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Is it possible to use NBT tags in commands in Minecraft: Bedrock Edition?

This question was split into different questions for each workaround. See these two meta posts for more information. Can you use NBT tags in commands? I’ve tried commands that normally work in Java ...
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Can Minecraft Pocket Edition play with a desktop Minecraft?

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 do I give a player an item with custom properties?

I'm used to creating Java Edition Minecraft maps, where NBT can be used to set many different block, item, and entity properties, like an item's CanPlaceOn/CanDestroy list, a chest's items, and more! ...
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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 can I use CanPlaceOn and CanDestroy in Bedrock Edition?

Java Edition has the CanPlaceOn and CanDestroy NBT tags, which are used to restrict the blocks an item can be placed on and destroy respectively (in adventure mode). For example, the following ...
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How do I use an NBT editor to modify item properties?

In Minecraft, the NBT (Named Binary Tag) format is used to store data of our Minecraft worlds, including block, entity, and item properties. In the Java Edition of Minecraft, you can modify this data ...
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Can you get Minecraft Java for free if you have purchased Minecraft Bedrock?

I recently downloaded Minecraft from the Microsoft Store and have been playing for a month or two. I decided to try out a few mods and that led me to realise that I had Minecraft Bedrock not Java, and ...
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How to tell if a certain item is in a player's inventory, or a specific inventory slot?

I am trying to create a challenge world where a certain item (in my example, a Netherite Sword) must be collected. Using commands, how can I if a player has it, and then run a command, for example, ...
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Where does Minecraft for Windows 10 store its data?

I have searched in %appdata%, pulling up the list of files there, but there is no file labelled .minecraft. Searching %appdata%\.minecraft returns "no results found". I also opened Minecraft to ...
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What is the command to replace blocks in Minecraft PE?

Say I want to replace my grass blocks with quartz, I have tried so many commands but none seem to work!
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How can I import worlds from Minecraft Bedrock into Minecraft Java?

Can I get my Minecraft Bedrock 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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How do I get a block with data to place myself?

Are you looking for how to use /setblock with blocks with data? See this post. How do I get a block with data in my inventory so I can place it myself? In Java Edition, these commands work: give @s ...
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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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Can you tell if a specific item is dropped? What about its name?

In Java Edition, I can test for a dropped item on the floor by using NBT: /execute if entity @e[type=item,nbt={Item:{id:"minecraft:green_wool"}}] But in Bedrock Edition, NBT is inaccessible ...
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With Minecraft Windows 10 Edition, do I get a Mojang Account? Power of desktop Minecraft? [duplicate]

If I purchase Minecraft Windows 10 edition, do I get a Minecraft/Mojang account? In other words, can I then play the older desktop edition as well? (I know that the Windows 10 Minecraft is similar to ...
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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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Does Minecraft PE have commands?

Are there any commands in Minecraft Pocket Edition? I'm looking for both singleplayer and multiplayer commands including admin commands.
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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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The Ocelot won't tame In the Windows 10 PC Version

I'm having the same trouble with the Ocelot. It was walking towards me and I right clicked it lots of times with the raw fish in hand, but it still only goes into breeding mode and it won't tame them ...
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I lost my house in minecraft. How can I find it?

I was in creative mode on minecraft PE. I made this really awesome house plus a hotel! I was finishing up my house but decided to explore first. I explored for about 10 minutes and then stopped. ...
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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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How to share worlds between platforms with Minecraft Better Together

I have read that with the new "Better Together Update" (BTU) it is now possible to create a world on one platform and then continue playing it on a different platform. However, I am having trouble ...
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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 ...
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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 can I obtain items that exceed their maximum enchantment level? [duplicate]

I'm on Bedrock Edition (Windows 10, same as PE) and was wondering if there was any way to go above max on enchanting. For example, if I type /enchant ExamplePlayerName sharpness 10 it would just say ...
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How can I change the weather?

I'm playing on MCPE v15.6.0 and I don't know how to change the weather. How can I change the weather?
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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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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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Can I use my Bedrock skin in the Java Edition?

I have a skin on the Windows 10/Bedrock Edition of the game that I would like to use for my Java Edition. I made the skin in the skin customizer within the game. Is there a way to download or save the ...
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How do I summon a named mob?

In Java Edition, I can name a mob by using NBT tags like this: /summon zombie ~ ~ ~ {CustomName:'{"text":"TheUndead"}'} But in Bedrock Edition, I've heard NBT is not accessible ...
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How can I join servers in PS4 Bedrock?

Is it possible to join a Bedrock Server from a PS4? If so, how?
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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 set a block with data to a certain position?

Are you looking for how to get a block with preset data into your inventory? See this post. I have made a system where, when a button is pressed, a chest appears next to the player with some items. ...
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How do I give myself a potion or tipped arrow with an effect?

In Java Edition, I can give myself a potion with effect with an NBT tag: give @s potion 1 0 {Potion:"minecraft:regeneration"} However, I cannot do this in Bedrock Edition, as there is no ...
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How to name an item using /give command in MCPE? [duplicate]

I have put the following command into a command block, but it keeps saying invalid command syntax: give @p spawn_egg 1 17 {display:{Name:"help!}} What do I need to do to fix this?
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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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Why are there huge gaps in my world?

After a long night of gaming with my boyfriend, finally making a nether portal and exploring for a bit, we logged off for the night. However, when I log on this morning to work on stuff, our whole ...
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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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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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How to summon a TNT that doesn't destroy its surroundings?

In the server The Hive, they have a special item called Boom Boxes, and what it essentially does is that they act like normal TNT, but with some custom bits, and can also be thrown. Now I want to try ...
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Is there a way to enchant armor a player is wearing?

I'm setting up a killer gamemode and I would like the killer to have armor with curse of binding on it. I'm triggering the transformation with a single button attached to multiple command blocks. Is ...
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“Unable to Connect to World” Minecraft PE 1.16.201

So my brother and I have been playing Minecraft together on our iPads for years now, but in September I got a new iPad Pro 3rd Generation and I’ve been having issues with Minecraft ever since. Every ...
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How do I summon a baby mob?

In Minecraft Java Edition, one can summon baby zombies and drowned using the IsBaby NBT tag: /summon zombie X Y Z {IsBaby:1b} Likewise, one can summon baby breedable mobs (Pigs, Cows, etc.) by giving ...
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How can I determine my XYZ position?

I'm currently doing a "mini farlands-or-bust" thing in one of my worlds, and I was wondering, how can I determine my XYZ position? I tried doing the math with the file size, but that won't work now ...
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How do I know which version of Minecraft I have?

I don't know which version of Minecraft I have. I have regular Minecraft, not Java or anything else and I just don't know the version I have.
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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 do I turn off a command that's on repeat on Switch Bedrock?

I put a command block that would teleport "@p" so when i get close it teleports me back to another place, its Always Active and its a Repeat Command Block, I've tried lots of commands but none work, I'...
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Why can't my friend join my Minecraft world even though we are on the same version and platform?

Me and my friend don't play on Realms, but we can join each others' worlds on Minecraft Pocket Edition. The thing is, he can always easily access my world, but sometimes I can't get into his world. It'...
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How do I target players with only a certain X, Y, or Z coordinate?

I am trying to test for any player that is on Y level 118. Here is the command I am using: /testfor @a[y=118] The problem is, the command isn't working as expected. In my chat when I type this ...
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Is it possible to hear music discs on Minecraft Bedrock/Pocket Edition?

I have some music discs, but every time I put it in a jukebox I can't hear it. It says it's playing, my friend (on PS4) says he can hear it, but I don't. All other audio is fine, I can hear the game ...
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