Fix “Multiplayer is disabled” in MineCraft Java Edition 2021

Today I faced an error in Minecraft Java Edition stating Multiplayer is disabled. Please check your Microsoft Account settings.

It took me quite some time to figure out where to turn on Multiplayer mode, but luckily I found the setting. In this article, I will describe step by step how you can solve the problem Multiplayer is disabled. Please check your Microsoft Account settings and how to enable Multiplayer mode for Minecraft

minecraft java  Multiplayer is disabled. Please check your Microsoft Account settings

How to fix “Multiplayer is disabled” error in Minecraft

The problem of Minecraft Multiplayer error can be caused in two places: it can occur with your own account, or it can occur with your child’s account. Setting up your own account is practically the same as setting up for your child, so let’s start with your own account:

  1. Login to https://account.microsoft.com/family/ with your Minecraft account.
    If it signs in automatically with a wrong account, click your photo at the right top and choose Sign out
  2. Once logged in with the Minecraft account, enter the following URL: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=746875. This will take you to Xbox privacy and online safety.
  3. In Privacy & Online Safety, click Xbox One/Windows 10 Online Safety. xbox privacy and online safety
  4. Scroll down to the second option from the bottom, stating “You can join multiplayer games“. Set this to Allowyou can join multiplayer games minecraft xbox
  5. Click Submit to save your changes

That’s it. For your own account at least. If you want to set the Multiplayer option for your kids’ account:

  1. Head back to https://account.microsoft.com/family/ once more.
  2. Scroll down to your child’s identity. Click More Options and choose Xbox Online Settings
    xbox online settings for family members
  3. In the Xbox Online Settings page, do the same as you did in your own account:
    Go to Privacy & Online Safety, click Xbox One/Windows 10 Online Safety. xbox privacy and online safety

    Scroll down to the second option from the bottom, stating “You can join multiplayer games“. Set this to Allowyou can join multiplayer games minecraft xbox
    Afterwards, click Submit to save your changes

This should have solved the Multiplayer is Disabled error for Minecraft on your PC.

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coconut

hello i tried to go to this link https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=746875 but it only lets me go to here
can you please help

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alex_bg

You need to setup a family with elder person (>18years) and then you will be able to manage the kid’s account settings

alex_bg

You need to setup a family with elder person (>18years) and then you will be able to manage the kid’s account settings

snowjaguar

nice

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