Minecraft PE update 1.17.40 download

Is there anything I need to know before downloading Minecraft PE 1.17.40?

Yes, a few things!

First and foremost, make sure to back up your world beforehand, just in case.

Secondly, this update includes a lot of changes and fixes, so it’s recommended that you read the full changelog before updating.

And finally, if you’re playing on a server, make sure to update to the latest version of Bedrock before connecting, otherwise, you may run into compatibility issues.

With that out of the way, let’s get into the update!

What’s new in Minecraft PE 1.17.40?

The most significant addition in Minecraft PE 1.17.40 is the inclusion of Foxes! These cute little creatures can be found in taiga and snowy taiga biomes, and come in two varieties: red and snow.

Foxes are naturally shy creatures but can be tamed by players using sweet berries. Once tamed, foxes will follow the player and even defend them from hostile mobs. They can also be fed raw meat to heal them.

In addition to foxes, several other mobs have also been added or updated in this update. These include:

  • Bees can now enter beehives and bee nests
  • Chickens now lay eggs more frequently
  • Cows now provide steak when killed
  • Pigs now follow players who are holding carrots or potatoes
  • Wolves can now be tamed using raw beef
  • Zombies now drop carrots and potatoes when killed

Aside from mobs, several other changes and fixes have been made in this update. For a full list, check out the changelog below:

Minecraft PE 1.17.40 fixes:

  • An issue where players could not see through lava when wearing a pumpkin
  • An issue where creepers would sometimes not explode when hit by arrows
  • An issue where ender pearls would sometimes not teleport the player correctly
  • An issue where the game would crash when trying to join a realm using an invalid invite link
  • An issue where the map would not show the correct color for some biome types
  • An issue where TNT blocks would not drop when destroyed by a Creeper
  • Various server and client crashes

How to install Minecraft PE 1.17.40?

Installing Minecraft PE 1.17.40 is a fairly straightforward process. Just follow the steps below:

1. Download the update from the download link below.

2. Unzip the file and open it with Minecraft PE.

3. Select “Install” and wait for the process to finish.

4. Once the update is installed, you can select “Play” to start playing.

Minecraft PE updates 1.17.40 FAQ:

I’m having trouble installing the update. What should I do?

Make sure you’re using a compatible version of Minecraft PE and that you have enough storage space on your device. If the problem persists, try uninstalling and reinstalling Minecraft PE.

Will my world be compatible with this update?

In most cases, yes. However, it’s always a good idea to create a backup of your world beforehand, just in case.

I’m playing on a server. Do I need to update to the latest version?

Yes, otherwise you may run into compatibility issues.

Where can I download Minecraft PE 1.17.40?

You can download it from the link above.