Questions tagged [minecraft-bedrock-edition]

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Why did the Nether generate in the Overworld of this map file?

I have this world file that somehow generated the Nether inside of the Overworld. Why did this happen? I have tried opening up this world on an older update (where the Nether update didn’t exist) and ...
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Is there a bedrock equivalent to Java double carpets?

In Minecraft Java Edition, doubled carpets block villager pathfinding, including searching for job blocks. In Bedrock, where pathfinding is notoriously bad and villagers can connect to job blocks that ...
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Can falling-block redstone contraptions only be used in the same chunk as the contraption?

I'm playing Minecraft Bedrock on PS5, where I've been experimenting with falling-block contraptions. The Experiment I stacked 12 sand blocks next to me, and another stack of 12 just over in the ...
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How to break bedrock from above in Minecraft Bedrock Edition?

I want to break the bedrock blocks on top of the end gateways, but I don't know how. I only know how to break bedrock from below, so I can break the bedrock blocks underneath the end gateway but not ...
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How to make snowballs invisible?

So I'm trying to implement, mostly for entertainment sake, but also for a potential "magic" system later on in the game, a way to make snowballs invisible while in the air. I'm on Minecraft: ...
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Do strongholds spawn under abandoned villages?

Strongholds have a 1/10 chance to spawn under a village; does this also apply to abandoned villages? If so, does the reason for abandonment have any impact to this statistic?
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Is there any way to prevent villagers claiming workstations?

I'm building a villager breeder in Minecraft Bedrock 1.18. I want all the babies in a holding area until they grow up, then I'll grab one of them with a minecart and start his onboarding training to ...
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How do I resend a message in Minecraft, on mobile?

In the console and desktop versions of Minecraft (to include minecraft-java-edition), you can resend a chat message by opening the chat window, and pressing the appropriate up key or button and ...
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Is there a way to clone my character profile in Minecraft?

I'm trying to create multiple variants of my character in minecraft-bedrock-edition but I don't want to have to manually re-create basic attributes such as: Eyes Hair Mouth Height I'd like to clone ...
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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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Disappearing iron and tools?

I had crafted an iron pick axe, an iron sword, an iron axe and shears. I put them all in my chest and went to bed, when I woke up all my iron tools and iron ingots were gone. I checked my inventory ...
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How to convert Bedrock texture pack to Java Edition Minecraft

I'm trying to use a texture pack designed for the Bedrock Edition of Minecraft, on Java Edition. I looked at the texture names for a Java Edition texture pack and compared those to the names of the ...
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Problem with Minecraft Skins and Texture packs on multi user Kindle Fire

My son has a Kindle Fire, which we have set up for multiple users. Mine is an adult account and I manage his child account. He has been using Minecraft PE. This weekend, we downloaded Skins and ...
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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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How to identify the coordinates of a specific block

I'm creating a wave rush world where every night, enemies spawn from mob spawners and attack you. I found a cave system and placed mob spawners all over it, but now I need help to find all of them ...
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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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How do I use an Xbox One controller to play Mcpe on iOS?

I've been searching mojang forums, nothing, videos online show this random controller, and some are on something different than iOS. Can somebody help me? Here are some of the videos that I watched: ...
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Alternatives to trap doors as fences (doesn't work anymore)

Trap doors no longer keep animals in. Therefore, I'm wondering if there are any good alternatives, except for fences with carpets on top. What's the best way to fence in animals, while allowing the ...
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How to use Minecraft bedrock command block output as a variable?

I am very familiar with Minecraft bedrock's command code, and I've used it for a long time. Although, I can't seem to figure out how to store the output from a command block into some kind of variable....
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I can't change my skin

When I try to change my skin, I don't see a box that says "equip". So, how do I change my skin? I imported this skin pack, is that the problem? I have never had a problem with an imported ...
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Using signs to record new joiners to realm

The idea is to automatically place sign with name of a new player to the realm. When a new player joins command blocks give a new player starter kit and add him a tag "Started" to close the ...
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On Minecraft Bedrock Edition, how do I make it so people can't build at spawn?

I know using barrier blocks makes it so people can't break stuff, but how can I make it so players cannot place stuff at spawn?
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How to get Minecraft crossplay working (PC/PS4)?

I'm trying to set up Minecraft Bedrock Edition to crossplay between my Windows 10 system and my PS4 so I can play with my two boys (we're in the same house). The problem is that I have gotten ...
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Constant crashing on Bedrock server

So I was playing on my server with my friend, and suddenly by game crashed. No problem, I'll just rejoin, I thought. So I launched the PE launcher again, and entered the server. Joined in, Terrain won'...
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How to make a scoreboard of how far someone has walked? (Minecraft Bedrock Edition)

I'm trying to make a leveling up system for an add-on I'm making for Bedrock Edition and I need to make a scoreboard of how much someone has walked/ran, I can't figure out a way to do this.
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Transferring builds from one Minecraft world to another on Nintendo switch?

