How to Get Minecraft Beta and Preview Updates (Download and Install Guide)

How to Get Minecraft Beta and Preview Updates (Download and Install Guide)

 The Minecraft beta program is a Bedrock Edition feature comparable to the Java Edition snapshot program. The feature essentially allows players to check out a test version of impending upgrades in order to report any bugs, malfunctions, or balancing issues with the update.

How to Get Minecraft Beta and Preview Updates
How to Get Minecraft Beta and Preview Updates

The preparations for the next The Wild update are well underway. Since its announcement on October 16, 2021, Mojang has released three beta releases to provide consumers a taste of the planned content on the Bedrock Edition's different platforms.

The game's first beta/preview version, named, introduced the mangrove swamp biome, mangrove wood, muck, and its varieties, as well as several bug patches. The second version,, introduced echo shards and recovery compasses, as well as the Swift Sneak enchantment.

The update also deleted the copper horn that had been included in the experimental version of the game and repaired problems.

  • This guide will walk you through the process of downloading the third and most recent version of the Bedrock beta/preview software, Bedrock Edition beta

How To Download Minecraft Bedrock Edition beta for

for Windows and Xbox One

  1. Go to the Windows Store and search for it.
  2. Download the Xbox Insider Hub application by searching for it.
  3. Install and launch the program.
  4. To join the beta, look for the "Join" option and click on it.
  5. Start the game and try out the latest beta version.

for Android

  1. Go to the Google Play Store.
  2. If you haven't already, look for the game and download it.
  3. Locate the "Beta" option and select "opt-in."

Significant improvements are on the way with the latest beta version.

On April 20, 2022, Bedrock Edition beta was published. This version of the beta program includes four new music tracks to the game, titled "Ancestry," "Aerie," "Firebugs," and "Labyrinthine."

Aside from that, a slew of modifications can be noted, some of which are described below:

  • By placing Mangrove Roots and Mangrove Propagule in a composter, players may now generate bonemeal. 
  • Flora such as saplings, grass, and flowers can be planted on top of mud blocks by players. 
  • Changes to the shrieker model in sculk. 
  • Textures are changed to boat and "boat with the chest." Ancient City chests contain Echo shards. 
  • Along with many other updates, the Warden now has a ranged strike to counter players who try to avoid it by building up. 
  • Changes to the world generation and the texturing of the Ancient Cities.

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