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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 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 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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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 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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How to use Redstone dust in Minecraft PE?

I have Minecraft Pocket Edition and i have collected lots of redstone dust but i couldn't use it for some reason and i was wondering how do i use it for things like iron doors.
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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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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 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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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 pe 0.11.1 android

I want to know how to disable pvp in minecraft pe 0.11.1. While playing with my brother we often hit each other so I was thinking how to turn pvp off on local wifi multiplayer. Please try to give a ...
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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 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 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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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 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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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 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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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 ...
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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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How to save a world in Minecraft Pocket Edition?

My friend has Minecraft Pocket Edition on his Android tablet. He was asking me how to save it because he can't find the save button. How do you save the world?
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Minecraft PE Realms invalid name [duplicate]

I have signed up with valid passwords and email address, but when I have to choose my name (even though I typed valid name, sticking with only letters) it keeps saying invalid. What am I doing wrong?
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Minecraft Pocket Edition LAN Server Problems

I am using iPhone 4 and I also have samsung galaxy tab 2. At my friends house we were playing minecraft over a wifi server but when I use my own wifi the wifi server wont show up on my iphone 4 (I ...
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How do I connect to another player's world in Minecraft Pocket Edition 11.1? [duplicate]

I updated my Minecraft to 11.1 and I want to join my cousin's world but it is just giving me the message 'invalid name' What do I do?
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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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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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Can I use Minecraft PC textures and worlds in Pocket Edition?

Now that I've discovered that I can host a Minecraft Pocket Edition server, I'd like to know if is it possible to use the textures and maps of the PC version for the pocket version. I'm planning to ...