How to get licensed for Minecraft: You have just downloaded Minecraft, the popular sandbox title produced by Mojang, but you are unable to play it due to an annoying license-related message. Have you heard about the possibility of removing that warning but you are not sure how to do it? Don’t worry, you’ve come to the right place at the right time!
In today’s guide, in fact, I will show you how to have the license for Minecraft both for the PC version of the Mojang title and for the one dedicated to smartphones and tablets. Also, I will give you the information you are looking for as to why the license is required to play Minecraft.
In short, can we know that you are still standing there in front of the screen? Do you want to get the license for Minecraft or not? I would say yes, as you are reading this tutorial. Come on then, you just have to read and put into practice the brief instructions that you find below, which will lead you to reach your goal in a few minutes. If you don’t believe me, try it now. There is nothing left for me to do, except wish you good reading and have fun!
- Preliminary information
- How to get licensed for Minecraft on PC
- How to get licensed for Minecraft PE
Before going into the details of the procedure on how to get the license for Minecraft, I think it might interest you to know why you are asked for it when you start the game.
Well, the license is required to prove that you have purchased Minecraft. The full version of the Mojang title is in fact playable only for a fee and the only method to obtain the license is therefore to buy Minecraft.
There are numerous sites and videos online that promise to download Minecraft for free, but I urge you to stay away from them, as they usually use methods that could compromise the security of your device and lead you to carry out illegal actions.
How to get licensed for Minecraft on PC
Minecraft for PC is a very light title and, to start playing, simply download it, launch it and create an account on its network.
To proceed, therefore, all you have to do is connect to the official Minecraft website and click on the DOWNLOAD item, in order to download the Mojang title on your PC (the installer weighs about 2MB).
Once the download is complete, open the MinecraftInstaller.msi file obtained, if you are using Windows, in the window that opens, click in succession on the Yes, Next, Next, Install and Finish buttons, to complete the setup.
If, on the other hand, you are using a Mac, after downloading Minecraft from its official website, drag its icon to the Applications folder and start it with a simple double click.
Once started Minecraft, the launcher will download the update files, and later, a page will appear in the screen that invites you to enter the ‘ e-mail address and password of your account Minecraft and press on the item ENTER.
In the event that you do not have a profile of this type, click on Create a new account and enter the e-mail address, the confirmation of the e-mail address, the password, the confirmation of the password and the date of birth in the appropriate fields.
At this point, click on the SIGN-UP item and open the confirmation link that you find in the e-mail message that will be sent to you. Then press on login, enter the password of the Minecraft account and click LOGIN again.
Perfect, now you just have to get the Minecraft license. To do this, press on the item Get Minecraft, enter the ‘ e-mail address and password account Minecraft on the page that appears on the screen and click on the item ENTER. Then, click on the LEATHER item on the left and click on the word Buy the game here.
Next, enter your nickname and country of origin and enter the details of a valid payment method (credit/debit cards). The accepted circuits are VISA, MasterCard, American Express, PayPal, PaySafeCard and JCB.
The price of Minecraft is equal to 23.95 euros, although it may vary depending on the promotional periods. Once you have filled out the form, you just have to press on the BUY item and you will finally be able to play the full version of Minecraft with a license. For more details, I recommend that you check out my guide on how to download Minecraft for PC.
How to get licensed for Minecraft PE
How do you say? Have you tried to install Minecraft Pocket Edition on your smartphone but keeps getting an annoying message that you don’t have the license? Don’t worry, I’ll explain how to solve this problem right away.
If you have an Android device, you can get the Minecraft license by purchasing it through the Play Store, Google’s digital store.
So you just need to start the Play Store (the icon with the colored ▶ ︎ symbol on the home screen or in the drawer), search for ” minecraft ” inside it and select the app icon (a cube made of pixels) from Search Results. After that, you just have to tap on the Install item (6.99 euros) , enter the data of a valid payment method and press on the BUY item.
I remind you that the accepted payment methods are credit/debit card, telephone billing, PayPal account and Google account balance. For more details, I invite you to take a look at my guide on how to buy on Google Play. Perfect, now you will have no more problems with the license and you can safely play Minecraft.
In case there are any problems, I recommend that you uninstall the previous version of Minecraft and re-download it from the Play Store, so that the license you purchased is applied correctly.
If, on the other hand, you have an iPhone or an iPad, you can purchase the Minecraft license directly from the Apple App Store.
To do this, open the App Store (the icon of the letter “A” on a light blue background on the home screen), press the Search tab (bottom right), search for “minecraft” inside and select the icon of the app (a cube of earth made of pixels) from the search results.
At this point, press the Get item (7.99 euros), verify your identity via Face ID, Touch ID or Apple ID password, enter the data of a valid payment method (if you have not done so before) and press on BUY.
Payment methods accepted by Apple’s digital store are credit/debit card, PayPal account, carrier billing, and Apple ID balance. In any case, I recommend that you consult my guide on how to buy on the App Store without a credit card for more information. In short, nothing could be easier!