How to Play Minecraft?

A step by step guide to hep you thrive in the new Minecraft World with confidence 😊

Minecraft is a game played by 140 million people Worldwide, from different countries, ages and walks of life. Minecraft gained its popularity from its capacity to give players a space to unleash their unlimited creativity. 

Minecraft was first created by Markus Persson, also known as Notch and was originally called Cave Game. Following several early private testing versions, it was first made public in May 2009 before being fully released in November 2011.

In Minecraft you can use your resources to craft new materials that you can use to create structures or survive longer. In survival mode, you can literally “die“, but don’t worry you can can also “respawn” and go back to life. In creative mode you can play peacefully and focus on creating something new.

How to download Minecraft?

Minecraft is played Worldwide in two versions Java edition and Windows edition  also known as Bedrock, MCPE or PE (Minecraft pocket edition). Both are great and the core game experience remains the same.

Unless Java edition, Minecraft Bedrock edition allows cross-playing. In other words, It can be played on various devices such as mobile phones, tablets and consoles like Xbox and PlayStation. Visit the link below to choose your preferred Minecraft edition and start your game.

(The following article will guide you on how to play in Minecraft Bedrock edition.)

How to play Minecraft Bedrock?

Once your are in and installation is done. It is time to choose your name, this can be anything like SmartPants112 or The Lavalover345, you name it! Once done you can now choose to play in single player or multiplayer.

Multiplayer allows you to play with other people like friends and family and even strangers by going into Minecraft public venues also called Minecraft servers. 

In the list of Worlds you will have to choose the “World” which means the space you want to play in. Later on you can download new worlds on Minecraft Marketplace: (Worlds for Windows edition)

Now that you are in you can play a little bit in single player mode to discover all that is inside Minecraft and what does it look like?


How to move in Minecraft?

Minecraft  uses a moving system called WAZD, if you are using a keyboard, this is what you need to know:

Double click your space bar = you can fly (choose creative mode)

– W= you can advance

– D= you can move right 
– A= you can move left 
– S= you can move back

What can you create in Minecraft?

Minecraft is unique in that it’s an unlimited world where you can create literally anything. You can watch this video tutorial with all essential tips and trick to start building your unique creations in Minecraft. 

50 Minecraft Building Tips & Tricks

Ready to build? Here is our list of 5 Cool Things to Build in Minecraft: 

How to use Minecraft commands?

When you enter a World, you can use to open commands. Commands are there to facilitate the game and help you around. Here are some basic commands you can start with.

gives you a list of different commands you can use 


Helps you change your gamemode from creative to survival or even adventure 

Use to instantly teleport yourself or another player to a specific location in the World. 


Allows you to give yourself or another player an item of your choice (i.e. a diamond sword)

Kills your character, adding another player’s name will apply the command to them.

Allows you to choose the weather or your world. Options include: rain, thunder and snow.

What else can I do in Minecraft?

Now that you learnt how to build cool things. Let’s see what can you do If you are on survival mode? It is time to hone your first survival skills. here is a list of 7 things to do to stay alive and have a good time in Minecraft.

Popular Games to play in Minecraft Bedrock

You are now  ready to play in multiplayer mode and have even more fun with friends and also discover public venues called Minecraft  servers

How to play Minecraft with  friends Online?

When playing Minecraft, you can play a single-player or multiplayer game. To play with friends you have to switch to multiplayer mode. If you’d like to play with other people, there are four options explained in this article

The following games can be played on Minecraft for Windows 10 (Bedrock), Xbox, and other devices 

How to join a Minecraft Server on Bedrock Edition?

To join a Minecraft server, first grab the IP address. To start the game, click ‘multiplayer’, then ‘add a server’. Next, pop in the IP address and name the server you want to join. it is that simple! If you need help locating this information, contact the server owner or visit their website or discord.  



SkyBlock for MCPE is one of the most fun and popular minecraft games ever created. The concept behind the game is very simple; you spawn on a floating island and you must survive and complete different challenges using limited resources available to you in your starter kit

Skyblock game can be played in various servers like, NETHERGAMES, VERTEX SKYBLOCK AND FALLENTECH


Player Versus Player, also known as PvP, refers to player combat in Minecraft which involves players fighting other players in a “multiplayer” infrastructure. Whether fighting in teams or in one-on-one combats, this is a fun, popular and interactive game played daily by millions of enthusiastic Minecraft players. These are some of the best PvP Minecraft Bedrock Servers in 2021


Factions servers are highly competitive PVP servers that let players work together by creating and joining different clans. Players within the same faction team up to gather resources, build bases, protect their land and recruit new members.


Skywars is a multiplayer minigame where each player begins on a separate island that is floating in the Void and strives to battle each other like in PVP Player vs. Player game.


Bed War is another popular team-up PVP game that has gathered a large number of players. Players protect their Bed”, and use all the available  resources to destroy others’ “Beds” to win the game. You can learn how to play here.