The Bedrock Edition has come to revolutionize the big industry that Minecraft has been bringing to the present era.
Formerly known as just a game available for the Java version, Minecraft Bedrock Edition promises to connect players from various platforms such as Mobile, a version dedicated to Windows 10, Xbox, among others.
The following guide is intended to demonstrate a little more about the universe Bedrock offers regarding server versions and how the server works online.




โ“ What is Bedrock Dedicated โ“

The simple Minecraft Bedrock (Vanilla). Provided from the official Minecraft Website. You can access it here.

๐Ÿงต Possible Connections:

Minecraft Pocket Edition - MCPE - (Android and IOS)
Minecraft Windows 10 Edition - Win10 - (From Microsoft Store)
Minecraft XBOX Edition - Using additional DNS Settings - More info here
Minecraft Nintendo Switch Edition - Using additional DNS Settings - More info here

๐Ÿ”— Useful Bedorck Edition Links:

XBOX and Switch connections


๐Ÿ”ฉ Change Your Server to Bedrock Dedicated ๐Ÿ”ฉ

To get Bedrock Dedicated running on your server you will have to a clean install of the option with the same name.

โš  NOTE โš : We have a guide explaining how to a clean install here.

โš  NOTE โš : This process will delete all your files! Be sure you download via FileZilla any important files before doing a clean install. Here is our guide for using FileZilla.


To do a clean install of the Bedrock Dedicated server type on your server you will have to follow the next steps:

Log in to your Multicraft panel here and stop your server.

Stop Your Server


Scroll down and click on the Server Type option, then select Bedrock Server.

Choose Bedrock Server

Click on Yes when asked if you want to set up your server with the selected server type.

Click Yes


Do a clean install.

Click Yes to do a clean install that will delete all your server files. Download via FileZilla any important files from the server before this process!

Do you want to do a clean install?

Then click Ok on the next pop-up.

Click Ok


Start your server.

Start Your Server

Now you just changed your server to Bedrock Dedicated


โš™ Server Settings โš™

As Bedrock Edition is not Java Edition, it should offer different settings formatting.
Check out the next box. This is an example of a Minecraft Bedrock server.properties file.

server-name=Dedicated Server
gamemode=survival
difficulty=easy
allow-cheats=false
max-players=10
online-mode=true
white-list=false
server-port=19132
server-portv6=19133
view-distance=10
tick-distance=4
player-idle-timeout=30
max-threads=8


What does each option do?

Server Name - This is the server name shown in the in-game server list - It can be: Any string
Gamemode - Always or only for new players - It can be: survival (0), creative (1), adventure (2)
Difficulty - Set the server's difficulty - It can be: peaceful (0), easy (1), normal (2), hard (3)
Allow Cheats - Allow commands on the server (to every player) - It can be: true or false.
Max Players - The maximum numbers of players that should be able to play on the server. Higher values have performance impact - It can be any number (if you have the Unlimited Slots Addon)
Online-Mode - If true then all connected players must be authenticated to Xbox Live. Clients connecting to remote (non-LAN) servers will always require Xbox Live authentication regardless of this setting. If the server accepts connections from the Internet, then it's highly recommended to enable online-mode - It can be: true or false.
Whitelist - If true then all connected players must be listed in the separate whitelist.json file. See the Whitelist section - It can be: true or false.
Server Port - The Server IP's Port
View Distance - The maximum allowed view distance. Higher values have performance impact - It can be: Any number.
Tick Distance - The world will be ticked this many chunks away from any player. Higher values have performance impact - It can be: An number in the range [4, 12]
Player Idle Timeout - After a player has idled for this many minutes they will be kicked. If set to 0 then players can idle indefinitely - It can be: Any number (in seconds).
Max Threads - Maximum number of threads the server will try to use - Any number.


๐Ÿ“‚ Folders and Utilities ๐Ÿ“‚

Bedrock Servers, by default, generate 3 new directories in your FTP. If you're using another software such PocketMine-MP or NukkitX, it should generate new folders such as the " plugins " folder.

Properly, for default, it should generate:
worlds
resource_packs
behavior_packs

And their Utilities:
worlds:
This folder will be created at startup if it doesn't already exist. Every world created will have a folder named according to their level-name inside the server.properties file.

resource_packs:
This is where new resource packs can be installed. At the moment there's no way of activating them in a level.

behavior_packs:
This is where new behavior packs can be installed. At the moment there's no way of activating them in a level.


๐Ÿ–ฅ Commands ๐Ÿ–ฅ

Maybe you're familiar to Minecraft commands, right? Know that they can be similar, however, it has its peculiarities.
For example, we typed the command " /gamerule ".
Not all game rules that are available in the Java version work in Bedrock versions.
Let's check it out:

/clear
Clears items from player inventory.

/clone
Copies blocks from one place to another.

/deop
Revokes operator status from a player.

/difficulty
Sets the difficulty level.

/effect
Add or remove status effects.

/enchant
Enchants a player item.

/execute
Executes another command.

/experience
Adds or removes player experience.

/fill
Fills a region with a specific block.

/function
Runs a function.

/gamemode
Sets a player's game mode.

/gamerule
Sets or queries a game rule value.

/give
Gives an item to a player.

/help
Provides help for commands.

/kill
Kills entities (players, mobs, items, etc.).

/list
Lists players on the server.

/locate
Locates closest structure.

/me
Displays a message about the sender.

/mixer
Mixer interactivity control.

/mobevent
Enables/disables a specified mob event.

/msg
Displays a private message to other players.

/op
Grants operator status to a player.

/particle
Creates particles.

/playsound
Plays a sound.

/reload
Reloads loot tables, advancements, and functions from disk.

/replaceitem
Replaces items in inventories.

/say
Displays a message to multiple players.

/scoreboard
Manages scoreboard objectives and players.

/setblock
Changes a block to another block.

/setworldspawn
Sets the world spawn.

/spawnpoint
Sets the spawn point for a player.

/summon
Summons an entity.

/teleport
Teleports entities.

/tell
Displays a private message to other players.

/tellraw
Displays a JSON message to players.

/time
Changes or queries the world's game time.

/toggledownfall
Toggles the weather.

/weather
Sets the weather.

/xp
Adds or removes player experience.


Over each update, Mojang releases new commands available only for Java, in Bedrock.

More Info:
Minecraft Gamepedia


โœ”๏ธ Setting Up a Whitelist โœ”๏ธ

We have a guide designed just for how to use the Whitelist option on your Bedrock server which can be found here. Please read it in order to set up a Whitelist.


๐Ÿ“œ Gamerules ๐Ÿ“œ

Not all Bedrock gamerules are available for Java and vice-versa.

We also have a guide explaining about the gamerules for Bedrock server here.


More Info:

Minecraft Gamepedia

Anyway, the Bedrock community has been growing because of the solidity players across platforms, making it possible to play together even on the palm of a hand.
This Guide is a simple article explaining more about the Bedrock Community. Whenever it needs, this guide should be updated for the time being.


If you have any issues setting up or using Bedrock Dedicated please contact us on live chat or via ticket system.


โ• Useful Links โ•

- How to Upload your World on Bedrock
- How to OP yourself on your Bedrock Server
- How to turn on Show Coordinates option on my Bedrock server
- How to Enable Whitelist on Bedrock Server
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