How to Update Minecraft Education Edition to 1.17

Are you using an older version of Minecraft Education Edition and want to update to 1.17? Here’s a quick and easy guide on how to do it!

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To update Minecraft Education Edition to 1.17, you need to have a Microsoft account associated with your copy of the game. If you don’t already have a Microsoft account, you can create one for free.

Once you have a Microsoft account, sign in to the Minecraft Education Edition website and click on your profile picture in the top right corner of the screen. From the menu that appears, select “Account” and then scroll down to the “Billing & game keys” section.

Click on the “Update game” button next to your copy of Minecraft Education Edition. If you’re prompted to enter a payment method, select “Cancel” and then click on the “I don’t want to enter my payment info” link at the bottom of the page.

Next, scroll down to the “Downloads” section and click on the download link for Minecraft Education Edition 1.17. The file will begin downloading automatically. Once it’s finished, launch the game and sign in with your Microsoft account to finish updating Minecraft Education Edition to 1.17.

What’s new in 1.17?

The update to Minecraft: Education Edition 1.17 offers pistons and sticky pistons, iron bars, redstone lamps,Observer blocks, tnt minecarts, and more! There are also many quality of life improvements like being able to undelete worlds, join a world that someone is already playing on your local network, and the return of the mini-map (now called the locator map)!

How to update Minecraft Education Edition to 1.17

Minecraft Education Edition is now available for all users! To get started, simply launch the game and select the “Update to 1.17” option from the main menu.

Once the update has been applied, you’ll be able to enjoy all of the new features and content that 1.17 has to offer! Be sure to check out our other how-to guides for more information on what’s new in 1.17, and have fun exploring!


In conclusion, updating Minecraft Education Edition to 1.17 is a simple process that just requires a few steps. Keep in mind that this process may take some time, so be patient and make sure to follow the instructions carefully. With that said, once you have successfully updated your version of Minecraft Education Edition, you will be able to enjoy all of the new features and content that 1.17 has to offer!

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