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How to see the coordinates on Minecraft

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How to see the coordinates on Minecraft: Have you found a place of particular interest in the world of Minecraft , would you like to know its coordinates to be able to easily reach it during your subsequent adventures, but don’t know how to do it? If things are this way, you will be happy to know that you have come to the right place at the right time!

In today’s guide, in fact, I will show you in detail how to see the coordinates on Minecraft  acting from any game platform. I will then explain how to do this on the Java version of Minecraft for Windows and macOS and on the Bedrock version, which is available on Windows 10, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Android / iOS devices. Finally, in case you are playing Minecraft on PlayStation 4, I will provide you with some useful tips on how to achieve your goal on this console.

So what are you still waiting for there impaled? Don’t waste any more precious time: sit comfortably and pay close attention to the suggestions that I will give you in the next chapters. I am sure that, at the end of the reading, you will have been able to read the coordinates of the position of your avatar on Minecraft and make good use of it. All that remains for me is to wish you a good read and, above all, have fun!

How to see the coordinates on Minecraft Java Edition

See the coordinates on Minecraft Java Edition

If your intent is to see the coordinates on Minecraft Java Edition , you can do this in a simple and immediate way, regardless of whether you have installed the game on  Windows , macOS or Linux .

The first step you need to take is to start Minecraft and access one of the worlds you have created: then double-click on the Minecraft icon to open its launcher, and press the Play button . In the Minecraft main screen, then press the Single Player button and select one of the worlds you have already created, in the list that is shown to you.

If you want to create a new game session, all you have to do is press the Create a new world button and select the world setting parameters, using the options that are presented to you. When you are done, confirm the procedure by pressing the Create a new world button again .

After performing the operations indicated in the previous paragraphs, you will find yourself in the world of Minecraft. To view the coordinates of the exact point where your avatar is located, press the F3 key (on Windows ) or cmd + F3 or alt + cmd + F3 (on macOS ) in order to display a layer on the screen, through which you can view different information.

To read the coordinates, all you have to do is locate that portion of the screen located at the top left, which contains the wording XYZ . Next to the latter, you will find a series of decimal numbers (also negative) that represent the coordinates in space. The X and Z values correspond to the position of the avatar in the horizontal plane (longitude and latitude), while the Y value indicates the altitude.

As for the values ​​you can view in the coordinates: X and Z have a range from -29.999.984 to +29.999.984 . At these coordinates you will find an invisible wall that marks the end of the world of Minecraft. Using the teleportation command , you can cross it, typing the absolute maximum value  30.000.000 , but you will not be able to interact with the surrounding environment. The Y axis , on the other hand, has values ​​from 0 to 255 and 64  and represents the sea level.

How to see the coordinates on Minecraft Windows 10

See the coordinates on Minecraft Bedrock Edition

As you well know, there are several versions of Minecraft available , which differ according to the platform on which the game is run and the features made available to players. On the Microsoft Store of Windows 10 Minecraft is available in the Bedrock Edition version , which differs from the Java one in that it is possible to cross-play between the other platforms where the same version of the title is present: Windows 10 , Xbox One , Nintendo Switch , Android and iOS .

Minecraft Bedrock Edition is almost identical on every platform, except for some functionality that can only be present on certain platforms. To see the coordinates, you have to follow the same steps on all platforms.

In order to find the coordinates relative to the position of your avatar, after starting Minecraft , press the Play  button on the main screen and select the pencil icon that you find alongside the world you have already created, in the Worlds tab .

Once this is done, scroll through the different settings of the game session, until you find the wording Show coordinates . Make sure, therefore, that the lever next to it is set to ON , moving it from left to right.

In case you want to create a new world, however, after pressing the Play button in the Minecraft main screen, select the Create new item  and set the same parameter that I indicated to you in the previous lines.

Well: you have done everything you need to activate the coordinate display during the game session. All you have to do is access the latter to view the X, Y and Z coordinates in the upper left area.

How to see the coordinates on Minecraft Pocket Edition

See the coordinates on Minecraft Pocket Edition

If you like playing Minecraft on your smartphone or tablet (therefore on  Android or iOS ), you must know that the Pocket Edition of the game has not been available for several years . Even on mobile, in fact, Minecraft is now available in the Bedrock Edition version and, therefore, the operations you will have to perform to see the coordinates are the same as those I told you about in the previous chapter .

That said, what you need to do is start Minecraft , via its icon on the home screen or in the drawer, and press the Play button , on the main screen. In the Worlds tab , you can create a new world, using the Create new button , or edit an already created world by pressing on the pencil icon .

To show the coordinates in the game, simply activate the appropriate setting ( Show coordinates ) that you can find in the game session configuration screen. After activating this option, you just have to access the world of Minecraft, to see the coordinates in the area at the top left.

How to see the coordinates on Minecraft PS4

Minecraft Pocket Edition

If you play Minecraft via a  PlayStation 4 , the procedure you need to follow to see the coordinates is different from the ones I indicated in the previous chapters. You must know, in fact, that on PlayStation 4, Minecraft is available in the Legacy Edition version , no longer supported by future updates.

You don’t have to worry in any way, because finding the coordinates of your avatar in the game world is a very simple procedure. All you have to do is use any map , to see the X, Y and Z coordinates that update on it in real time. Not sure how to make a map? In this case, my advice is to consult my guide dedicated to the topic.