Can I transfer my Minecraft worlds from Xbox one to windows 10 without paying for Minecraft realms? Yes, you can. Today on this tutorial, we will show you how you can quickly transfer your worlds to windows 10 without any USB device or external storage. Usually you need to pay for realms every time you wanted to play on a different device. But our method is 100% free to use.
We tested this tutorial on our new version of Xbox one operating system. Before going through the transfer process, make sure these few things :
- 1. Your windows 10 device and Xbox one are connected with the same network.
- 2. You need Minecraft bedrock edition on both devices.
- 3. Need two apps for the transfer process :
- File Downloader ( free on Microsoft store ) link
- My files explorer ( $2.59 on Microsoft store but have a free trial for new user ) its a file explorer for Xbox one
It will be helpful to remember the world icon so you can later identify the world in the file system.
How to transfer Minecraft worlds from Xbox one to Windows 10?
Step 1: Go to apps from your Xbox controller > search for My Files explorer > open the app
Step 2: After the app launch, go to the Isolated Storage
Step 3: now click packages from the upper navigation bar
Step 4: Scroll down and search for folder name “Microsoft.MinecraftUWPconsole” > open the folder
Step 5: Open these folders accordingly Localstate > games > com.mojang > minecraftWorlds
Step 6: You need to search for World folder, that contains the world you want to transfer on your windows 10 device
Step 7: Open folders one by one, you can see your world icon. Remember, we told you to memorize the world icon you wanted to transfer? Search folders that match your desired world icon. Once you find it note down the folder name.
Step 8: Now to back to minecraftWorlds from the upper navigation bar
Step 9: hover over the same folder > press menu button on your controller > click Copy folder
Step 10: Go back to packages ( you can click packages from the navigation bar for the shortcut )
Step 11: Click on folder MegaScopes.UniversalFileDownloader > go to Localstate > You need to paste previously copied folder here
Step 12: Press the menu button on your Xbox controller > Click Paste, wait for the complete total paste process.
Step 13: Now go to the Apps again > search for File Downloader > Open the app.
Step 14: Click on the menu button on file downloader ( you can find it on the upper left corner )
Step 15: Click Server from the menu list
Step 16: Click on start > it will show you some address like ftp://192.168.1.10, note it down. We need this address when we switch over to our windows 10 device.
Step 17: After switching over to your Windows 10 PC, open file explorer > Click on the address bar > Type the address you found on file downloader.
Step 18: When the address loaded > go to the folder Local Storage > You will see another folder on it > right click on the folder > click copy.
Step 19: Go to local disk C: drive > go to folder User > your user (a folder named according to your user name )
Step 20: Click on view tab > check Hidden items.
Step 21: Go to Appdata > Local > packages
Step 22 : Scroll down and search for folder Microsoft.MinecraftUWP > open it
Step 23: Go to local state > games > com.mojang > minecraftWorlds
Step 24 : Now paste the copied world folder here
Step 25: Congratulations, your Minecraft world transferred over Windows 10 from Xbox
When you launch Minecraft bedrock edition from your windows 10 computer, you will see your Minecraft world transferred Xbox one to windows 10.
Final Thoughts on the Minecraft world transfer procedure
You can easily transfer your Minecraft world from Xbox to windows 10 pc without paying for realms every time you want to play on a different device. We showed all the processes with a free method. If you’re going to skip these procedures, then you have to pay for realms and then export your world to another device.
FAQ & Troubleshooting on Xbox to Windows 10 transfer procedure
How long can you use the My files explorer free trial?
You can use a free trial for 24 hours. But need not to worry about cancellation, cause it will cost no charge afterward. If you wanted to be risk-free, then complete the transfer process within 24 hours and cancel the subscription.
Do I need to subscribe to Realms for Minecraft worlds from Xbox one to windows 10?
No, you needn’t to subscribe to Realms for transferring your world from the Xbox controller to windows 10 computer. We showed the whole transfer process above. You can follow it and move your Minecraft world without any cost.
I entered the Ip address in file explorer on windows but get an error, what is the solution?
Make sure your both devices: Xbox controller and Windows 10 device connected with the same Local area network or same router, gateway. Also, you need to ensure your windows firewall or 3rd party antivirus apps are not restricting your access. This process may not work on public Wifi.
An alternative to this IP address process is using a USB device or external storage for transferring the Minecraft world folder into windows computer from the Xbox controller.
How to transfer Minecraft world to windows 10 java edition from Xbox?
You need to use a free converter like Mcc Tool Chest to convert the bedrock edition Minecraft world save file to java edition Minecraft world save file.
After transferring Minecraft world will progress sync between my Xbox and Windows 10 PC?
No, after the transfer process, if any change made on one device, then it will not sync with another device. But you can always transfer your Minecraft world from one device to another. ( All you need is My Files Explorer free trial if you don’t want to spend any money )
Can you transfer the Minecraft world using UFO.Transfer instead of MY Files Explorer?
No, you can’t use UFO.Transfer for the transfer process. My files explorer has a free trial for the first 24 hours, you will be charged after the trial ends until you buy the app for $2.59 manually. So, you can use my files explorer app for the transfer process.
Does this transfer process work for PS4 to windows 10 or Xbox?
Maybe. You can try the following above transfer process. As we didn’t test it on PS4, we can’t guarantee the process will work.
Can you transfer the Minecraft world to a beta version or a different version device?
The device you transfer the world must be on the same version or higher version. You can’t move your Minecraft world to a lower or outdated version device.
SYNC_LOCK is showing on Xbox during the world transfer process, what to do?
Delete the SYNC_LOCK file in My Files Explorer then launch Minecraft. You should be able to get your Minecraft world contents back. The main reason behind the error is Xbox one’s cloud storage service. We found no reliable solution or alternative to this error till now. We will update the post when we find one.
My computer has no Local Disk, what to do?
Maybe your Local Disk named as C: or you may have renamed it before. It may also be named as OS.
I can’t find “Microsoft.MinecraftUWP” folder, what to do?
If you installed your Minecraft game from Microsoft official store and you have Bedrock edition, then you must have this folder.
For Minecraft on Windows, can I use the free trial of Minecraft?
No. you have to use the full version for the transferring Minecraft world.
Will my Minecraft world achievements be synced after the transfer procedure?
No. Achievements will not sync between Xbox and pc. As the primary account is connected with Xbox and based on the Xbox Minecraft version.