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Fully Customizable Minecraft Server Hosting

Have full control over your game server with a VPS pre-configured for Minecraft hosting.

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Minecraft Server Host Features

Easy setup
Easy setup

The onboarding process takes less than five minutes, so you can be back at Minecraft in no time. Simply pick a Minecraft hosting 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 game servers and protect it from DDoS attacks. Plus, 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 your most recent backup from the control panel in seconds and continue building your world.

Multiple Minecraft Server types
Multiple Minecraft Server types

All our Minecraft server host plans include versions for different 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 mod automatic installers, you can customize the gameplay to your liking. The full file access also lets you add third-party plugins and mods manually.

Fast SSD & high-clock speed CPUs
Fast SSD & high-clock speed CPUs

Our VPS uses premium hardware to create fast and lag-free servers, with terabytes of SSD storage and industry-standard Intel Xeon Processors.

Easy Setup with Game Panel

Whether you’re a new or experienced Minecraft host, our game control 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? 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 Minecraft VPS Hosting’s control panel.

Top-level Enterprise Data Backups

Unlimited Plugins and Mods

Each plan comes with one-click installers for pre-selected plugins and mods to ease the installation process. It’s also possible to install plugins and mods from third-party sources via the File Manager or FTP/SSH.

Unlimited Plugins and Mods

Minecraft Hosting with Ultra-low Latency

Hostinger has multiple servers across the globe, so you can pick the one closest to you to ensure low latency and great pings for your players. The shorter the distance, the faster the server will perform – the smoother the gaming experience.

Minecraft Hosting with Ultra-low Latency

Minecraft Servers Hosting FAQs

Get answers to frequently asked questions about our game server and 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, this game now has 141 million monthly active players from across the globe.

Due to its popularity, many players opt to create their own Minecraft servers to tailor the game to their preferences, build a community with fellow enthusiasts, and even potentially 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 online. You can now play Minecraft the game through the Minecraft client or configure the server settings further.

That’s it. If you run into any trouble, contact our customer success team that is 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. The 2GB RAM and 2vCPU hardware can host up to 10 users.

To have unlimited slots and install various mods and plugins, check out Enderman, Evoker, or Wolf. 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 payment. Once done, you can start setting up the VPS and create your own Minecraft server.

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 change to complete. Don’t worry – your settings and files won’t get lost during the process.

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

Our servers are in the US, 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 in all VPS plans with no extra charge. Dedicated IP addresses offer better DDoS protection as well as direct FTP file access to Minecraft servers.

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

Yes. To switch your Minecraft server location, contact our customer success team and our Minecraft hosting experts will help with the transfer. Please note that the server’s IP address will also change.

Minecraft servers 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. 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 to your needs, such as adding game elements or installing applications like TeamSpeak to communicate with fellow players.

Since our VPS Hosting plans are self-managed, our customer success team can only assist with setting up the VPS and the Minecraft server. For questions about server management and configuration, check out the 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 modded minecraft server hosting. More in detail, the Game Panel includes the Forge server type (Minecraft Java Edition) which allows installing mods and modpacks.

Before adding mods, make sure to use the Minecraft Java Edition and install the Forge server type in your instance. You should also stop the server from running first. Once done, go to the File Manager and create a new directory for uploading the mods or modpacks.

Yes. The full access to the root server lets you upload and manage plugins yourself.

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

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

The Server Settings comes with many options to customize the gameplay, such as switching the server version, changing the world type, and limiting the world size.

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, then restart the Minecraft server to generate a new world.

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

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

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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If you’re not 100% satisfied with Hostinger, we’ll refund your payment. No hassle, no risk.