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1.19.40 is a minor update to Bedrock Edition released on October 25, 2022, which brought more parity with Java Edition, and fixes bugs.[1]



  • Added tag to support recipes instead of item names.
  • Added new item tags for recipes:
    • minecraft:coals, minecraft:logs, minecraft:logs_that_burn, minecraft:planks, minecraft:soul_fire_base_blocks, minecraft:stone_crafting_materials, minecraft:stone_tool_materials, minecraft:wooden_slabs, minecraft:wool.



  • When used as fuel for furnaces, they now burn equally as long as a bamboo does.


  • Profile settings has been split into two new sections: General and Account.
  • Recipes can now refer to a tag instead of an item.


  • No longer an illager.
    • Removed illager parameter from minecraft:type_family in Ravager.json.
    • Ravagers now can be hurt by evoker fangs and attacked by "Johnny" vindicators.


Vanilla Parity
  • Getting killed by a renamed weapon now produces a death message with the item name
  • Getting killed by a mob with a renamed weapon now produces a death message with the item name (MCPE-162055)
  • The roofed forest, savanna mutated, and birch forest biomes use the correct grass colors (MCPE-34936)
  • Mobs no longer spawn within the bounds of an ancient city (MCPE-153524)
  • Sweet berries can now be planted on farmland (MCPE-99632)
  • Changed bubble column strength to match Java Edition (MCPE-158858)
  • Scaffolds now burn at a more correct rate, 1/4 of an item (MCPE-42949)
  • Wither skeletons can now spawn inside of wither roses (MCPE-110127)
  • Decreased the amount of hunger used while swimming to match Java Edition (MCPE-154452)
  • Ravagers can now be hurt by evoker fangs
  • Increased ravager collision box size to match Java Edition (MCPE-142171, MCPE-45531)
  • Increased ravager speed to match Java Edition (MCPE-48145)
  • Librarian villagers can now offer enchanted books with Curse of Vanishing and Curse of Binding (MCPE-84906)
  • Players swimming above mud will not have their screen covered (MCPE-153737)
  • Projectiles landing on mud will not repeatedly shake (MCPE-153744)
  • Amphibious mobs no longer have trouble pathfinding around mud blocks (MCPE-153961)
  • Fixed a crash when using spawn eggs in peaceful worlds on PlayStation 4 Edition
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when an animated structure was loading from a structure block and the player left a dimension via portal (MCPE-132561)
  • Fixed a bug which caused the game to crash when loading an arrow with an unrecognized data value (MCPE-157983)
  • Fixed a potential crash source in explosions
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when leaving a split screen session
  • Fixed an issue with Marketplace bundle prices not showing as free after purchasing
  • Added a Clear Cache button in Storage Settings for all platforms. This button clears contents of Marketplace folders (but not worlds) and might help alleviate issues downloading content (MCPE-54531)
  • Fixed an issue where wither effect damage would be reduced by armor (MCPE-159407)
  • Keyboard players can now sprint when moving diagonally (MCPE-144702)
  • Grove biome is now classified as "cold" and villagers spawned there will be the snow variant (MCPE-147834)
  • Fixed fall damage accumulating while the player is in a trapdoor block at the top of a bubble column (MCPE-158858)
  • Fixed an issue causing player to move in the wrong direction after turning using VR snap camera movement (MCPE-152443)
  • Players can no longer perform the backwards sprinting glitch (Patched along MCPE-144702 due to movement behavior change)
  • Baby villagers will again accept flowers from iron golems
  • Guardians are no longer able to float in the air (MCPE-33641)
  • Enabled tamed mobs that follow the player to follow the player through end portals
  • Fixed an issue where drowned could change held items when attacking (MCPE-40288)
  • Fixed a bug where mobs with a long hit range could hit players through walls (MCPE-55790)
  • Fixed a bug which caused boats to disappear when pushed through a portal (MCPE-161563)
  • When a mob is a passenger in a boat, neither the boat nor the mob are allowed to change dimension (MCPE-154919)
  • NPCs can now have no name, hiding the name tag above their head
  • Falling blocks no longer break when landing on double slabs (MCPE-159921)
