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For a guide about all content in this release and the other releases of 1.7, see Bedrock Edition guides/1.7 releases.

1.7.0 is a major update to Bedrock Edition released on October 15–16, 2018.[citation needed] It adds the /scoreboard command, the ability to eat food in Creative, The Hive multiplayer server, and highlights for player names in the chat, and also fixes bugs.



Scoreboard system
  • Adds basic scoreboard functionality.
  • Track, edit and display certain objectives per player.
  • Used via /scoreboard command or command block.

Command format[]

  • Used to interact with the scoreboard system.
  • Added commandblocksenabled rule.


Featured servers
  • Added The Hive.



All foods
  • Can now be eaten while the player is in Creative mode or when the difficulty is set to Peaceful.
Chorus fruit
  • Moved from Nature to Items section in the Creative inventory.
Raw fish and Cooked fish
  • Have been renamed to "raw cod" and "cooked cod", respectively.


  • Mentions of player names are now highlighted yellow in chat.
  • Typing @ in chat will now show an autocomplete list of player names.
  • Made it easier to find purchased content, search, and go home from the top of the Marketplace screen.
  • Improved search results, sorting, and filtering.
  • The player can now send links to Marketplace content using the share button.
Pause menu
  • Added an ”Invite to game” button under the player list.
  • The name of the world is now displayed at the top of the player list.
  • Removed "Down with O.P.P.!"


