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How to Disconnect Microsoft Account from Minecraft

Minecraft is a popular video game loved by many gamers around the world. In recent years, Microsoft has introduced the option to connect your Microsoft account to Minecraft, providing seamless integration with other Microsoft services and features. However, some players may find the need to disconnect their Microsoft account from Minecraft for various reasons. If you are one of those players, don't worry! We have got you covered. Read on to find out how you can disconnect your Microsoft account from Minecraft.

Step 1: Launch Minecraft

Ensure that you have Minecraft installed on your device and open the game.

Step 2: Access Settings

Once you are in the game, locate the "Settings" option. It is usually represented by a gear icon, often found in the main menu or in the game's pause menu.

On Java Edition:

If you are playing Minecraft Java Edition, click on the "Options" button in the main menu. From there, select the "Settings" option.

On Bedrock Edition:

For Minecraft Bedrock Edition, tap on the "Settings" button in the pause menu.

Step 3: Navigate to Account Settings

Within the "Settings" menu, search for the "Account" or "Account Settings" section. This is where you will find the options related to your Minecraft account.

Step 4: Disconnect Microsoft Account

Locate the option to disconnect or sign out from your Microsoft account. The exact wording may vary depending on the Minecraft version or platform you are playing on.

On Java Edition:

Click on the "Disconnect" or "Sign Out" button that is associated with your Microsoft account.

On Bedrock Edition:

Tap on the "Disconnect" or "Sign Out" button to remove your Microsoft account association from Minecraft.

Step 5: Confirm the Disconnection

In some cases, you may be asked to confirm your decision to disconnect the Microsoft account. If prompted, carefully read the confirmation message and proceed with confirming the disconnection.

Step 6: Restart Minecraft

After successfully disconnecting your Microsoft account, close Minecraft completely and then relaunch the game.

Step 7: Verify Microsoft Account Disconnection

Once you are back in the game, navigate to the account settings again to ensure that your Microsoft account is no longer associated. You should see an option to sign in or connect an account, indicating the disconnection was successful.


Disconnecting your Microsoft account from Minecraft can be useful if you wish to use a different account or if you no longer want the integration with Microsoft services. By following the steps outlined above, you can easily disconnect your Microsoft account and enjoy Minecraft without any account associations. Remember to always double-check before confirming any account disconnection to avoid losing any progress or ...

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