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For a guide about all the additions and changes in this update, see Bedrock Edition guides/Friendly Update.

The Friendly Update is the name for Minecraft: Pocket Edition version Alpha v0.15.0, a major update released on June 10, 2016 for Android, and June 13, 2016 across all platforms.

The official name for the update, the Friendly Update, was revealed on June 3, 2016 in a blog post on the Mojang website.[1]

Notable features[]



  • Trapdoors no longer require supporting blocks.
  • Shears now lose durability when breaking any block.
  • For performance, online multiplayer now uses less bandwidth.
  • Villages in savanna biomes now use acacia wood.

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