I'm on Nintendo switch, there's a few builds i have scattered throughout my worlds, and I want to compile them in one world, but it would take literal years to rebuild, I don't have a computer, and ...
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How to remove the blurry effect around the player in Minecraft RTX?

Whenever I play on Minecraft (Bedrock edition) for Windows 10 with Ray Tracing turned on, I have a weird blurry effect that appears starting from 4-5 blocks away from me. Here's a screenshot: As I ...
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Can't accept minecraft invite (no error)

I'm having a problem with Minecraft multi player. I have it installed on an iPad. When someone invites me to their game, I can see the invitation pop up and then I can tap it and press "Accept&...
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Can you create a server on Xbox without realms

I want to make a Bedrock SMP server with my friends. Is it possible to make a Minecraft Bedrock server without using Realms services?
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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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PUR-UnknownExternalError when trying to redeem Microsoft XBOX Gift Cards

My son bought two US$15 Microsoft XBOX gift cards with his own money (he wants to buy Minecraft). After several hours of unsuccessfully trying to redeem them on a Windows 10 PC, here we are. It seems ...
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Has Minecraft 1.16.20x moved the storage location?

It seems with the recent Minecraft 1.16.200 and .201 updates, there's no longer the option to store worlds externally. I can't seem to find that option, which I need to restore my son's worlds to his ...
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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?

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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Minecraft world reset after update - recoverable?

Windows 10 (bedrock edition). I have a world that my kids and I have been playing in for quite some time and have done a lot of work to improve. We all updated on various devices to v1.16.1. My ...
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How do I pre-generate a Minecraft bedrock world

I am looking for a easy script that can teleport me across my Minecraft Bedrock Edition world so I can generate the chunks without causing lag as people explore my server. Please make sure it works ...
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My far apart villages are becoming one village

Note that this is Minecraft Bedrock, the latest non-beta update (as of 4/18/20) which I believe contains everything in 1.15 This question is not a duplicate of other iron golem farm related questions ...
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Is there a way to make the locator maps only show the player who is holding it?

I want to know if there is a way to have it so that all players can't see each other on locator maps, and how.
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How to move icons to the inventory bar in Minecraft for android?

My grandson can play Minecraft on a friend's iPad. On his android phone, he can't move items to the inventory bar. He has tried: dragging and dropping with finger tapping on the icon then tapping ...
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How can I enable members to use the /function command

I want players in my Minecraft world (Bedrock Edition) to be able to use the function command without being given operator permissions. Is this possible through the use of behaviour packs or commands? ...
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Minecraft PE can't connect to my home WiFi consistently

I have had this issue for a while, and it is driving me crazy. So, I play Minecraft PE on an IPad Mini 4, and I cannot stay logged into Xbox Live while on the WiFi in my house. When I go to a ...
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My pet dolphin has vanished

I was playing Minecraft on the Nintendo Switch. I went underwater, and made an underground base in Creative Mode. The base had no water in it except for a pool I had made. I put a wall on the edge of ...
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Can't download Minecraft for Windows 10 on new computer

I recently got a new computer, and wanted to play with friends through Minecraft for Windows 10, but I can't figure out how to download it. Whenever I go to the game "Minecraft for Windows 10" it says ...
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Is it possible to transfer a world from Ipad to PS4?

How do I transfer my Minecraft world from an IPad Air to a PlayStation 4?
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Cant connect to friends on Minecraft windows 10 15.0 through xbox

I am trying to play on my friend's world on Xbox from Minecraft Windows 10 edition 15.0 and I get stuck on locating server, then it says can't connect. But my friends can join me. I don't want to be ...
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Why can't I read signs that are placed higher or lower than eye-level?

When I try to read a sign on Minecraft PE I cant see it unless it's 2 blocks high. I can't read high or low signs for some reason. I've tried: Breaking and putting the sign back, Turning Graphics ...
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Signs are always blank when closing keyboard in Minecraft PE

I have a Kindle Fire HD and I have Minecraft Pocket Edition. I have a problem with my signs. I place them on both game modes fine,and I also type them fine, but when I exit my keyboard, the sign is ...
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Minecraft PE 0.8.1 fails to load server

My Nexus 4 (OS: Android) says "Unfortunately, Minecraft Pocket Edition has stopped." When I try to enter my actual server, which was made on my phone, it cuts of when Minecraft is loading terrain. ...
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Help With Joining Minecraft LAN

My sister and I have been trying to join each other on a LAN Minecraft Bedrock world. She uses a school IPad and I use a regular one. We get on the same network, and we’re friended on Xbox, but it ...
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