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How to Keep Inventory when you Die in Minecraft

This Minecraft tutorial explains how to use a game command to save your inventory after dying with screenshots and step-by-step instructions.

You might find it frustrating that you have worked so hard to gather the items in your inventory and then you die and lose it all. Did you know that you can use a cheat in the game to allow you to retain your inventory after dying? Let's explore how to use this cheat (game command).

Supported Platforms

The keep inventory command is available in the following versions of Minecraft:

* The version that it was added or removed, if applicable.
GRADE: Pocket Edition (PE), Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, and Windows 10 Edition are now called Bedrock Edition. We will continue to show them individually for version history.

Requirements

To run game commands in Minecraft, you have to turn cheats on in your world.

keepInventory Command

  • Java
  • PE
  • Xbox
  • PS
  • Nintendo
  • Win10
  • Edu

Command in Minecraft Java Edition (PC / Mac)

In Minecraft Java Edition (PC / Mac), the syntax to keep your inventory after dying and respawning using the / gamerule command is:

/ gamerule keepInventory true

Command in Minecraft Pocket Edition (PE)

In Minecraft Pocket Edition (PE), the syntax to keep your inventory after dying and respawning using the / gamerule command is:

/ gamerule keepinventory true

Command in Minecraft Xbox One Edition

In Minecraft Xbox One Edition, the syntax to keep your inventory after dying and respawning using the / gamerule command is:

/ gamerule keepinventory true

Command in Minecraft PS4 Edition

In Minecraft PS4 Edition, the syntax to keep your inventory after dying and respawning using the / gamerule command is:

/ gamerule keepinventory true

Command in Minecraft Nintendo Switch Edition

In Minecraft Nintendo Switch Edition, the syntax to keep your inventory after dying and respawning using the / gamerule command is:

/ gamerule keepinventory true

Command in Minecraft Windows 10 Edition

In Minecraft Windows 10 Edition, the syntax to keep your inventory after dying and respawning using the / gamerule command is:

/ gamerule keepinventory true

Command in Minecraft Education Edition

In Minecraft Education Edition, the syntax to keep your inventory after dying and respawning using the / gamerule command is:

/ gamerule keepinventory true

Examples

  • Java
  • PE
  • Xbox
  • PS
  • Nintendo
  • Win10
  • Edu

Example in Java Edition (PC / Mac)

To keep inventory after dying in Minecraft Java Edition (PC / Mac):

/ gamerule keepInventory true

To lose inventory after dying:

/ gamerule keepInventory false

Example in Pocket Edition (PE)

To keep inventory after dying in Minecraft PE:

/ gamerule keepinventory true

To lose inventory after dying:

/ gamerule keepinventory false

Example in Xbox One Edition

To keep inventory after dying in Minecraft Xbox One Edition:

/ gamerule keepinventory true

To lose inventory after dying:

/ gamerule keepinventory false

Example in PS4 Edition

To keep inventory after dying in Minecraft PS4 Edition:

/ gamerule keepinventory true

To lose inventory after dying:

/ gamerule keepinventory false

Example in Nintendo Switch Edition

To keep inventory after dying in Minecraft Nintendo Switch Edition:

/ gamerule keepinventory true

To lose inventory after dying:

/ gamerule keepinventory false

Example in Windows 10 Edition

To keep inventory after dying in Minecraft Windows 10 Edition:

/ gamerule keepinventory true

To lose inventory after dying:

/ gamerule keepinventory false

Example in Education Edition

To keep inventory after dying in Minecraft Education Edition:

/ gamerule keepinventory true

To lose inventory after dying:

/ gamerule keepinventory false

How to Enter the Command

1. Open the Chat Window

The easiest way to run a command in Minecraft is within the chat window. The game control to open the chat window depends on the version of Minecraft:

2. Type the command

In this example, we will set the gamerule to keep inventory after dying with the following command:

/ gamerule keepInventory true

Type the command in the chat window. As you are typing, you will see the command appear in the lower left corner of the game window. Press the key to run the command.

The game rule will be changed for your world. Now, let's see what happens to your inventory when you die in the game.

As you can see in the Respawn window above, your items are still in your hotbar. You did not throw them in front of you when you died this time. Now, click the button to rejoin the game.

Here you are back in the game. Your items are still in your hotbar and also in your other inventory rows. You won't have to find where you last died in the game to reacquire your items.

Congratulations, you just learned how to use the keepInventory cheat to save your inventory items when you die and respawn in Minecraft!

Other game commands

You can use other commands and cheats in Minecraft such as: