How to Make Your Own Skin in Minecraft
Changing Skins on a PC or Mac
Know that you need to have purchased Minecraft in order to change your skin.Bootlegged, illegal copies will not support a skin change, because you need to upload the skin change to, or change your skin from, your Profile page.
Create your own skin in a skin editor and creator.Find a skin editor or creator online. Many players choose the editor Skincraft, as it is easy to use, understandable, and versatile. Type "Skincraft" into your search engine to try it.
- When you go to an editor like Skincraft, you'll see that you can customize your skin one body part at a time. You'll be able to use different tools in order to change your current skin bit by bit, or customize an entirely different skin.
- When you have finished creating or editing your skin, save it as a .png file and be sure to locate it. You'll need to upload it to your Profile page of www.minecraft.net in order for the changes to take effect.
Download a skin.Think of a skin you want and search for a downloadable version of it. Many users use a character like Santa or mobs from minecraft as their skin. If you think the skin you want has already been made, you may be able to find it on , a site with thousands of skins. You can search your skin and download it from there, and afterwards uploading it to your Profile page.
Use a mod to create a cape as an enhancement of your skin.Although capes cannot be readily created on their own, they can be made with the held of mods. Search Minecraft forums for mods that enable the use of capes if you want to outfit your character with a little bit of flair.
Be sure to upload your skin to .Log in and upload your skin. After uploading, the next time you join a server, you will have your own skin on.
Changing Skins on an Xbox or Playstation
Choose from among the 8 default skins available to Xbox or PlayStation players.In the "Change Skin" area of Help & Options, choose from among Default, Tennis, Tuxedo, Athlete, Scottish, Prisoner, Cyclist, and Boxer Steve or Alex.
Download skin packs to change out the default options.Trial versions of the skin packs are available for free download, although permanent packs must be purchased. Purchase your skins through the Xbox 360 Marketplace or PSN Store.
- There are currently 10 skin packs, but there is an Xbox exclusive skin pack that comes with the Halo mash-up pack and a PlayStation exclusive skin pack that comes with the LittleBigPlanet mash-up pack.
QuestionHow can I change the skin on PE?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerSave a photo of the skin you want onto your device. The latest update now has a skins feature in the main menu where you can browse for skins in your gallery, or choose one provided by Mojang.Thanks!
QuestionCan I get a skin without the risk of virus?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerYes. To tell if it is a virus or not, check the file's last 4 characters in it's name. If the last 4 characters are .png, then it is fine.Thanks!
QuestionCan I make skins on the Nintendo Switch?Rawcookie_XDCommunity AnswerRight now, you cannot make skins on the Switch. The Switch game functions like the other console versions where there are different skin packs that they choose for you to use.Thanks!
QuestionIs there a way to upload a created skin into the PS3?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerUnfortunately, no. They make you buy "Skin Packs" on the console, while on the PC you can create and upload skins.Thanks!
QuestionWhat do I do once I've downloaded the skin pack on the PlayStation Network?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerGo to the skins menu, then use the bumpers to select the skinpack you want to use.Thanks!
QuestionHow do I make a skin on the iPad?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerYou can download SkinSeed in the app store. Choose a skin you like and save it to your camera roll.Thanks!
QuestionWhat is a skin overlay? Is it important?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerA skin overlay is the second layer of a Minecraft skin, which was introduced in Minecraft 1.8 for the PC. You can go on most skin editing websites and customize the overlay for your skin. In console versions of the game, you can select a skin with an overlay, provided you have bought the skin packs first.Thanks!
QuestionHow do I make a skin on MCPC?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerMake sure you have Minecraft actually downloaded on your PC first. Then you find a skin editor, such as 'Skincraft'. Search that and click on the link. Choose whatever colors you want and get started. After your skin is done, download it to the computer. Then, go back to Minecraft.net and log into your profile, click on your profile, and you will find a few buttons there. The first two have a selection between an Alex (3 pixel arm) skin, and a Steve, (4 pixel arm) skin. Choose whichever you desire, and move on. Next, there's a button that says, Browse. Click on your skin, and press 'Open'. Click the 'Upload' button to upload your skin. Next time you join a Minecraft server, you'll be flashing in style.Thanks!
QuestionHow do you upload custom sound from "minecraftskins.com" to an Xbox360 console?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerYou can't. Microsoft wants to charge people for skins by releasing "skin packs", so this prevents you from customizing the skin.Thanks!
QuestionHow do I make a skin on an Android?Derp1854Community AnswerGo to the Google Play store and search "minecraft skin editor." Then download one of the skin editor apps.Thanks!
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To make your own skin in Minecraft using your desktop computer, start by finding a skin editor or creator online, like Skincraft. You'll be able to use different tools to change your current skin bit by bit, or customize an entirely different skin. When you have finished creating or editing your new skin, save it as a .png file, then upload it to your Minecraft profile page for the changes to take effect!
- Some Minecraft players who have a team that they play with make a part of their skin the same (like a hat) to identify themselves.
- Skins can also refer to textures in the game like diamond or stone. This will allow you to hide yourself really easily.
- There is another very popular skin editing tool called which gives you a few more functions to play with and also you can make skins without internet connection.
- MSS is also a very popular skin editing tool too.
- Don't make skins that contain nudity, they will get you banned from servers. This is OK if you are the server owner or are playing in single player.
Things You'll Need
A Minecraft account
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