How to play Minecraft with Friends: Aternos server

How to play Minecraft with Friends?

Playing the game single-player or yourself is fun, but you will enjoy it more with your friends. Minecraft also in the past days was known for its story and single-player mode. But have you ever tried to play Minecraft with your friends?

Playing with friends brings a lot of new areas of fun to the game. Firstly, you can complete the usual story mode with your friends. Like if you couldn’t beat the ender dragon by yourself, now you can defeat it with the help of your friends. You can also kill other bosses like wither together.

You can do the ocean temple, woodland mansions, etc. Also, you can build houses, buildings and a lot of things together. Minecraft also allows players to make different game modes using command blocks and other stuff like bed wars. So, in this article, we will discuss how to make a server and add friends in Minecraft to enjoy the multiplayer mode together.

How to play Minecraft with friends?

Firstly, To play a Normal game of survival with your friend, there is one thing you need to know:- which Minecraft version you are playing, the free Tlauncher one, or the pocket edition paid version.

Here, To play with your friends, you will either have to make your server or join your friend’s server. So, here are the steps to create a Minecraft server to play the game with friends.

Step 1

Go to your browser and search for You will see the website homepage. In the bottom right corner, you will see a PLAY button. Click on that.

play Minecraft with friends

Step 2

After clicking the play button, you will get a login/signup page. To make a Minecraft server, you will have to sign in first. Click on the signup button.

Making a server in Minecraft to play with friends

Step 3

Fill in the necessary details, and lastly, click sign up.

Step 4

Click on create a server to get the interface with options.

Step 5

Now since we are doing this for a Free Minecraft version, we will need to make it a cracked server. So go to options which is the second option on the left menu. Then you will see an option named Cracked and Force gamemode. You will have to tick on both of these options. The other options you can change as you please. If you are on the paid edition, you don’t need to do this step.

Step 6

Go to the server again and click on start. After that, wait until the server is online. It will take some time.

Step 7

Now you need to copy the username that is over the connect button.
Mine is “”. It is the required link so that you or other players can join the server to play Minecraft together. Now open your Minecraft game.

Step 8

Then Go to multiplayer and Click on add server. Name the server whatever you want and paste that thing you copied into the server address. Click on done.

Now click on the server you just made and click join server.

Play Minecraft multiplayer with Friends

There, now you can play the Minecraft multiplayer mode, and all you have to do is provide the IP address to your friends and join in the same way you just did.