How to get free Minecraft for PC, laptop, and mobile, download size, and more

There are two versions of Minecraft for PC: one is for Windows 10 and the other is for Java.


Minecraft, the famous 3D build and survive block, is now available for PCs and smartphone to download. The 8-bit video game was created by Swedish creators Mojang (owned by Microsoft) and includes two primary modes: Survival and Creative. The sandbox game has been around for nearly a decade, but it hasn’t lost its allure because to its fantastic ‘interactive canvas.’ According to statistics, the overwhelming popularity reached a new high last year, with 126 million monthly active users.

If you haven’t yet played the new generation Super Mario game, here are some easy steps you can do to download the game for free on PCs, laptops, and mobile phones, and try ‘punching bricks and placing them in various combinations.

Minecraft: How to Download for Free on PCs, Laptops, and Mobile Phones
Before we begin, we’d like to point you that Minecraft is available in two editions: Minecraft for Windows 10 and Minecraft Java Edition. The latter has garnered popularity owing to its cross-platform compatibility and improved fighting mechanics, as well as many intriguing elements not seen in the Bedrock version (aka Minecraft for Windows 10). The Java version was free to play until December 2020, but users must now pay at least Rs 1,674 to test it out. That being said, here’s how to install Minecraft on a PC or laptop.

How to download Minecraft for Windows 10 on PC and laptop

Minecraft for Windows 10 is available in a free trial edition for PC and laptop. In India, the Bedrock Edition paid version for PC costs Rs 1,474. According to Microsoft, the Minecraft tree trial for Windows 10 covers 90 minutes of playtime. check out Here’s how you get the free trial.

Step 1: Open a browser on your PC and search for ‘Minecraft Free Trial,’ or click on this link.

Step 2: Click on the Windows icon shown below.

Step 3: The website that follows will redirect to ‘Minecraft for Windows 10′.

Step 4: Select the ‘Free Trial’ option.

Step 5: To sign in, you will be asked to provide your Microsoft ID credentials.

Step 6- After logging in, you will be able to download the file and install the game on your computer.

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How to download Minecraft Java Edition for PCs, laptops

Step 1: Go to and get the Minecraft Java Edition for your PC or laptop.

Step 2: Hit  on ‘Get Minecraft.’

Step 3: From the list of available platforms, choose Computer. You will then be able to choose between Windows, macOS, and Linux.

Step 4: When you choose Windows, two choices will appear on the screen: Minecraft Windows 10 Edition and Minecraft Java Edition.

Step 5- You will then be asked to choose between the Starter Collection and the Master Collection. The former costs Rs 1,674, although the latter costs Rs 2,724.

Step 6: Select the collection you wish to play and pay.

Step 7: Once the transaction has been completed successfully, download the file and install it on your computer.

How to download Minecraft on a mobile phone

Minecraft could be downloaded from both the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store. Unlike a few other popular games, Minecraft has a hefty price tag and needs a minimum of Rs 600 to play the build and break apart block game on mobile. The game has a multiplayer mode in which you may play with up to ten people online. Here’s how to get Minecraft on your smartphone.

Step 1: Go to the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store and search for Minecraft.

Step 2: Choose the title where the developer displays Mojang.

Step 3: Select the purchasing option.

Step 4: Once the payment is complete, click the install option.

Step 5- Minecraft will be downloaded to your smartphone, and you will be able to play the three-dimensional block game.

Minecraft download file size on PC, mobile

Minecraft Windows 10 free edition for PC is about 170MB in size, whereas Minecraft Java Edition is approximately 525MB in size. The Minecraft download size for the mobile version is about 150MB.

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