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Minecraft Hosting Features

Easy and Instant Setup
Easy and Instant Setup

The onboarding process takes less than five minutes, so you can be back in Minecraft in no time. Simply pick the most suitable plan, finish the registration, and launch your game server.

Dedicated IPv4/IPv6 Addresses
Dedicated IPv4/IPv6 Addresses

With a dedicated IP address, you can secure your Minecraft server hosting and protect it from DDoS attacks. Plus, you’ll get direct and easier access to your server files via FTP.

Automated backups
Automated backups

Never worry about losing your progress. If anything happens, you can restore the most recent backup from the control panel in seconds and continue building your world.

Multiple Minecraft Server Types
Multiple Minecraft Server Types

Our Minecraft servers include versions for all kinds of players. Ranging from Official to Spigot, you can switch between server types using our Game Panel.

Install Modpacks and plugins
Install Modpacks and plugins

With our plugin and automatic mod installers, you can customize the gameplay to your liking. Full file access also lets you add third-party plugins and mods manually.

Fast SSDs & High Clock Speed CPUs
Fast SSDs & High Clock Speed CPUs

Our Minecraft VPSs use premium hardware to enable fast and lag-free servers with terabytes of SSD storage and industry-standard Intel Xeon Processors.

Easily Set Up Your Minecraft VPS

Whether you’re a new or experienced Minecraft host, our game panel makes server management easy. Enjoy a user-friendly interface and full root access to configure the server however you like.

Easy Setup With Game Panel

Top-level Enterprise Data Backups

Lost your progress due to an accident? There’s no need to start from scratch. Thanks to our RAID-10 technology and automated backups, you can save your data and restore it in seconds from the control panel.

Top-level Enterprise Data Backups

Unlimited Plugins and Mods

Our Minecraft hosting plans come with one-click installers for pre-selected plugins and mods. It’s also possible to set up third-party extensions and modifications via File Manager or FTP/SSH.

Unlimited Plugins and Mods

Minecraft Hosting with Ultra-low Latency

Hostinger has game servers across the globe, so you can pick the one closest to you to ensure low latency for your players. The shorter the distance, the smoother the gaming experience.

Minecraft Hosting with Ultra-low Latency

Minecraft Server Hosting FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about our Minecraft hosting services.

Minecraft is a sandbox video game where players can build their own worlds and experiences using 3D blocks. At the time of writing, it has 172 million monthly active players around the world.

Due to its popularity, many players opt for hosting a Minecraft server to tailor the game to their preferences, build a community of fellow enthusiasts, and even generate extra income.

Setting up your own Minecraft server only takes a few minutes:

1. Choose your preferred Minecraft Hosting plan and complete the purchase.

2. Log in to Hostinger and configure your VPS’s settings. Name your server, choose a server location, and set up the root password.

3. Sign in to the Game Panel using the credentials provided in the VPS’s control panel.

4. Create a new instance, choose a Minecraft server edition, and wait for the instance to be set up.

5. Finally, hit the Start button to launch the Minecraft server. You can now run the Minecraft client or configure the server settings further.

That’s it. If you run into any trouble, contact our Customer Success team – we’re ready to help 24/7.

It only takes 5 to 10 minutes to purchase a Minecraft Hosting plan, configure the VPS, and set up the server instance.

Our Minecraft Server Hosting plans range from $6.95/month to $77.99/month.

To choose the right subscription, think of your goals and needs for the server. If you want to run a Vanilla server with a small group of players, the Alex plan is an excellent choice. It provides 2 GB RAM and 2vCPU – enough to host up to 10 users.

To have unlimited slots and install various mods and plugins, check out Enderman, Evoker, or Wolf plans. Feel free to compare our plans and consult with our Customer Success team if you have further questions.

Simply choose one of our seven plans, add it to the cart, and proceed with the payment. Once done, you can start setting up the VPS and create your own Minecraft hosting.

Yes, you can upgrade or downgrade your hosting plan at any time. Go to your VPS Hosting’s control panel to place an order, then wait a couple of minutes for the changes to go through. Don’t worry – your settings and files won’t get lost during the process.

At Hostinger, you can register a domain from $0.99/year. Go to the domain checker to see your domain name’s availability.

Our Minecraft hosting servers are in the US, Brazil, UK, Netherlands, Singapore, and Lithuania. With multiple server locations, you can choose the one nearest to you and your players to ensure low latency and a good user experience.

Yes. Hostinger offers dedicated IPv6 and IPv4 addresses with all Minecraft hosting plans for no extra charge. Dedicated IP addresses offer better DDoS protection as well as direct FTP file access.

What’s more, it makes joining the server much easier. Players simply have to enter the IP address only – there’s no need to insert the trailing port number.

Yes. To switch your Minecraft server location, contact our 24/7 Customer Success team and they will help you with the transfer. Please note that the server’s IP address will also change.

Minecraft hosting plans run on the advanced version of Game Panel with the Debian 10 operating system. Besides being easy to navigate, it also offers full control and flexibility over your game’s settings. Minecraft hosts can upload custom files and install their preferred server type.

All Minecraft Hosting plans are self-managed, so you will get full access to the virtual game server. Feel free to configure the disk space and resources, add game elements, and install applications like TeamSpeak to communicate with fellow players.

Since our VPS Hosting plans are self-managed, our Customer Success team will assist you with setting up the VPS and the Minecraft server. For questions about server management and configuration, check out our knowledge base or Hostinger Tutorials.

Our Game Panel supports the following Minecraft Java Edition versions:

  • Java 8
  • Java 11
  • Java 15
  • Java 16

Here is a list of the available server types:

  • Official
  • CraftBukkit
  • Spigot
  • Paper
  • Purpur
  • Forge
  • SpongeVanilla
  • Cauldron
  • Tekkit
  • Feed the Beast
  • Project Rainbow
  • Bedrock (pocket)

You can switch between Minecraft Java versions or server types at any time.

Yes, we offer a modded Minecraft server. What’s more, our Game Panel includes the Forge server type (Minecraft Java Edition) which allows installing mods and modpacks.

Before adding mods, make sure you’re using the Minecraft Java Edition and have installed the Forge server type on your instance. Stop the server and navigate to File Manager. Once there, create a new directory for uploading the mods or modpacks.

Yes. Thanks to the full root access, the Minecraft server host can freely upload and manage plugins.

The Spigot, CraftBukkit, and PaperMC Minecraft server types come with built-in plugins you can install automatically via Game Panel. If you want to install a third-party plugin, you can do so manually with File Manager or FTP/SSH.

To access the Server Settings, select the instance on Game Panel and go to Configuration. The Server Settings tab will be accessible from there.

Here you’ll be able to customize the gameplay, switch the server version, change the world type, limit the world size, and more.

If you’re unsatisfied with your progress, you can reset your world and start over. Locate your current world folder in the File Manager, delete it, and restart the Minecraft server to generate a new world.

With our control panel, you can make your servers accessible to certain players only. Here are the steps to create a whitelist:

1. On Game Panel, select the Minecraft server instance and go to Configuration.

2. Head to the Gameplay and Difficulty tab and turn on the Use Whitelist feature.

3. Return to the main menu and click Console.

4. Type in “whitelist add [insert_username_here]” and hit Enter.

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In case you are not 100% satisfied, we will refund your payment within a period of 30 days. The process is seamless and risk-free.