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Minecraft Addons for Bedrock edition have the capability to add things such as blocks, items, sounds, and more. Questions should remain within the topic scope of the site, some more advanced multi-file things are off-topic. Use this for questions about development of certain aspects such as functions, LANG files, or certain aspects of the JSON involved, or use it for anything else that has to do with Minecraft addons.

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How to add mods in minecraft bedrock 1.14.60?

I have watched many tutorials on how install mods in minecraft, but no matter how many videos I watch and how many times I try, I can't add mods onto minecraft. I drag-and-drop minecraft mod files, I ...
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Is there a programmatic way to retrieve a player's current gamemode using the @minecraft/server module and WITHOUT using command blocks?

In my custom tools addon, I've noticed a bug where you can get negative durability values by using the tool in creative mode, then switching to survival mode. This is because while vanilla tools don't ...
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How do I make a custom block with Minecraft Addons? [closed]

How can I add an entirely new block to Minecraft with addons, like mods on Java Edition?
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How do I install a Minecraft addon on iPadOS?

How do I install a Minecraft addon on iPadOS? I have never played anything on a phone or tablet in my life, let alone Minecraft, but yesterday my daughter asked me to install this addon, but I'm not ...
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How do I make a custom potion with MCBE add-ons/behaviour packs?

How do I make a custom potion with Minecraft addons? I have seen others do it (at MCPEDL, which is a site that you can post addons, resource packs, and maps). I don't want to make a "potion" ...
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Making custom axe, shovel and hoe work as intended. Strip logs, till land, make paths?

This question involves trying to figure out how to have my custom tools (specifically the axe, shovel, and hoe) do their intended "special" function (I guess that is what they're called). ...
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Can Minecraft Bedrock addons be used in Minecraft Education Edition?

I am playing Minecraft Education Edition and I want to play with addons. The way you get addons is similar to Bedrock but with one main difference: there is no experimental gameplay. Can you still ...
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Minecraft Bedrock Edition addons and NBT data

How can I make my custom blocks "have" NBT data, such as damage values, or full blown custom NBT tags? My specific case is adding a "luck" component to my custom block, which can ...
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Spawn Mobs With Specific Items Equipped

Hi All, In MCPE 1.16.2, I want to create a way in which when I eat a specific item (call that ‘alpha’), it spawns 4 mobs with a helmet equipped. And also would it be possible to make the mobs work for ...
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Test For A Specific Item In Head Slot & Then Activate Something Else

Hi All, I’m trying to create an addon in MCPE 1.16.2 but I’m struggling to do one thing. I want to be able to detect a player with an item on his head and then follow on with another command like ...
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Minecraft Bedrock Edition default blocks

Is there any documentation of the original Minecraft blocks behavior JSON? I'm not looking for blocks.json, I'm looking for individual vanilla blocks and their components such as stone.json, glass....
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Is there a way to put conditionals in functions?

Is there a way to make something conditional in a function? For example setblock 5 10 5 air tellraw @a {"rawtext":[{"text":"Placed!"}]} # <--- Make this command ...
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Item component "on_dig" has been removed - How to handle tool durability in new Minecraft Bedrock addons?

For some time, the item component "on_dig" has not been working correctly, and now the Bedrock Wiki displays a warning that the component has been officially removed. Source: https://wiki....
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How do I rename an item with add-ons?

How do I change the in-game display name of a block or item with add-ons?
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How to add lore through an Addon

How do I add lore to a custom item on Minecraft Bedrock Edition through an Addon? This is my code right now as a test. { "pools": [ { "entries": [ ...
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Why can't I create a new file in Bridge V2?

I am trying to create an addon for Minecraft and have decided to use bridge V2. As I am new to the software, I decided to watch a few tutorials and all of them show how to create a New File. When I ...
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Can't execute function from load.json

I am trying to create a Minecraft Bedrock edition behavior pack that places a structure at a set of coordinates on load. The file is shops.mcaddon. Inside is a folder called shopsBP. Inside shopsBP ...
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Custom item's "on_consume" event gives error "child add_mob_effect not valid here"

I'm trying to have my custom food item give the player a status effect when it is eaten. The item itself works fine (is edible, gives correct nutrition and saturation, uses eating animation, etc.) ...
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How do I apply the spyglass zoom effect to a custom item?

I am trying to add a sniper rifle to Minecraft with an addon, and I would like to add a zoom effect for sneaking players holding it. The only spyglass JSON files I've found have been related to the ...
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How To Fix Incorrect Name In Mod Glitch (Minecraft Bedrock)

so I am creating an addon, but my blocks and items all the sudden are displaying the wrong names (Example: title.sepular_ore.name) I opened the en_US.lang file, and this is what I found: "tile.pa:...
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List of all Minecraft crafting recipes for crafting web

I am attempting to build some sort of crafting web to find the most efficient crafting trees and which items need to be farmed to craft every other remaining item in the game. An old example is shown ...
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How can I sync worlds from my phone to console?

I have an iPhone SE running iOS 12.4 with minecraft 1.12.0 and a nintendo switch with bedrock 1.12.0. I have downloaded an addon world to my phone and I want to get it on my nintendo switch. Is there ...
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Baby versions of custom entities will follow adults of ANY species?

Not sure whether this is a bug or intentional, but for custom entities added via Bedrock addon packs, it is possible for the baby version to pick an adult of a different species to follow. This was ...
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Double resolution texture makes item too big only when in player's hand

In my resource pack, most of the textures are the default resolution (16x16) but two item textures are 32x32 instead. These mostly display correctly, except when held in the player's hand. Then, the ...
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How to prevent `xxxx.xxx ms script spike detected in behavior pack` message?

