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See below for helpful tutorial videos and articles.

Setting up a Microsoft account

A free Microsoft account will help you access your purchases, Realms, and other Minecraft content across all of your Minecraft devices. Microsoft accounts are free to set up and use on any Minecraft device. 

Setting up a Microsoft account

Purchase your Realm and Play

Minecraft Realms are personal multiplayer servers that you can use to play with your friends. Learn how to purchase a Realms subscription and set up your Realm.

Purchasing and Setting up a Realm

Changing your Realm World

Switching the world shared in your Realm is easy! Read the article to learn how.

Changing your Realm world

Inviting friends via Gamertag

If you know your friend’s gamertag or you already have them on your friends list, you can invite them to play on your realm directly! Read the article to learn how.

Inviting friends using Gamertag

Inviting friends via Share Link

Share Links are an easy way to invite friends who play Minecraft, but aren’t on your friends list, yet. Read the article to learn how to invite friends using Share Links.

Inviting friend using Share Links

Joining Someone’s Realm

Joining a friend’s Realm will allow you to play with them in their world. Read the article to learn how to join a friend’s Realm.

Joining someone's Realm

Visit Minecraft Marketplace in your Minecraft game client to purchase a Realms: Bedrock Edition or Realms Plus subscription.

Realms: Java Edition is available for players using PC, Mac, and Linux devices. Subscribe now