How to migrate your Mojang account to continue playing Minecraft Java Edition

 

How to migrate your Mojang account to continue playing Minecraft Java Edition

We give you all the steps so that you can migrate your Mojang account to a Microsoft account, something that will be totally mandatory.


Sooner or later, you will have to migrate your Mojang account to a Microsoft account to continue playing Minecraft Java Edition, a change that, according to the company explained, is inevitable but has not yet happened, and that among other things it will bring more security to your account.


Surely you have already heard about the upcoming migration of Minecraft Java Edition accounts to a Microsoft account , a procedure that may be simple, but which is worrying a large part of the gaming community because they think they may end up losing the progress they have achieved so far.


Microsoft is quite clear about the migration procedure from a Minecraft Java Edition account to a Microsoft account, and we are going to give you the exact keys so that you can rest easy, telling you everything you need to do when the time is right.


How to migrate your Mojang account to continue playing Minecraft Java Edition

General doubts about migration

First you have to be totally clear: at the moment in Minecraft the migration of accounts has not started and this is something that will be done in a staggered way. In this way, until you have the notice in your game launcher, you will not be able to perform the migration.


Migration to a Microsoft account is absolutely mandatory to increase account security and thus add new, more secure features to our Minecraft games.


Once you manage to migrate to a Microsoft account, you can even activate two-factor authentication, highly recommended.


General doubts about migration

As soon as the migration is complete, you will have to use your Microsoft account to log into Minecraft and continue playing . You must also use those new credentials on the official Minecraft.net page to manage account settings.


If you decide not to migrate your account, either because you don't want to or because of a mistake, you run the risk of not being able to play Minecraft again with your original account, although we already told you, this is a long process.


Although there are users who think that important changes to Minecraft are coming, it is not. The only thing that will change is the way in which we will have to log in to the game.


All they are doing is migrating the Mojang account to a Microsoft account to provide access to new security features.


Step by step to migrate your Mojang account to a Microsoft account

Once you are notified on your profile page on Minecraft.net and / or in the Minecraft launcher, you can perform the migration. Not before.

Step by step to migrate your Mojang account to a Microsoft account

The steps are the following:


  • Once you are eligible for the migration, click on the ad that addresses this issue and will appear in the game launcher or on the profile page on Minecraft.net.
  • Sign in to an existing Microsoft account, or create a completely new one for the occasion.
  • You will be asked to set up your Xbox.com profile, and don't worry, you don't need an Xbox console for this.
  • Confirm the migration to a Microsoft account and you're done.

If you've done it right, you can now play Minecraft Java Edition with your Microsoft account.

Don't worry, all your Mojang account information will transfer, including your username, worlds, content, and in-game layers .

During the migration process you will also need to choose an Xbox Gamertag, and this may be completely different than your Minecraft Java Edition username.

As you can see, the migration process is quite simple, and you will know when your turn has come because you will be notified directly. For more information on migration, you can visit the official help page.

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