Is there anything I need to know before downloading Minecraft PE 1.5.3?
Players on iOS devices need to have at least iOS 8.0 installed in order to download and play Minecraft PE 1.5.3. As for Android users, they must have version 4.2 or higher of the operating system. If you’re not sure which version of either iOS or Android your device has, you can check by going to your device’s Settings menu.
Once you’ve made sure your device can run Minecraft PE 1.5.3, go ahead and download the update from either the App Store or Google Play Store. If you’re installing the update from an iOS device, you may need to restart your device after the installation is complete.
Players who are running older versions of Minecraft PE will need to update to 1.5.3 in order to continue playing online with friends who are also on 1.5.3. However, players on 1.5.3 can still play online with players on 1.6 and above.
What’s new in Minecraft PE 1.5.3?
The Minecraft PE 1.5.3 update is out now and brings a host of new features and improvements to the game. Here’s everything you need to know about the new update:
- New blocks: Bamboo, Scaffolding, and Honey Blocks!
- New animals: Panda, Pillager, and Ravager!
- New biome: Bamboo Jungle!
- New game rules: Do Fire Tick and Mob Spawning, and more!
- Improved performance and bug fixes.
Minecraft PE 1.5.3 fixes:
- Fixed a crash when using some features in the Marketplace
- Fixed an issue that caused the game to run slowly on some devices
- Fixed a crash that could occur when loading certain resource packs
- Fixed several bugs with saved games not working correctly
- Other minor fixes and improvements
How to install Minecraft PE 1.5.3?
To install the Minecraft PE 1.5.3 update you need to go to the official Minecraft website and download it from there. Once you have downloaded the update, you need to unzip it and then copy it to the /resources folder of your game installation directory. Finally, you need to restart your game in order for the changes to take effect.
Minecraft PE updates 1.5.3 FAQ:
A lot of things! For a start, there’s the long-awaited Nether Update, which adds plenty of new features and blocks to the game. There are also loads of other smaller changes and improvements, such as better performance on low-end devices and various bug fixes.
Just open the game and wait for the update to download and install automatically. Alternatively, you can force an update by going to Settings > Global Resources > Check for Updates.
First, make sure you’re connected to the internet and that your device meets the minimum requirements for the update. If the problem persists, try restarting your device or reinstalling the game.
In most cases, yes. However, some features (such as NetherPortals) may not work correctly unless you create a new world.
Unfortunately, no. Once you update, you can’t go back. However, you can always create a new world with an older version of the game if you want to play with that version again.