How to Make a Command Block in Minecraft [Quick Guide]

The Command Block in Minecraft is a potent and versatile tool that empowers players to manipulate the game world through custom commands. Recognizable by its distinctive purple hue, the Command Block enables the execution of complex commands, offering map creators, server administrators, and redstone enthusiasts unparalleled control over game mechanics.

This tutorial provides a step-by-step guide on how to add a command block to your inventory using game commands.


Before delving into the world of commands, ensure that cheats are enabled in your Minecraft world, granting you the power to run game commands.

How to Enter the Command:

Open the Chat Window:

  • For Java Edition (PC/Mac), press the T key.
  • For Pocket Edition (PE), tap on the chat button at the top of the screen.
  • For Xbox One, press the right D-Pad button on the controller.
  • For PS4, press the right D-Pad button on the controller.
  • For Nintendo Switch, press the right arrow button on the controller.
  • For Windows 10 Edition and Education Edition, press the T key.

Type the Command:

In the chat window, type the /give command. For example, to give 1 command block to a player named MinecraftW, the command would be:

   /give MinecraftW command_block

As you type, the command will appear in the lower-left corner of the game window.

Command Block

Execute the Command:

Press the Enter key to run the command. Upon execution, you will see the message “Given [Command Block] x 1 to MinecraftW” in the lower-left corner.


The command block is now added to the player’s inventory, ready to unleash creative and customized commands in the Minecraft world.

Command Block

Command for Command Block:

For Java Edition (PC/Mac):

/give <targets> command_block [amount]

For Pocket Edition (PE), Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, Windows 10, and Education Edition:

/give <player> command_block [amount]

Supported Platforms:

A command block is available across various Minecraft platforms, including Java Edition (PC/Mac), Pocket Edition (PE), Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, Windows 10 Edition, and Education Edition.

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