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v0.12.1 alpha build 4


Release date

August 4, 2015

Build for

v0.12.1 alpha

v0.12.1 alpha build 4 is the fourth build released for v0.12.1.


  • Quartz pillars can now be placed directionally.
  • Trying to connect to old versions of the game will now show an error message.
  • Added recipes for golden apple and enchanted golden apple.
  • Added enchanted books to the creative inventory.
  • "Stone Cutter" and Crafting Table screens will now close if blocks are destroyed while having it open.
  • Improved controls


12 issues fixed
From the 0.12.1 development versions
  • MCPE-9333 – Can't get back to the main screen. There is a back button loop.
  • MCPE-9441 – Less inventory in 0.12.0 than other versions
  • MCPE-9448 – Multiple crafting recipes appear for the same items
  • MCPE-9540 – Unable to make wolfs dogs stand up
  • MCPE-9542 – Big problems in domesticated animals ocelontes, wolf
  • MCPE-10310 – Changing D-pad size frequently sets it to the smallest size despite where you put the slider
From the previous development version
  • MCPE-9545 – World can be interacted with through the hotbar
  • MCPE-9552 – No inventory Only on the left-handed mode
  • MCPE-9568 – Crafting an enchanted Golden Apple yields a regular Golden apple
  • MCPE-9646 – Snow golem Bug
  • MCPE-9666 – Can't craft shovels or swords in multiplayer
  • MCPE-9667 – You can not close the inventory with the same button that you open
  • Farmland is not destroyed when jumping on it in multiplayer
  • Pressing the inventory button did not get the player back from multiple inventory screens.
  • Crafting recipes were wrong in multiplayer.
  • Partial blocks did not work properly in multiplayer.
  • Game crashed when entering the nether repeatedly.
  • When a controller is disconnected, the player continues the last action and other stuff.
  • Players cannot drink potions in creative mode.
  • Bane of arthropods does not deal additional damage to spiders.
  • Furnace displayed blocks that were not in the player's inventory.
  • Sky color is really dark. (Flat Worlds)
  • Left Handed controls option.