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How to join servers on different platforms

In this guide, we'll explain how to join your Minecraft server on different platforms like Java Edition, Bedrock Edition, MCPE, Xbox, PS4, and Nintendo Switch! Let's dive in.

📌 What's Your Server IP? 📌

You can find your server IP on WitherPanel. Simply select your server from the list, and you'll see your server information, including the IP address. The IP address is highlighted in red.


In our example, the IP is

The server IP format is IP:PORT, where the IP is and the port is 19213.

For Java Edition, when adding a server, use the server IP as

If you want to remove the :19213 part, you'll need a dedicated IP.

For Bedrock Edition, when adding a server, use the server IP as and the port as 19213.
Please note that your server may not have the same IP and port as mentioned above. Check your own IP on the console page and use those details.

♨️ Java Edition ♨️

Joining on PC

Joining on PC is straightforward! Simply click the "Add server" button and fill in the relevant details.

🛏️ Bedrock Edition 🛏️

Joining on Windows 10

Joining on Windows 10 is also easy! Navigate to the play tab, then servers, and add external servers.

Joining on Consoles

On Minecraft Bedrock Edition, players on Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PS4 are limited to playing on 'Featured Servers' approved by Mojang/Microsoft. These players cannot join servers via an IP/address. BedrockConnect is a solution for Bedrock Edition players on Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PS4 to join any server IP while having access to a server list. It requires a few changes to settings but no downloads.

Here are tutorials to set it up yourself. It only takes a few minutes.

Make sure to follow the videos carefully. If you encounter issues, refer to the troubleshooting page here for further assistance.

Joining on Nintendo Switch

Joining on Xbox

Joining on PlayStation

Bonus Video - Joining Java Edition Servers on Bedrock:

Updated on: 02/06/2024

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