  • Fixed the cause of over 20 crashes that could occur during gameplay.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when a trident with Channeling was shot from a dispenser and hit a mob or player during a thunderstorm.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when breaking a door that many villagers were trying to open or enter. (MCPE-34742)
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when using a 128x resource pack on Nintendo Switch.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when attempting to stack explorer maps when trading with a cartographer villager.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when loading the settings screen right after loading a resource pack.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when backing out of a Realm's edit menu after attempting to download a world but not having enough free space.
  • Fixed an exploit that allowed custom skins with custom and invisible geometry, causing unfair advantages in multiplayer sessions. (MCPE-37343)
  • Added additional messaging to disable Multiplayer in world settings to play split-screen without a Nintendo Switch Online membership.
  • Guests rejoining in a different order than they joined for the first time no longer generate different progress during split-screen gameplay.
  • Synced cloud worlds on Xbox One now display the proper date on the Worlds list.
  • Fixed player permission issues that prevented players from building or mining.
  • Fixed Super Mario Mash-up Pack worlds not opening if created before version 1.6.0. (MCPE-37327)
  • Fixed textures not applying on Nintendo Switch when the world is hosted on another platform.
  • Fixed split-screen players not being able to join Local Network games on Nintendo Switch.
  • Fixed Microsoft Account sign-in failures on Nintendo Switch.
  • Crouching on ladders will no longer stop when opening the pause menu or inventory screen (MCPE-33209)
  • Swimming while moving the camera with touch controls no longer breaks blocks. (MCPE-33470)
  • Items can once again be dropped while in a boat.
  • The Looting III enchantment once again increases mob loot drop chances (MCPE-35307)
  • When a player equips a carved pumpkin as a helmet, that player's marker now disappears from the locator maps of other players.
  • Players no longer teleport to vehicles/mobs that are hit by an ender pearl when the vehicle/mob is in the player's render distance.
  • Fixed players getting stuck in the edges of Old worlds at 128 or in the Void.
  • When dealing a killing blow to mobs using Knockback, they now actually get knocked back. (MCPE-19222)
  • Enchantment books are no longer lost after using an anvil to rename an item and adding an incompatible enchantment.
  • Tridents with Loyalty no longer get lost in the void when used in the End.
  • Phantom spawn eggs can now be obtained using Pick Block.
  • Players using controllers can again drop held items while in a minecart.
  • Leads no longer detach and disappear when reentering a world. (MCPE-33263)
  • Infinity bow arrows are no longer picked up immediately after being fired when the bow is slightly drawn. (MCPE-35821)
  • Renamed spawn eggs now produce renamed mobs.
  • Flaming arrows once again ignite minecarts with TNT. (MCPE-35776)
  • If a pet forgets what player is their owner after updating the game, it will sit down and wait for someone to interact with them & this player becomes the new owner of the pet. The pet doesn't need to be re-tamed with items. (MCPE-33152)
  • Mobs can now walk through soul sand with nether wart. (MCPE-12719)
  • Skeleton horses and zombie horses no longer die after a certain amount of time. (MCPE-35215)
  • Horses in the same boat as the player no longer get hit when targeted by blocks in front of the player. (MCPE-30299)
  • Releasing a tropical fish from a bucket of fish no longer releases a random fish but the one that was originally caught.
  • Armored withers can no longer be damaged with thrown tridents.
  • Drowned no longer have swimming animation while riding in boat.
  • The inventory of ridden mounts can no longer be accessed by another player while the player is riding it.
  • Mobs can no longer spawn in small gaps unless they can fit. (MCPE-31193)
  • Enderman can no longer spawn in two block high gaps with slabs above. (MCPE-28626)
  • Cured zombie villagers spawned from zombie villages can now be traded with. (MCPE-34603)
  • Pigs with saddles now throw players off their back when they start moving though 2-block-high bodies of water.
  • Fixed a bug where it was sometimes not possible for a player to place a block in the same block space where they are standing. (MCPE-31030)
  • Sea pickles now break instantly in Survival mode. (MCPE-36250)
  • Barrier blocks can no longer be destroyed by the ender dragon. (MCPE-34410)
  • Monster spawners no longer drop as items after an explosion. (MCPE-32657)
  • Rails are once again broken by flowing water.
  • A message now appears on the Realms list if Xbox Live privileges are preventing Realms from being played.
  • Clarified the text that appears when replacing a world on a Realm.
World generation
  • Ladders no longer generate in midair on village church structures.
  • Fixed structures generating inside ocean monuments.
  • Fixed entities missing body parts on various Android devices. (MCPE-34385)
  • It is now easier to see through water in Flat worlds. (MCPE-36078, MCPE-35244)
  • Adjusted in-hand placement of bows and tridents in split-screen.
  • Fixed visual effects not appearing when using an enchanted trident with Riptide. (MCPE-34448)
  • Sound once again resumes after receiving a notification on iOS devices. (MCPE-15841)
  • The proper sound now plays when the wither is spawned. (MCPE-35179)
  • Banners now have the correct placing and breaking sounds. (MCPE-31188)
  • Land-based mobs now play sounds underwater.
User interface
  • Fixed several items not stacking properly in inventory and chests when using touch input (MCPE-32347)
  • Using the Quick Move option now properly stacks the taken items with stacks of the same item in the player inventory when there is an empty hotbar slot.
  • Cursor D-pad input no longer gets stuck on the inventory screen or pause menu. (MCPE-33895)
  • Removed the "Take Half" tooltip when highlighting the anvil's output slot.
  • Item tooltips that display "Can break" and "Can be placed on" now show the proper translation for the given blocks.
  • Fixed incorrect button focus on the chat screen.
  • Fixed formatted text getting cut off on the HUD.
  • Fixed overlapping text on the enchantment table screen.
  • Fixed input on minecarts with command block not saving between game sessions.
  • Fixed trapdoors losing their orientation after being cloned.
  • Autofill commands now recognize a player name in brackets and places it between quotes. (MCPE-34913)
  • The /teleport command now reliably teleports riders with entities.
  • The /title command can now run whilst a title is visible on screen. (MCPE-25685)
  • Using behavior files to change the shooting location of a projectile no longer makes the projectile shoot and miss the target.
  • Mobs now stop moving when all movement components are removed from their behavior.
  • The 'can_float' component now works properly with 'minecraft:navigation.float' on flying mobs.


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  • 1.7.0 features the least amount of content in any major update.