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2‌[JE only]
1‌[BE only]


Cheat only‌[BE only]

Stops a given sound.


  • Java Edition
stopsound <targets> [<source>] [<sound>]
  • Bedrock Edition
stopsound <player: target> [sound: string]


JE<targets>: entity
BE: player: target: CommandSelector<Player>

Specifies the command's target.
Must be a player name, a target selector or a UUID. And the target selector must be of player type.

JE: <source>

Specifies which category in the Music & Sound options the sound falls under. If it is *, stop sound of all category.
Must be master, music, record, weather, block, hostile, neutral, player, ambient, voice, or *.

JE<sound>: resource_location
BE: sound: string: basic_string

Specifies the sound to stop.
In Bedrock Edition, it must be either a single word (no spaces) or a quoted string. Can be a sound event defined in sound_definitions.json (for example, mob.pig.say).
In Java Edition, must be a resource location. Must be a sound event defined in sounds.json (for example, entity.pig.ambient).


CommandTriggerJava EditionBedrock Edition
anythe arguments are not specified correctly Unparseable Failed
<targets> or player: target fails to resolve to one or more online players Failed
On successStops the specified sound(s) for the targeted players.


CommandEditionSituationSuccess Count/execute store success .../execute store result ...
anyJava EditionOn fail000
On success11the number of targeted players
Bedrock EditionOn fail0N/AN/A
On successthe number of targeted playersN/AN/A


Java Edition
1.9.3pre2Added /stopsound.
Pocket Edition
1.0.5alpha /stopsound.

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