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How to get Minecraft on Windows, Android, iPhone, PS4 or Chromebook

How to download Minecraft

Minecraft’s popularity hasn’t waned even though it’s been around for a decade. The game has over 500 million players and is available in two separate versions: Minecraft: Java Edition and Minecraft: Bedrock Edition. We’ll go through various ways to obtain Minecraft on multiple platforms.

How to get Minecraft on Windows operating system

Minecraft is a massive 3D universe where players may create, craft, mine, fight, and explore. It’s a virtual continent made out of limitless cubic blocks where users may build their environments and adventures.

Minecraft for Windows 10 (Bedrock) Edition may be downloaded and installed on either the Microsoft Store or the Minecraft website. However, Java Edition may only be downloaded and installed through the Minecraft website.

Get ‘Minecraft for Windows 10’ edition through Microsoft Store.

To download Minecraft: Bedrock Edition, you should first go to the Windows Store.

Search for ‘Minecraft’ in the Microsoft Store’s search box. There will be many variations of the game available. Minecraft for Windows 10 Starter Collection, Minecraft for Windows 10, and Minecraft for Windows 10 Master Collection are the three primary versions of the game available. In addition, a free trial is available just for Minecraft for Windows 10 Edition.

Click on the ‘Minecraft for Windows 10’ Edition from the results if you want to play the game before buying it. The downloading will begin after you click the ‘Free trial’ button. After completing the installation, click the ‘Play’ button to begin playing the game.

Download the Minecraft game for Android and iPhone

Minecraft is one of the most enjoyable games for all platforms, as it is compatible with mobile devices. The procedures for downloading Minecraft on Android and iOS smartphones are shown below.

How to get the Minecraft game on Android

  • Possess adequate space on your device for the game to download until the device installation process is complete.
  • Ensure you have a connection to the internet since the game will not download until you have done so.
  • Search Minecraft on Google Play for Android and click on it to finish the download procedure.
  • After finishing the installation, it takes some time to gather data in the game, be cautious not to take any action until the download process is over.
  • The game will be available on your phone for usage from the moment the download procedure is completed. Before you begin playing, you must change the settings and signup for the game.

How to get the Minecraft game on your iPhone or iPad

  • You’ll need at least 289.4MB of extra storage to download on your device.
  • Your smartphone must have at least iOS 10.0 installed.
  • Go to the App Valley site using Safari.
  • Select Allow after clicking the Install button.
  • Select General from the drop-down menu under Settings.
  • Select Profile or Personal Account from the drop-down menu.
  • From the applications, choose Applications Valley.
  • Use the search bar to look for the Minecraft game.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to finish downloading when you’ve located the game.

How to install Minecraft on a Chromebook

The game’s popularity has risen due to the producers’ constant addition of new content and the game’s availability on several platforms. There are various ways to get Minecraft on your Chromebook and play it.

First Method: Through the use of Minecraft Education Edition

Minecraft Education Edition is the simplest way to play Minecraft on a Chromebook. This version of Minecraft was created with Chromebook users in mind, and it can aid them in various ways. Please keep in mind that only 10 free logins are available, after which users must purchase a membership to continue playing. There is, however, a catch. Your school administrator ought to have enabled Google Play for this to operate. Afterward, you can proceed with the instructions listed below.

  • Enable Play Store in the Settings menu.
  • From the Play Store, look for Minecraft Education Edition and download it.

Second Method: Using the Java Edition of Minecraft

If your device supports Linux, you can proceed with the actions below.

  • From the options menu, select Linux Development Environment.
  • From the Search bar, open the terminal.
  • In the terminal, type “sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade -y” to update to the newest build.
  • Minecraft’s Debian version may be downloaded from the official Minecraft website.
  • In the “files” app, move it to Linux files.
  • Minecraft will be installed on your device when you open the installation file.
  • From there, go to Search and launch the Minecraft Launcher.

How can I get Minecraft on my PS4?

After joining PlayStation Plus, you may download the free Minecraft demo on your PS4 to immerse yourself in the world of Mojang’s popular game. All you have to do to get the free Minecraft demo is go to the PlayStation Store icon on the console’s home screen and choose the item Search at the top.

Type “Minecraft” and hit the X controller button on top of the box Minecraft: Edition PlayStation 4 at this stage. After that, hit the Free Trial button to install the Minecraft demo. To begin playing, press the Minecraft icon that appears on your PS4’s main screen at the end of the download.