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Originally Minecraft (built on Java) was released by Mojang in 2009, for computers that supported Java. In 2011 Minecraft Pocket Edition (PE) came out for mobile devices, which was built on Objective C and C++ instead of Java. In the following years, versions of Minecraft for Xbox and PlayStation came out, which also used the same underlying languages as ...


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You can use the south-east rule, which works in all dimensions. Place 4 pieces of minecart track in a T shape, with the intersection piece last, and it will favor south or east. Do this twice, with the second T rotated 90 degrees from the first one, and you'll be able to uniquely identify which way is which.


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Short answer: If you are trying to filter an item that has a stack size of 16 instead of 64, (like eggs, snowballs, signed books, etc.), then at 10:28 of the video, use 38 redstone dusts instead of 41. This is because eggs emit more signal strength than normal items. Why? The template hopper is programmed to unlock when its signal strength is 3 or greater. ...


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Turn "show coordinates" on. Then just move around. The negative Z direction is North and the positive Z south.


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Yes - the traditional apprach is to leave a mailbox - some container, like a barrel, maybe decorated to resemble a fancy mailbox, in front of your base, with a book&quill inside. Anyone can pick the book and leave you a message inside - or deliver some goods and leave them in the mailbox alongside the message. More technically inclined players will add ...


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If you have a computer you can download a program called iExplorer. Once you do that plug the iPad (not mini) into the computer via USB Connector that comes with any Apple device. Make sure you don't have any apps running on the iPad, and when the time comes, make sure you don't have anything open on the iPad mini as well. Open iExplorer and your iPad ...


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The Bedrock (Windows Store/Windows 10) version of Minecraft folder is not %appdata%/.minecraft like the Java version. For the Win 10 version you need to go to: %LocalAppData%\Packages\Microsoft.MinecraftUWP_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\games\com.mojang\minecraftWorlds See the official Mojang help for more info.


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Place a boat in its path as it chases you, and get it to enter the boat - caught like that it's unable to chase you. At this point you could try slashing it with anything, but that will lead to considerable wear of the good equipment. Using a piston to push a block into its head instead, will quickly suffocate the zombie and finish it off. An alternative is ...


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Better Method An anonymous user has suggested this new method, which sadly I can't give credit for because they are anonymous, but it's a better idea. Have a repeating always active command block with: /kick @a[tag=banned] You can then run this command to "ban" them: /tag A_USERNAME add banned To unban someone: /tag A_USERNAME remove banned Old ...


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I'm afraid this is not possible. Minecraft for the PC and Minecraft: Pocket Edition (for tablets and phones) are two seperate games. In order to enable your son to play on the iPad, you will need to purchase Minecraft PE from the app store, and he will not be able to play in the same world he has on the PC.


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Beds placed in the nether will explode when you try to use them. Fortunately for villagers, this rule doesn't apply to them and they can sleep in beds as usual when in the nether. According to the Minecraft Wiki: Villagers can sleep in the Nether or the End, if the Overworld's time is correct. It can also be seen in this Reddit post:


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There are now two different versions of Minecraft on PC The java version, the original one The windows 10 version, which can play along the Pocket Editions on Android and iOS You cannot join their Java version on PC, but you surely can on the Windows 10 version. Of course, they need Windows 10 on their PC to install it It is possible to get the Windows 10 ...


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My kids had this problem after the update. Exit the game to the title screen, go into settings, and change your name to one without spaces or special characters. Then it will let you join other worlds again.


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The quotation mark method seems like it would work, but it doesn't in /op. However there are still other methods that work. As the other answer mentions, you will be able to get a player UUID from that person in the chat. But what if the player hasn't chatted recently? If your player hasn't chatted recently, you won't see their username in chat and won't be ...


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I bought my son two Minecraft editions for the Playstation 4. One was "Bedrock edition" and the other just was "Starter pack". All versions of Minecraft for the PlayStation 4 become Bedrock once they are updated via PlayStation Network. No matter if they just say "Minecraft" or "Minecraft PlayStation 4 Edition". The &...


