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Joining the Minecraft Server on Xbox

Server name: [write whatever server name you like]

Server Address:

Port: 19132 (not 25600 as the video states)

Primary DNS:

Secondary DNS:

(I recommend starting the tutorial video at 2:36)

Written Instructions

1. Go to Settings > Network settings > Advanced settings > DNS settings > Manual

2. Here, enter the following settings:

Primary DNS:

Secondary DNS:

3. Load up Minecraft

4. Press Play > Servers

5. Click on any of the listed servers

6. Once the server loads, a server list should come up. Click 'Connect to a server'

7. Type in the following settings:

Server Address:

Server Port: 19132

8. Tick 'Add to server list' then press submit

9. You should then be able to join the server, and find it on your server list moving forward!


If you receive a message saying you are not whitelisted



If you receive this message, it may mean one of the following:

  • You have not yet signed up to or been verified to join Spectrum Gaming

  • When you signed up to join Spectrum Gaming, your Minecraft username was not entered or it was entered incorrectly - you can message a Spectrum Gaming volunteer to fix this

  • You have changed your username since signing up to Spectrum Gaming, or have made a new Java account - you can message a Spectrum Gaming volunteer to correct your details

If you receive a message saying you have been temporarily taken off the server whitelist



If you receive this message, it may mean one of the following:

  • There has been an incident on the server which involves you, and we would like to work together with you to see how we can fix any difficulties you may have experienced 

  • We may have felt you would benefit from a break from the server, as sometimes emotions get very high!


If you receive the above message and a Minecraft moderator has not contacted you already (they usually will), please message a Minecraft moderator directly so they can assist. 


If you are unable to join the server for any other reason

  • Try using this server address instead:

  • Try deleting the server and adding it back

  • Check you have an internet connection and that your connection is strong. Consider restarting your internet router

  • Check the Minecraft server announcements channel on Discord, there may be network issues or scheduled downtime

  • If you have still been unable to join the server, please check out this external troubleshooting guide which shares common problems and fixes:

If after trying all of the above your issue has not been resolved, please message a moderator and share any error codes that you receive

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