Bedrock Edition 1.2.9

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Release date

Android, iOS, Fire OS, Windows 10, Windows 10 Mobile, Gear VR, Fire TV, Xbox One – January 16, 2018

1.2.9 is an update for the Bedrock Edition that was released on January 16, 2018.[1]


  • Coordinates, Fire Spreads, TNT Explodes, Mob Loot, Tile Drops, and Natural Regeneration can now be toggled from the world edit screen without enabling cheats
  • Increased the spawn rate of animals to make them easier to find


  • Fixed a crash that occurred when signing into Xbox Live on Android devices
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when moving items in Beacons and Enchanting Tables when using Pocket UI
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when loading chunks
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when rendering moon phases and game time was negative
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when editing a world or Realm name that was more than six characters in length
  • Fixed a rare issue that caused items, experience, and player positions to change after rejoining a world
  • Creepers will now stop walking when they are about to explode
  • Creepers will no longer explode after losing their line of sight of players
  • Blocks can once again be continually placed while sneaking
  • Wither Skeletons will once again spawn in Nether fortresses
  • Animals are now attracted to food if the player is outside of a fenced area or standing inside a Fence block
  • Animals can once again be lured over uneven terrain without losing interest
  • Text entry no longer continues on the first line of a sign even after creating a new line
  • Fixed signs with formatting (§) not being able have new lines of text
  • Safe Screen Area now has independent horizontal and vertical options and can be set separately on each platform
  • Pocket UI now respects Screen Safe Area and fixed the iPhone X default Screen Safe Area
  • Graphical artifacts no longer appear in split-screen when riding a pig
  • Fixed the labels of 'Back' buttons on menu screens
  • Book & Quill text is now readable with the Natural texture pack


  1. "Minecraft - 1.2.9 (Bedrock)" – Minecraft Feedback
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