The steps below will help you start your Minecraft journey. We will show you how to create an account, begin a free trial, purchase the app – and how to play and teach with Minecraft.
To login to Minecraft: Education Edition, you will need an Office 365 Education account. To check to see if your school account is already verified, enter your school email address below. If you don’t already have a valid account, we’ll redirect you to a sign-up page.
Anyone with a valid O365 Education account 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.
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.
Start with an easy training – My Minecraft Journey – and watch this series of how-to videos to learn the basics. Explore hundreds of lessons for inspiration and activities to start using Minecraft: Education Edition in your classroom.
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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.