Get started

WELCOME TO MINECRAFT

Start your Minecraft journey below and learn how to create an account, begin a free trial, purchase the app—and how to play and teach with Minecraft.

Your school account is ready to use with Minecraft: Education Edition. Visit our Download page to install the app.

Minecraft game art - grass block.

Minecraft: Education Edition

Get an O365 Account

All you need to log in to Minecraft: Education Edition is an Office 365 Education account. Enter your school email address below to check if your school account is already verified. If it’s not, we’ll redirect you to a sign-up page.

Download a Free Trial

With a valid O365 Education account anyone can download a free Minecraft: Education Edition trial. There are a limited number of logins allowed before you will be asked to purchase a subscription.

For Windows and macOS, click here.
For iPad, visit the App store.

Purchase & Manage Licenses

Minecraft: Education Edition is licensed via yearly subscriptions purchased through Authorized Education Partners or directly with the Microsoft Store for Education.

For detailed guidance on deployment, visit aka.ms/meedeployguide.

Minecraft: Education Edition is making an impact in classrooms around the world.

Learn more

How to Play & Teach With Minecraft

My Minecraft Journey, a series of easy how-to videos, will teach you the basics. Then, explore hundreds of inspiring lessons and activities you can use in your classroom with Minecraft: Education Edition.

Get Support When You Need It

Know where to go if you need help. For more information, visit the Help Center and search the Knowledge Base, engage with our Community in the forums, or submit a request.

Connect With Global Mentors

Find an educator near you who can provide support, advice, and camaraderie as you start using Minecraft: Education Edition. Search our community of more than 300 mentors in 70 countries.