How To Keep Your Inventory When You Die In Minecraft?

True Minecraft gamers spend a considerable amount of time maintaining their inventory throughout the game.
How to Keep Your Inventory When You Die in Minecraft

It gets upsetting when they die and loses it all in Minecraft. It could be challenging and exciting to do it all again, but a part of them would feel irritated upon losing all their prized possessions, which they worked so hard upon and spent so much time collecting. But as we all know, Minecraft is a gamer’s game and thus they have got a way for you to protect your precious inventory even upon dying in the game.

Inventory consists of all the weapons, tools, and skins you have collected so far in the game, and upon dying you lose it all. It’s the token of your progress, and it’s gone the second you die. As infuriating as it seems for some players, there’s always a backdoor. You can keep your inventory by customizing the game and creating a few useful edits that will let you change the core gameplay.

How to Keep Inventory When You Die in Minecraft

There are many cheat codes, which if used right can help you save your precious inventory by changing the gaming dynamics itself. But for this, the Minecraft world you are playing in should support cheat codes. The steps to go about this are:

Step 1: Enable LAN Mode

  1. Open the game menu.
  2. Click on “open to LAN”.
  1. Click on “allow cheats” and switch the button to “on”.
  1. Click on “start LAN world”.
  1. And you are done setting up, you just have to input the codes now.

Change Game Rules

To change the gaming rules, there is a chat box option that will act as a console whenever you enter something with “/”. This is called the gameplay command which makes you jump any rules and lets you keep your inventory always.

  1. Open chat window in your Minecraft world.
  2. Type “/gamerule keep inventory true”.
  1. Hit key “enter”.
  1. After you die, you will see the inventory still there.
  2. Click on “respawn” to restart your game.

How to Keep Inventory When You Die in Minecraft Pocket Edition

Minecraft pocket edition works amazingly as it supports iOS and thus playing it on iPhone is a whole lot of another experience. It is different from the java edition and comes with parental control and fewer features. You can still save your armors and shields upon dying. The steps to do this are:

  1. Open the Minecraft pocket edition.
Minecraft Pocked Edition iOS
  1. There will be a chat icon in the upper part of the screen so click on it.
  1. Type “/gamerule keep inventory true” and press enter.
  1. After you die, your inventory will still be intact.
  1. Click on “respawn” to start your game.

How to Keep Inventory When You Die in Minecraft PE Android

Minecraft PE edition supports android well, but if you want the best multiplayer gameplay, you can only get that on your PCs. Although the game rules are the same and you will lose your inventory on dying, the steps to save it are:

  1. Open Minecraft pocket edition on your android phone.
Minecraft Pocked Edition Android
  1. Click on the chat icon on the upper part of the screen.
  1. In the chat box type “/gamerule keep inventory true” and press enter.
  1. All your progress with the inventory will be saved.
  1. Click on “respawn” to restart your game.

How to Keep Inventory in PS4 & XBOX

The process to keep the inventory on PS4 and Xbox is the same, and you just have to follow these steps:

  • Press on the D-Pad (right) on your controller.
  • Type “/gamerule keep inventory true.”
  • Press “Enter” to change the game rule in your world.

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