be retrieved?

My son has spent ages building his Minecraft: Pocket Edition world on my iPad. However, the iPad was stolen. Is there any other way he can access his world from another iPad or laptop, etc?
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There doesn't seem to be any hostile mobs spawning in Minecraft: Pocket Edition

I"m playing survival mode, but there seems to be no hostile mobs, such as creepers (which is kind of boring). How can I make them appear?
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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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Is it possble to access Minecraft PE worlds on an xbox 360?

We have Mincraft PE on our ipad and the full version on our xbox 360, is there any way to access the worlds created on the ipad when we're on the xbox version?
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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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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 do I equip armor?

In Minecraft: Pocket Edition (on the iPod touch) version 0.6.0, I can now craft armor. The only problem is I do not know how to put it on. How do I equip my armor?
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Trouble with multiplayer on Minecraft PE 0.12.1

My friends and I wanted to play Minecraft Pocket Edition together when the new update came out, but my iPad can't find any worlds on other devices and none of my worlds are appearing on their devices ...
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How do you find your world if you have gotten lost?

I don't know anything about Minecraft, but my 6 year old son loves it. Right now he says he flew away and cannot locate his world. He is very upset and is searching all over. Is there any way to find ...
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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 to get lava in MCPE

In Minecraft: Pocket Edition on the iPod, how do you get lava in a bucket in Survival Mode?
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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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I can't delete worlds

I have Minecraft on my Kindle Fire, but it won't let me delete certain worlds. I go to edit, click on the x next to the world, but it still stays there! Is there a different way to delete worlds? Or ...
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Where can I find lava in Minecraft 0.7.1 [duplicate]

I can't find lava. I'm trying to make obsidian so I can make a teleport to the nether world.
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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 ...