  • Huge fungus stems no longer replace partial blocks when growing from nylium (MCPE-65661)
  • Water texture on some waterlogged blocks no longer renders too bright when placed under other blocks (MCPE-76949)
  • Fixed an issue which caused redstone to output the wrong signal strength in certain configurations (MCPE-81981)
  • Fixed several issues related to sticky pistons being used near world build limits (MCPE-96088)
  • Breaking the block below a snow-covered flower now makes the flower drop instead of the snow layer (MCPE-61609)
  • Fixed the beacon block suddenly disappearing when seen from a distance
  • The book of an enchanting table now properly faces a nearby player (MCPE-29924)
  • Temporarily reverted the changes to dirt path and farmland collision changes, as well as soul sand and mud blocks sinking while ironing out some bugs
  • Reverted the change that caused arrows and tridents to stop moving (MCPE-162085)
  • Fixed an issue with screen position on Android devices (MCPE-159703)
User Interface
  • Removed the “Clear Account Sign in Data” button from the Settings menu from non-Switch platforms, as it is only intended to function on Nintendo Switch (MCPE-129704)
  • Fixed a bug where usernames could be above max size (MCPE-152884)
  • To make finding the right thing in Settings easier, the Profile screen has been split into two new sections: General and Account
  • Ensured proper text-to-speech support for the revamped death screen
  • Fixed a bug where achievements would be disabled for some world templates
  • Fixed a bug in Pocket UI where items could be dropped in the dark-gray areas around the item grid in the crafting table screen
  • Fixed a bug in Pocket UI where items could be dropped in the dark-gray areas around the item grid in the inventories for the horse, mule, donkey, and llama
  • Fixed a bug where the death screen message was visible when the Show Death Message game rule was set to false
  • Fixed an issue where players couldn't drag/drop or select items from the equipment page
  • Changed the color of the text descriptions for the 'Darkness Effect Strength' and 'Notification Duration' accessibility options to a lighter shade to make them more readable (MCPE-162047)
  • Fixed a bug where death messages were sometimes too long to fit on screen (MCPE-156550)
  • Fixed the crafting screen search string not saving correctly
  • Fixed an issue with the durability bar missing on inventory screens on Xbox (MCPE-162063)
  • Fixed a bug where the sign in button on Create New World didn't work on some platforms
  • The copy coordinates gamepad tooltip now uses the correct icon depending on the platform (MCPE-162654)
  • Shortened text when uploading worlds and add-ons so it fits in the dialog
  • Fixed a problem where custom add-on packs could not be applied properly in Realms settings, as well as fixed a crash during pack uploading (REALMS-10655)
  • Unlocalized text no longer appears when connecting to a Realm with an outdated client
Mobile Touch Controls
  • Fixed a bug where items could not be removed from the hotbar by moving them onto other items in Creative Inventory on mobile devices
  • Fixed an issue where the stack splitting progress bar was not aligned on touch mode
  • Adjusted layout of the touch toolbar and status effect icons based on user feedback
  • Fixed a bug that prevented scrolling through the villager trade list on mobile devices
  • When the auto-jumping feature is enabled, the player will now automatically jump out of water when moving toward a block on land
  • In Creative Mode while using touch input with Action Buttons off, the delay for breaking the first block has been increased to 800 milliseconds. This reduces the chance of breaking a block by accident
  • Added support for dragging and dropping with touch gestures in the inventory
  • Double tapping 'descend' now toggles off flight in Joystick touch control modes
  • Updated the positioning of status effects for Pocket UI
  • The inventory button for touch devices is now reset to its default appearance after closing the inventory
  • Fixed an issue where players couldn't swap unstackable items with touch controls
  • Improved the images for the three control schemes in the touch settings menu


  1. "Minecraft - 1.19.40 (Bedrock)" – Minecraft Feedback, October 25, 2022.