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Pocket Edition

Pocket Edition



Release date

November 11, 2016

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Protocol version


Alpha (also known as 1.0.0 build 1) is the first build version released for 1.0.0, also known as the Ender Update.[1]



  • World seed library
  • Support for world templates


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  • Enable Text To Speech for Chat Option in Music Settings
  • Added a UI Profile "Pocket" and "Classic (like in Windows 10)" in Advanced Video Settings
  • Various tweaks to Add-Ons, including improvements to loading.
  • Stronger validation of Add-Ons manifest
  • Tweaked opacity of pop-up windows for easier reading.
  • Creative search tab now selects the search box when switching tabs and when typing any character even if the box is not selected.
  • "Your home bed was missing or obstructed" message now appears if the player dies and their bed was destroyed.


  • A way to get tipped arrows like in Java Edition 1.9, but it still works with cauldrons.
  • Tweaked enchanted golden apples so they have the correct amount of absorption health points.
  • Transferring items between containers should be faster now.
  • There is now an animation for throwing items.
  • Wearing a pumpkin helmet prevents endermen from attacking the player.
  • The player can now make huge mushrooms from regular mushrooms.
  • The player can now drink milk in Creative mode.
  • Beetroots and beetroot stew appear in the player's Creative inventory.


  • Increased building height from 128 to 256.
  • Strongholds now generate randomly in new chunks.


  • Baby zombies now drop loot upon death.
  • Snow golems now attack silverfish.
  • Villagers now turn into zombie villagers when they are killed by a husk.
  • Now only adult cows can be milked.
  • Potatoes and beetroot can once again be used to feed and breed pigs.
  • Mobs killed by tamed mobs will now drop XP.
  • The Wither is no longer hostile to wither skeletons and strays.
  • Magma cubes no longer take damage from water.
  • Negative effects from splash potions no longer affect endermen (as they teleport away quickly).
  • Lured mobs no longer push the player around when they're riding a pig/horse/mule/donkey.
  • "Dye" button is displayed when trying to dye a sheep.
  • Untamed horses/mules/donkeys no longer follow the player when they're holding food.


  • Sound & music effect volume issues fixed.
  • Fixed issues with text lagging when updating (& not updating scroll bar visibility, too).
  • Fixed various text sizing and spacing issues.
  • Lava and water should again go where the player points to place them.
  • Worlds again displayed in the Play tab for Win 10 players with utf-8 symbols in their names.
  • Fixed a crash when players with utf-8 symbols in their names tried to delete a world.
  • FOV slider now shows the correct value.
  • Stone blocks should now show up in all recipes when using the MCPE crafting screen.
  • Fixed a game crash on startup if the player had two monitors connected with different DPIs (Win 10 only).
  • Android keyboard will no longer switch to the numeric keypad if the player locks and unlocks the screen (Android only).
  • No more crashing when eating mushroom stew.
  • Realm names no longer overlap the number of players actively in the realm.
  • Fixed a crash when the player's internet connection dies while using Replace World on Realms.
  • Guardians, wither skeletons & blazes respawn naturally again when switching from peaceful game mode to easy/normal/hard, however, they will only do this in newly generated structures, not ones that have already been discovered.
  • Fixed the Store getting stuck on "Getting products…" screen
  • Fall momentum now saved even if the player closes & reopens a world.
  • Skeleton horse traps should now work correctly (multiple bug fixes).
  • The player now has to actually brew a potion to get the achievement.
  • "Local Brewery", "Monster Hunter" and "Archer" achievements fixed.
  • Cycling through commands to get to the @ character now properly displays all available values.
  • Minecarts with chests/hoppers/TNT no longer get stuck halfway in a block if they run into it.
  • Mobs can drown again.
  • Fixed a crash on mobile devices if game was launched without wi-fi enabled (MCPE only).
  • Fixed arrow hit sound effect.
  • TTS narrated messages are no longer interrupted by sending a new message.
  • Sprinting fixed so it doesn't stop unless hunger is low.
  • Fixed a crash with the /drop command.
  • Paintings can no longer run into each other at right angles.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when selecting a world for Replace World for realms (iOS only).
  • Fixed a bug that caused mining to go slowly after a player reconnected to a multiplayer game while riding a horse.
  • Fixed a bug where the player could use commands to have buckets place other blocks.
  • Cats no longer change their textures back to ocelots when worlds created before 0.16 are loaded.
  • Fixed a bug where the villager reproduction rate was capped by something other than door count.
  • Fixed a bug where game would hang on a black screen during launch (Fire TV only).
  • Fixed a bug where endermen would get angry even if the player only looked at their torso.