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Minecraft has simple default controls, which differ slightly between platforms.

Minecraft: Java Edition (PC)


A - Strafe Left

S - Walk Back

W - Walk Forward

D - Strafe Right

SPACE - Jump/Fly

⇧ Shift - Sneak

CTRL - Sprint

Gameplay (Mouse)
Left Click - Attack/Destroy

Middle Click - Pick block

Right Click - Use Item / Place Blocks

E - Open/Close Inventory

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 - Change hotbar slots

F - Swap item in hands

Q - Drop selected item

T - Open chat

ESC - Pause/Resume Miscellaneous

Visual map


Visual map of Minecraft keyboard controls. Click on the image for a clearer view.

Changing controls

In the Java edition of Minecraft, controls can be changed from within the game's menu, under Options > Controls. A user may bind specific keys to any action. Controls can also be reset to default, by clicking "Reset Keys".