How to fix Minecraft Pocket Edition crashes on startup

minecraft pocket edition crashes startup

Minecraft Pocket Edition crashes on startup can be caused by a variety of issues like bugs, server issues, etc.

If you are experiencing regular crashing of Minecraft Pocket Edition on startup, you should try out the following fixes.

Fix: Minecraft Pocket Edition crashes on Startup

Solution 1: Quit the game

Here’s how:

  • Press the home button at the centre of your Xbox controller to go back to the dashboard
  • While your cursor is still on the game icon, you should press the Xbox menu on your controller
  • Quit the game from the displayed options.

Solution 2: Run a Power cycle (Reboot)

Here’s how:

  • Press down the Xbox icon on your console until the console goes off.
  • Wait for about 45 seconds
  • Switch on the consoler by holding down the Xbox icon
  • After booting, check if the problem is resolved.

Solution 3: Delete and reinstall Minecraft Pocket Edition if you are experiencing frequent crashing

Here’s how:

  • Go to ‘Apps’ from the Xbox guide by pressing the Xbox button on your controller
  • Navigate to ‘Minecraft Pocket Edition’
  • Press the home button and select ‘Uninstall’
  • Check for uninstalled apps in your library
  • Reinstall Minecraft PE from your library.
  • Launch the game to check if the problem is fixed.

Solution 4: Reboot your Xbox’s console resolution settings

Here’s how:

  • Eject any disc in your console
  • Press and hold down the Xbox button (it serves as the power button) on your console till it goes off
  • Switch on the console and wait for it to finishing booting
  • Set your TV output to AV output
  • Press and hold the power button and the disc eject button together until it beeps twice
  • Navigate to display and sound settings from your console settings
  • Change your resolution to 1080p or 720p, your choice should be based on the resolution supported by your TV.
  • Change your video fidelity to 50Hz if it is on 1080p, if it is on 720p, change the video fidelity to 24Hz
  • Insert the Minecraft disc and run your game.

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