How To Play Minecraft 1.20.4 with Your Friends on PC? Well, in this article, I showed you the most popular way to play Minecraft with your friends. It makes it super quick and easy to start your own server to play with your friends in a single player Minecraft world, it is all covered in this video. So, here is how to play Minecraft Java Edition with your friends!
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In this video,I showed you exactly How To Play Minecraft 1.20.4 with Your Friends on PC. From where you download the Minecraft 1.20.4 server files to how you can set up server files to create your own Minecraft server. Let’s go ahead and jump right on into how you can make a Minecraft server.
The very first step of making your own Minecraft server is getting the server file from Mojang. You can find a link in the description to download the server file for Minecraft. Make sure you have java installed in your computer, otherwise it won’t open.
When you click
on that it will actually take you off to my website. Once you are there, click on the Download Minecraft Server here. This will take you to Minecraft.net where you want to click minecraft_server.1.20.4.jar link. This will download the Minecraft server jar file. Now, once you have this file downloaded, create a folder on your desktop called Minecraft Server for example and drag-and-drop the .jar file you downloaded into it. Now, just double click on this server.jar file, and a few files will appear in your folder.
Once you do that
you will be able to double click on the server.jar. After you see a file called EULA.txt appear, open it up with notepad, and change EULA=false to EULA=true. Then, save this file. Double click on the server.jar, your Minecraft server will start right on up. It will even open a console for you. Here you will see your spawn world prepare, and eventually, you will see ‘Done’.
Once you see
this your server is started. We still need to port forward in order for your server to be able to be joined by your friends. Port forwarding is actually pretty easy,firstly you will need to open up the command prompt and type IP Config. So go to the windows tab on the left down side and type in cmd, press enter after that.
From here, you want to take note of your IPv4 address and Default Gateway. Then, open up the server.properties file in your server folder with notepad and put your IPv4 address next to server-ip=. Save this file, and it is time to port forward. You need to port forward port 25565 on the UDP and TCP protocols.
This is how you
and your friends will join your server Startup your server by double click the server.jar file and open Minecraft and direct connect to your public IP. You will join right on it. At this point, you know exactly how to make a Minecraft server in 1.20.4. If you have any questions about starting a 1.20.4 Minecraft server, please let me know in the comment section down below, and be sure to give this video a thumbs up and subscribe to the channel if you haven’t already!