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If your question was marked as a duplicate of this one, it means your NBT question is not solvable in Bedrock Edition. Unfortunately, there is no access to NBT tags from commands in Bedrock Edition (formerly Pocket Edition), so this is not possible. There are some workarounds for specific use cases: Giving one of the default potions from the Creative ...


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You can port maps from the PC with very little differences... Blocks that exist in the PC version will NOT be transferred over (such as command blocks). Here is a very good tutorial on how to port maps: Please note that you will have to buy the FULL version of Minecraft Pocket Edition. You can use iFUNBOX to browse the ...


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How to create true floating sand This answer is for how to truly make sand float, and only works for 1 sand block. If you need more than one sand block, true floating sand is not the option for you. See my other answers listed below for the option that best suits you. Place a door on the ground. Place a piece of sand on the door. Break the door by its ...


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I'm guessing that one of the products you bought looked like this: This is a Bedrock Edition game. You'll notice this one says it includes the starter pack. "Starter Pack Contents - Includes 700 Tokens, LittleBigPlanet Mash-Up, Greek Mythology Mash-Up, Skin Pack 1, City Texture Pack." The starter pack is just a couple texture packs and/or worlds ...


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Ensure : You need to have Minecraft with the same version You need to have the iPad connected to the same Wi-Fi You need to have Broadcast to LAN turned on Initiating Load up your world on one of your iPad and turn Broadcast to Lan on On the other iPad, click play and you should see the World name in the very bottom of the world selection menu including ...


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This answer applies to both Bedrock and Java edition. This answer was written for version 1.16; later versions might differ if the world generation changes. The Short Answer Dig a 2-tall, 1-wide tunnel through Y 12 and Y 13. Y 11 will be visible below your feet and Y 14 will be visible above your head. Y 11, Y 12, Y 13 and Y 14 are all very good for lapis. ...


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Simply look at the bottom of Minecraft's title screen. At the bottom right or bottom left, you should see a number. (1.14.4, 1.13, etc.) If the number is in the bottom left, you are using Java Edition, also evident in the subtitle below the main title. If the number is in the bottom right, you are using Bedrock Edition. This is evident because Bedrock ...


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Restore on new iPad If you are going to buy a new iPad, and backed up the stolen one you can easily restore the old backup and you will have the world back again. but you have to install all the apps (including minecraft again) What does iTunes backup ... App Store app data (except the app itself, its tmp, and Caches folder) App settings, preferences, and ...


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Not only can you shift+click one stack of items, but you can shift and double-click to obtain all the stacks of that same item. Edit: I didn't realize you also asked to equip things. If you have any armor in your chest, you can shift+click to get it into your inventory, then right click (if it is in your hotbar) and you will equip the armor if you are ...


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They both should be Bedrock Edition. Java Edition only works on PC, Mac, and Linux while other devices (as well as PC when you download the game from the Microsoft Store that comes with Windows 10/11) use Bedrock Edition. To answer your second question on which one to keep, I would probably keep the VR for if you are ever planning to play with VR.


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I believe you're talking about enchanting, which (in the main version) happens at an Enchantment Table (not at a bookshelf, though it is affected by nearby bookshelves). Enchanting is part of the (currently upcoming) Alpha 0.12.1 release (Source).


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If you're looking to save your world, there are two methods: Wait 3 seconds - Minecraft PE, just like the PC version auto-saves every few seconds.^ Open the pause menu and select "Save and Quit". This can be accessed by pressing the Back system button at the bottom of your screen. On some devices, there should be a pause button next to the chat button (top-...


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Do /gamerule showcoordinates true


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A Fletcher villager (with it's workplace block being the fletching table) that sells sticks for emeralds is a pretty decent and cheap trade. If you're able to make a dark oak, giant spruce, or giant jungle tree farm, or you just happen to have an over-abundance of wood, then this villager will prove to be very useful.


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