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How To Turn Your Minecraft: Java Edition Singleplayer World Into A Multiplayer Server For Free

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How To Turn Your Minecraft: Java Edition Singleplayer World Into An Online Multiplayer Server For Free

In this video I show you how you can turn your Minecraft: Java Edition Singleplayer World into an Online Multiplayer Server. You will be able to continue where you left off in your private Singleplayer world gameplay without losing any progress and invite your friends to join your server to enjoy the world with you in an online multiplayer environment. With a Multiplayer server you are in full control of your server and can give yourself operator (op), set your own game rules, install mods and much much more.

Download The Minecraft: Java Edition Server

Steps To Transfer your Singleplayer Save To A Multiplayer Server:
1. Open your Minecraft: Java Edition Client
2. Once on the Main Menu, left click on “Singleplayer” and note the name of the world you would like to turn into a multiplayer server
3. Once you got the name of your world head back to the Main Menu and left click on “Options”.
4. Left click on ‘Resource Packs” and select ” Open Pack Folder”.
5. You should now be in a folder called resourcepacks. Select the .minecraft folder.
6. In the .minecraft folder select the saves folder.
7. In the saves folder locate the Minecraft singleplayer world you would like to turn into a multiplayer online server.
8. Copy that Singleplayer worlds folder and place it on your desktop. (In this video demonstration the world I chose was named “Websplaining”)
9. Move the contents within that folder into a new folder called “worlds”.
10. Next, download The Minecraft: Java Edition Server by navigating to the following address
11 Once the server.jar has been downloaded move it into the same folder as the “world” folder but not inside the “world” folder.
12. Next create a new text document in the same location as “world” and “server.jar” and call it “minecraft server start command”
13. Include the below command within your text document which will later by your Batch (.bat) file:

java -Xmx1024M -Xms1024M -jar server.jar nogui

You can increase the RAM of your server by changing the Xmx and Xms values within the command. eg. 2GB RAM = Xmx2048M -Xms2048M and 3GB RAM = Xmx3072M -Xms3072M. Make sure you have enough RAM on your device running the server prior to increasing the RAM!

14. For that text document, go to “file”, “save as” and then add “.bat” to the file name and left click on “save”
15. A .batch file should then be generated with the same name as the minecraft server start command text document. You can now delete the text document but make sure you keep the .bat file.
16. Double click on the batch file to start your server (your server wont start immediately)
17. Files will then be generated, open the eula text document and change the text which says “eula=false” to “eula=true”.

[Note] For Minecraft version 1.19.4 and above, you now require Java 17 or above to run the Minecraft server.jar file. Your Minecraft server files will not generate if you do not have Java 17 or above installed on your computer. Follow this video on how to install the Java Standard Edition Development Kit If that doesn’t work you should follow this video

18. Once this is done save the eula file to save the change.
19. Rerun your batch file and your server will begin starting and a cmd terminal window will open.
20. Once your server has fully started you should see a line of text which says “Done” in the cmd terminal window. Do not close your cmd terminal window. If you do your Minecraft server will stop. If you want a server that runs 24/7 with a 100% uptime guarantee then check out my video here
21.Open up your Minecraft: Java Edition client and select Multiplayer.
22. Left click on Add Server or Direct Connection and in the Server Address type “0” or “localhost” for you to connect to your own server. For your friends, they will need to connect to your server through your IP address.

Notes:
– You can give yourself op by typing the below command into the cmd terminal window once your server has started:
op yourusernamehere

– You can stop your server by typing (in cmd):
Stop

-You can start your server again after stopping it by double clicking on your .bat file

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330 Comments

  1. How do u open the batch file it won’t work

  2. Any other suggestions? Followed all of it and went and followed the other videos about java and the development kit and got the server up and working but my friend still cant join…

  3. How do u turn on cheats in this server if I already made it?

  4. Didnt work, you cant run the minecraft start command.bat complete bogus

  5. I try to open the batch file but it immediately closes the app and there is no new file. Why is that

  6. hey sir there is a slight problem, when i open in the batch file, it opens and closes immediately, but doesn't generate the files, do you have a fix for that?

  7. when i try run the bat file it opens and closes instantly like you said it should but none of the new files appear in my folder… what should i do?

  8. It doesn t work for cracked minecraft right?(I did all that said in video but when I tried to join the server it said failed to verify username

  9. my server is up and running now but my friend is unable to join, i just says connection timeout, no further information when he tries join. could this just be an issue with one of our internets or is it another problem entirely?

  10. Not to hate but this did delete my 4-year-old Minecraft hardcore World I still havnt recovered it since.

  11. my eula file wont show up even when ive followed the steps perfectly

  12. mine won't generate any of the files after opening the minecraft start command so I can't get the eula file. what do I do?

  13. if I were to turn off my pc, lets say just to take a break, when i turn it back on later, could I just relaunch the cmd whenever I get back on, and everything will work? I'm asking before having done anything, but I just wanna know beforehand

  14. Is this not compatible with forge and forge mods?

  15. Thank you SO SO much! this was the best tutorial ive ever seen. you've earned yourself a new subscriber!!

  16. my friend cannot join the mc server tho what are they suppose to do after i gave them the ip address

  17. Any1 know why my start command isn't working I followed exactly what he said.?

  18. so i made my world multiplayer a few weeks ago, I tested to see if other players could join with my brother's computer and it worked. im trying to get my friend to join using the same ip address but it doesnt work, including with my brother's computer. any idea on how to fix it?

  19. Do items in the players inventory and chests transfer as well or only structures like in a recovered world?

  20. is it possible to give start access to your friends?

  21. Other questions:
    1. How do i allow cheats in my Minecraft server (by that i mean EVERY player has operator)

    2. When i double clicked the .bat file nothing appeared, it just closed and that's it, nothing was added

    If someone or the guy who created this video can answer, thank you very much, it would be really helpful. 😊

  22. I followed your tutorial, and the server is working but it says can't connect to server.
    Is there a way to fix it?

  23. Did everything properly and got the server running on my end but my friend can't connect with my IP address… Then he tried hosting the server and the same thing happened to me. It just keeps pinging and won't let us connect.

  24. my friends cant find it using my ip adress does anyone know why?

  25. Amazing tutorial, just one small issue, my friends aren't able to connect to the server even with my ip adress. I'm able to go into the server myself perfectly fine, but they aren't, any idea as to why?

  26. hello there i was just wondering when you make it a text file for some reason it doest allow me to make one when i go on new please somone help me.

  27. When I try to start the server with the batch file, even though I have it typed exactly how I should, it doesn't load up or create any new files. What am I doing wrong?

  28. when i makethe file with the .bat and double click it it opens and closes but the new files arent coming

  29. doesnt work followed everything and even java video

  30. I add the simple voice chat and not able to install it after doing a server with your help. Have you a solution? … Nice video again!

  31. When i try to run that batch file to get the eula it opens then immediately closes without adding the eula file, help?

  32. Wow I love this video ❤❤❤❤ tanks for tell this video 😢😊😊😊😊😊❤❤🎉🎉🎉

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