I have a behavior pack that uses a script module. In the script file, I am using world.events.beforeItemUse.subscribe to track custom item usage. However, the first item use each time the world loads ...
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Is it possible to create custom groups in the creative inventory?

I'm experimenting with Minecraft Bedrock addons. Currently I'm working with adding custom blocks. In the documentation, they show you can add your block to groups in the creative inventory. Is there ...
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Make item in hand invisible

I saw a server that made the item in your hand invisible, but they showed in the inventory, is it possible to make the item that you're holding invisible to other players? I need it for a map I'm ...
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Add multiple textures to a one-texture block

How do I add multiple textures (Like top, bottom, side, etc.) to a block with only one texture (Such as planks, dirt, etc.)?
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How do I make an item where when a player holds it, it runs a slash command or function in a Minecraft bedrock addon? [duplicate]

I am trying to make a paintbrush to assist me and my friends build a city. My idea for the paintbrush is when held, it uses raycasting to place blocks where the entity is looking. I can't use ...
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How do I make a painting invincible?

How do I make a painting unable to be broken? I am open to commands, addons, or even external programs if needed. The only way I have found is using weakness on players however I need them to be able ...
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Minecraft Resource Pack Error

It seems that my resource pack has an error, specifically with lava flowing. My image is 16x256 (its an 8x8 texture pack) so it should work normally. Has anyone had this issue and knows how to solve ...
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Why is my addon folder is missing from my .minecraft folder and how do I fix it?

My Windows 10 computer, in the .minecraft folder, doesn't have an addons folder. I tried just creating one, but it doesn't seem to work. What is my issue?
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How to make a textbox appear in Minecraft Bedrock

Does anyone know how to add a text box like this one here (shown in image) into Minecraft Bedrock? Either with Vanilla or Addons. I would not need the clickable menus but only the text.
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How do I add addons to Minecraft Bedrock edition on an Xbox One by converting a USB hard drive to be used for a computer?

I found a program to convert the hard drive to be able to be used for a computer. However, how do I open the files? One of them is Microsoft.MinecraftUWPConsole_8wekyb3d8bbwe.UWA, which is probably ...
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Get ID of block placed by player in server side script?

I'm creating a behavior pack and I need to detect the ID of a block placed by a player. The player_placed_block event doesn't give me an ID with the event data, it only gives me a three-dimensional ...
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Why isn't my item popping up in the creative inventory?

I'm trying to create an item. In RP/textures/items, I have its texture. I defined the texture in RP/textures/item_texture.json. In BP/items I defined its behaviors. I kept all these in the ...
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How many addons can put in my world for Minecraft in the Nintendo Switch [closed]

this is my question: I have a single old world that weighs 56 MB, I recently bought and downloaded some free addons on the market and decided to add them all to my world, I checked the storage section ...
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How to hide entity from specific players?

I have not found anything on this issue, I myself have no idea even how to implement it, maybe someone knows how to do this somehow? (v1.20.51)
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What group name should I use to make a custom block show up in the Creative Inventory in the same category as gem/metal blocks?

Using a resource and behavior pack, I made an Echo Block which is craftable from 9 Echo Shards, and so I want it to appear in the same part of the Creative Mode inventory menu as the other blocks ...
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Custom Mob won't render -- need help with Animation Controller

I created a new mob (cow_fire) using the Vanilla cow files. I made my modifications and everything works great except that I cannot assign an animation controller. When I include the following lines ...
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How can I open my Minecraft world?

I had a Minecraft creative world that I had spent 10-20 hours on. I decided to create my own addon using Bridge which work fine until one time after trying to load the world Minecraft closed. I ...
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Is there a way to make a solid entity (without setting the runtime identifier to shulker)?

The only way that I know of to make a solid entity is to set the runtime identity to shulker. The problem is that it will then also teleport like a shulker, which I don't want! Is there a way I can ...
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Minecraft Bedrock Edition Item Models?

I have seen various Minecraft Bedrock edition maps with floating items. Example (carrot above villager head): How can I add this using command blocks or addons?
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Modern Minecraft Bedrock Edition Modding

I started playing MCPE back at alpha 0.9.5 and have followed development of the game and modding since. The old school way was Blocklauncher and ModPe javascript, and it worked great. But now, ...
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Custom User Interface

How do I create custom user interfaces with a Minecraft Addon? All I see in defaultreourcepack/ui is these .json files: account_banned_screen.json account_transfer_error_screen.json ...
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How to delete and reload resource and behaviour packs in bedrock edition

I loaded a resource pack and it is corrupted. I need to delete it and reload it. But I don't know to delete it. If I try to overwrite, it says duplicate name detected. Please help me
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Is there a better way of adding lots of similar JSON files to an addon pack, for a set of custom blocks with shared geometries?

For example, an addon that contains custom shaped blocks like vertical slabs or stairs. Each variant (e.g. Amethyst Vertical Slabs or Diamond Stairs) is implemented using multiple geometry files (4 ...
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Why my does my Zombie-Pigman-conversion addon result in piglins that take gold in barters but give nothing back?

I coded an addon that allows curing Zombie Pigmen. I thought they would revert to zombies in the Overworld, but they survived as a piglins. But when I try to barter, they just takes the gold and drops ...
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How can I add add-ons to my game on the Nintendo Switch?

I've been wanting to add some addons to my MCBE on Nintendo Switch and I'm not sure how to go about it. can anyone help?
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Play MP4 video in Minecraft

Is there a way to combine add-ons and scripts to have a block that plays .mp4 videos in Minecraft Bedrock?
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