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Sign up for a Microsoft account to begin playing Minecraft.

A Microsoft account opens worlds of new possibilities for your child’s Minecraft gameplay and makes it easier for you to monitor and control their experience.

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A safe place for friends to play

A Microsoft account makes it easy for your child to find their friends and invite them to play Minecraft online. As a parent, you can control who they add to keep them safe. And with a Minecraft Realms subscription, your child can play and explore with up to 10 friends on their own private server.

Simple, powerful parental controls for Windows 10/11

Privacy settings

A Microsoft account lets you decide how each child interacts with others, shares their profile information, joins multiplayer games, or adds friends by customizing the Xbox safety settings.

Content restrictions

A Microsoft account allows you to set limits on the type of content your child can see, play, and interact with.

Spending control

A Microsoft account makes it easy to monitor and set limits for game purchases. You can always see your child’s purchase history and review the credit cards associated with their account.

Time limits

With a Microsoft account, you can set limits on the amount of time your child spends playing. You can even log in to shut access to games at any time, from virtually anywhere.

Get all the benefits of a Microsoft account.