Pocket Edition Beta 0.14.0 available for Android


We are back with a delicious beta test of Minecraft: Pocket Edition, available for download for Android devices. Continuing to the second phase of discovering Redstone with Droppers, Hoppers and Dispensers - just to mention a few!

Currently the beta test is available to Google Play Store users, but keep in mind that this update will be coming to Minecraft: Pocket Edition and the Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition beta in the near future.

Here’s a quick explanation of how to join and leave the test group. We strongly recommend you make backups of your existing worlds first.

You’ll need three things to join the test:

The app will be automatically downloaded and installed on your device once you’ve joined the test. It can take a few days to appear so please be patient.

All future updates to the beta will be posted on our small blog.

Here’s the full changelog:

New Features:

  • Cauldrons

  • Maps

  • Hoppers

  • Dispensers

  • Droppers

  • Item frames (full of bugs! keep on testing!)

  • Slime blocks

  • Creative inventory

  • Witches

  • Repeaters and Comparators

  • Red Sandstone

  • Pumpkin hats and Mob Head hats

  • Double trapped chests!

  • UI scale slider.


  • Cleaned up textures a whole lot.

  • Replaced Pocket Edition start screen with new UI.

  • Baby zombies now have a 15% chance to want to be a jockey. If they want to be a jockey, then upon getting near a player they will look for one of the following to ride before attacking the player (Adult Wolf, Adult Ocelot, Cow, Pig, Sheep, Adult Chicken, Spider or Adult Zombie).

  • Regular screenshots are now full .png files.

  • Made Ghast eyes, Blazes and Magma Cubes Cores bright!

  • Fix iOS and Android build issue.

  • Fixed door textures (at last).

  • Improved slime spawning.

Some Bug Fixes:

  • It rains in caves.

  • Trapped Chest does not provide power to Redstone Repeater.

  • All clay types are displayed as grey blocks on the Map.

  • Villagers and peaceful mobs despawning.

  • Double Fence Gate’s don’t block user.

  • Wolves do not have colored collars.

  • Sneak mode turns off after the Player enters the Pause Menu.

  • Ghast shoot texture not showing.

  • Huge mushrooms don’t generate anywhere.

  • Mobs drop nothing unless recently hurt by player.

  • Player is unable to open Minecart with Chest and Minecart with Hopper.

  • Player can’t close the chest window.

  • Crash when a server kicks a player for inactivity.

  • Mechanisms are being powered by Redstone dust that is not aligned with them.

  • Building massive world structures can lead to serious performance issues.

  • Crash when a farmer villager runs out of seed to plant.

  • Controller’s D-pad is inactive in Brewing Stand interface.

  • Backgrounds & Buttons in Asian languages are too short for longer phrases.

  • TNT Minecart explosion on the curve does not destroy rail tracks under explosion.

  • Fixed most issues with chunks being sent multiple times.

  • Fixed server not running in the correct speed.

  • Amount of hits required to kill witch doesn’t vary with weapon.

  • Fixed out of bounds error in Inventory related to linked slots.

  • Player keeps all but armor in their inventory upon death.

  • Iron Golems take damage while walking on Soulsand.

  • Skeleton heads don’t look hollow from the bottom.

  • Fence gates weren’t restoring their open state correctly either. Same pattern was needed as DoorBlock and TrapDoorBlock.

  • Characters arms are in weird positions on Kindle and some iPads.

  • Character drinks milk instantly after milking the cow.

  • The player is not able to open the chest when character stands close to it.

  • Items from bottom half of the double chest disappear when the world is restarted.

  • Missing Feed button when holding any kind of meat in front of Untamed Wolf.

  • Missing Feed button while holding Beetroot and Potato in front of Pig. Also added Beetroot to Creative Inventory.

  • No sound of swimming underwater.

  • Player keeps moving after Player opens inventory screen with controller.

  • sweet dreams are made of this ->

  • Slots on Anvil not lined up.

  • Minecarts do not stack.

  • The terrain flickers invisible if too many chunks are updated at the same time.

  • Mushroom stew should not be poisonous.

  • The darkening underwater effect fails to occur if the User rides boat into a waterfall.

  • Two-block high flowers do not drop the corresponding items after Bone Meal is used on them.

  • Flickering fence texture when it’s put underwater.

  • Clay generates instead of gravel.

  • It is possible to stack beetroot soup.

  • Can not use colors in chat.

  • Mobs stay aggressive after switching back to creative.

  • Enderman glitches.

  • The Invert Y-Axis option lacks functionality when using touch controls.