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v0.2.1 alpha2 was a minor update to Minecraft: Pocket Edition that was released on March 17, 2012. This version was released exclusively on Android devices to fix some of the bugs and crashes in v0.2.1 alpha affecting certain devices. This version was used as the demo version of Pocket Edition for many years.


2 bugs fixed

  • A Major bug was fixed that prevented the game from opening on some devices.
  • Acer Iconia Tab A500 fixed

Internal Version[]

The internal version is 0.2.1(2016), and the size is 2.81 MB.


Pocket Edition Demo Google Play icon 3

Minecraft - Pocket Ed. Demo icon

Pocket Edition v0.2

The title screen of the demo version.

Pocket Edition Lite App Store icon 2

Minecraft – Pocket Edition Lite icon


The inventory screen of the demo version.

A demo version of v0.2.1 alpha2 was released on Google Play on August 15, 2012. Similarly, a lite version was released on the Apple App Store on an unknown released date. This was the final version of Pocket Edition Demo/Lite. One of the Pocket Edition Demo/Lite's limited features was that your worlds would not be saved, and out of the total 36 different blocks, only 18 were available. The internal version is the same as the full version; however, it is 2.84 MB in size.