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How to Download & Play Minecraft on Chromebook

December 25, 2021

Minecraft fans must be wondering how they can play the game on their Chromebooks, and if it is possible at all.

Minecraft has been one of the most played games in the last decade, and in the past few months, its popularity has grown quite exponentially. The game’s massive adoption by content creators and live streamers is attracting tons of new players on a daily basis.

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The developers have ensured that the game’s popularity stays on the rise by frequently adding new stuff to the game. We received two major updates this year, which are the two parts of the Caves and Cliffs Update. While the first one added axolotls, glow squids, and goats, the second one made some significant changes to the world generation. There is more stuff in the pipeline for the game, so you can expect some exciting new content in the coming days.

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How to Download & Play Minecraft on Chromebook

#Method 1- By using Minecraft Education Edition

The easiest method to play Minecraft on a Chromebook is by using Minecraft Education Edition. This version of Minecraft is specifically designed for Chromebook users, and it helps them in a variety of ways. Do note that there are only ten free logins and after that players need to get a subscription to continue playing. However, there is a catch. Your school administrator should have enabled Google Play for this to work. After that, you can follow the steps below.

  • Go to Settings and enable Play Store
  • Search for and download Minecraft Education Edition from Play Store

#Method 1- By using Minecraft Java Edition

If Linux support is enabled on your device, you can follow the steps below.

  • Turn on Linux Development Environment from the settings.
  • Open the terminal from the Search bar.
  • Update to the latest build by typing “sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade -y” in the terminal.
  • Download the Debian version of Minecraft from here.
  • Move it to linux files in the files app.
  • Open the installation file and Minecraft will get installed on your device.
  • Go to Search and start the Minecraft Launcher from there.
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