How to Make a Minecraft Server

How to Setup a Minecraft Server on your Windows PC

1. Install the latest Java version

You can install the latest Java version via the link: Download Java. You need it to run the game client and the server.

2. Download the Minecraft server

We will use the official Minecraft server, which you can download via the link: Download Minecraft Standard

On our site, you can also download all the popular Minecraft servers Spigot, Standard Minecraft, Bukkit, Voids Wrath, ATLauncher, FTB, Technic, Sponge, Twitch (Curse), Cauldron, Forge, BungeeCord, MiniGames.

List of all available servers.

3. Running the server

Unzip the downloaded server file.

The server.jar file is located in the server folder. Right-click on it and select Open, after which your server will start.

4. Connecting to the server

You can connect to the server from your computer using IP address 127.0.0.1.

For people to connect to you from other computers, you need to buy a dedicated IP address from your Internet provider. When you get the IP address, turn off the server, open the server.properties file in the folder containing your server, and at the end of the file add the line server-ip=YOUR_IP (replace YOUR_IP with your IP address).

How to Host a Minecraft Server

Unlike when you are creating a server on your computer, when creating it on the hosting service, players from all over the world will be able to connect to you without problems. The server will run 24/7 uninterrupted and have a good Internet connection with a low ping. It will be protected against DDoS attacks. In addition, you can automatically install servers through the control panel, update them, use a domain to connect to the server, and create your own website.

1. Get a server

On our hosting service, you can buy a Minecraft server: Buy Minecraft Server.

2. Install the game server

In the server management panel, go to the page Gaming Servers > Install Server and select the server that you want to install.

3. Connecting to the server

The IP address of the server can be found on the game server page.

With this address, you and other players from all over the world will be able to connect to the server.