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Minecraft: Pocket Edition Walkthrough and Guide

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Minecraft: Pocket Edition Guide

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*This guide includes the additions of the Redstone Update (0.13.0) for the Minecraft: Pocket Edition. If you are looking for the console / PC versions of Minecraft just follow this link:

Minecraft: Pocket Edition is the mobile version of Minecraft. This version of the game differs from its PC and console brethren from the control schemes to actual content. However, the core gameplay is essentially similar across every version. In fact, Minecraft: Pocket Edition is closing the gap in terms of feature parity with the console Versions after the Redstone Update (0.13.0) went live. Minecraft PC remains the โ€œdefinitiveโ€ version of the game since it is not bound to limited hardware and receives all the updates first as it is the lead platform.

Core Gameplay

Minecraft: Pocket Edition is an open-world sandbox survival game. Players control a character that has basic needs such as hunger and shelter to be fulfilled. Minecraft: Pocket Edition is also known for its โ€œbuildingโ€ gameplay where players construct various structures from simple houses to complex automated railings. Minecraft: Pocket Edition adapts its mechanics to the innate characteristics of its platform. The HUD is revised to make use of the touchscreen. There are also other core mechanics that are changed in order to mitigate the nuances of touchscreen Controls.


In Minecraft Pocket Edition, the Crafting part employs the Minecraft Advanced Touch Technology Interface (MATTIS). It removes the complexity in crafting by automating its process. Unlike the PC and console Versions, players do not need to put the ingredients on correct slots. Instead, tapping an item will show the Items that can be crafted out of it. The items that appear first in the list are the ones that has all the ingredients needed for it to be crafted. If the player lacks some of the materials, the items in the list are shaded. With the latest update, the the "crafting table" is reintroduced as part of the game. The "crafting table" is a staple of Minecraft but was omitted in the Pocket Version to make way for a more streamlined system fit for the platform.


The Xperia Play version of this game has the innate advantage of physical buttons. However, everything else on mobile platforms uses on-screen Controls. The virtual D-Pad (located on the lower left side) is used for movement. Tapping the forward button will bring two more buttons for moving in diagonal direction. The D-Pad also has a button in the middle of the cross. This button is used for sneaking. On the lower right side of the screen is the jump button. You can switch these buttons in the settings menu.


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Apr 4th 2016 MeowMeowCatKitty
I still don't have the 14.0 Minecraft update! I would like to know why. I play very often. Has this happened to any of you?
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Dec 7th 2015 Guest
Donne 839383983 diamon dans mode 1415301851
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Dec 7th 2015 Guest
Hi guys what r some cheats for minecraft๐Ÿ˜€[color=red][/green]
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Nov 30th 2015 Guest
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Nov 23rd 2015 Guest
Can you pout hours in the next update in Minecraft
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Nov 22nd 2015 Guest
Why won't Minecraft update on my iPad . It's the newest update. My friend told me it's because I don't have enough storage but I've deleted a few things and it still doesn't update. Can somebody please give me an answer. It's the update where there's rabbits and red stone stuff.
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Mar 14th 2016 wrathsoffire76
You might have an old iPad (1st Gen?)
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Oct 17th 2015 Guest
Hi how do you get your wold back on mincraft pe
If you have been to the never๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐ŸŽฎ๐Ÿ‘พ
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Oct 1st 2015 Guest
Can someone tell me how to spawn a horse in mincraft012.1 please๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿˆ๐Ÿˆ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„
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Aug 10th 2015 Guest
que mierda
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Aug 5th 2015 Guest
Can u guys plz tell me when the next update 0.12.0 is pplllllzzzz ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ‘ป
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Sep 6th 2015 Guest
I got the update
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Aug 2nd 2015 Guest
The control bar at the bottom disapeared when I did an update.
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Jul 22nd 2015 Guest
I can't wait for the next update 0.12.0
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Aug 5th 2015 Guest
Why do u know when the next mcpe update it the I think 1.12.2 one what date plz tell me ok ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜†
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Jul 19th 2015 Guest
I do not like this that much but I'm not tying to be mean but I want to see how to hack the game so you can run faster in minecraft pe on iPhones. Otherwise I like the rest of it.
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Jul 13th 2015 Guest
Can you make chainmale armour for minecraft?
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Mar 14th 2016 wrathsoffire76
Technicaly yes, with a fire item
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Jul 10th 2015 Guest
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Jul 3rd 2015 Guest
what cheats in minecraft plz you elp me?????
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Jul 14th 2015 Guest
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Jul 3rd 2015 Guest
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Jun 26th 2015 Guest
Minecraft is the best game ever
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Jun 15th 2015 Guest
What are some good seeds with chests full kind regards C0ok13m0n5t3r
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Jun 11th 2015 Guest
cheats to travel to ether, aether, and the end pls
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Jun 5th 2015 Guest
Can you make it so we can have cars
And trucks and trailers that we can build [size=12][/size]
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Jun 1st 2015 Guest
How do u make a wolf be your pet on mcpe on an iPad Apple ?

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    ID #564315
    Nov 15th 2015 Guest
    Get a bone.
    ID #625486
    Nov 7th 2015 Guest
    You need to get a bone, look at the wolf, and it should have a box saying,"Tame".
    ID #623137
    Jun 29th 2015 Guest
    What you have to do is hold a bone in your hand and look slightly to the left of your hotbar and the word tame should appear above your hotbar.
    ID #577495
    May 26th 2015 Guest
    How do you dye a dogs callar in
    ID #561615
    Aug 6th 2015 Guest
    So you take any dye and tame a dog then put the dye in your hand and at the bottom of your screen you will see the word dye hit it and your dogs collar is dyed
    ID #594451
    Jun 26th 2015 Guest
    How do u get horses rabbits and all that is it only on computer help please
    ID #575932
    Jun 26th 2015 Guest
    Get ink sakes for black and the rest are on the wiki
    ID #575722
    May 1st 2015 Guest
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    Apr 30th 2015 Guest
    How do you get gohast hacks
    ID #549986
    Apr 28th 2015 Guest
    how to have all the things of minecraft?
    ID #549321
    Aug 22nd 2015 Guest
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    Apr 22nd 2015 Guest
    Can I join with
    ID #546590
    Apr 22nd 2015 Guest
    Cool how Dan TDM plays Minecraft pe
    ID #546445
    Apr 18th 2015 Guest
    I dont understand
    ID #544303
    Apr 17th 2015 Guest
    how do you tp on pe?
    ID #544245
    Mar 14th 2016 wrathsoffire76
    You Can't
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