I have tried just about everything I can think of and my maps are always 0/4 or 1/4 I need a 3/4 or 4/4 map that's larger. The only way I have gotten them is to spawn in with them and have a starting map thing I need it for an older map and I cant change the world settings like bonus chest and starting map.

How do I get a level 3 locator map?

  • I know that MCPE is weird, but what the heck is a "level 3 locator map"? – Fabian Röling Jan 14 '18 at 1:49
  • @Fabian a map with a pointer and zoom of 3. They are craftable – The Mattbat999 Jan 14 '18 at 3:25

You simply need to surround an existing locator map with paper at a crafting table. Or simply, 8 paper and a locator map.


To make a locator map:

to make a map

To zoom it out:

to zoom out


you need to get your map to level for to see your x and y location, but you can see your player indicators (little arrow looking thingies) with level three. Also, to get more visibility on it, just walk around with it out.

  • oops i meant four not for – Minecraft_Maniac22 Mar 30 '19 at 21:26
  • You can just edit your post. – Joachim Mar 30 '19 at 21:46

As of the 1.11 update, this has changed. Now you need the Cartography Table, where you add one paper to the map to make it larger. If you want to make a new empty Locator map, you need a compass surrounded by 8 pieces of paper in a crafting table.

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