This Minecraft tutorial explains how to craft paper with screenshots and step-by-step instructions.
In Minecraft, papers are an important basic item in your inventory. The crafting process will create 3 papers at a time.
Let’s explore how to make paper.
Paper is available in the following versions of Minecraft:
|Pocket Edition (PE)||Yes|
|Windows 10 Edition||Yes|
|Education Edition (EDU)||Yes|
* The version that it was first introduced, if applicable.
Where to find Paper in Creative Mode
Here is where you can find paper in the Creative Inventory menu:
|Platform||Version(s)||Creative Menu Location|
|PC/Mac||1.8 – 1.12||Miscellaneous|
|Pocket Edition (PE)||0.14.1 – 1.1.3||Miscellaneous|
|Pocket Edition (PE)||1.2||Items|
|PS3||1.26 – 1.48||Miscellaneous|
|PS4||1.26 – 1.52||Miscellaneous|
|Xbox 360||TU35 – TU53||Miscellaneous|
|Xbox One||CU23 – CU43||Miscellaneous|
|Windows 10 Edition||0.14.1 – 1.1.3||Miscellaneous|
|Windows 10 Edition||1.2||Items|
|Wii U||Patch 3 – Patch 23||Miscellaneous|
|Education Edition (EDU)||0.14.2 – 1.0.18||Miscellaneous|
Required Materials to make Paper
In Minecraft, these are the materials you can use to craft paper:
How to craft Paper in Survival Mode
1. Open the Crafting Menu
Before you can craft this item, make sure you have the required materials and a crafting table. The crafting table gives you the 3×3 crafting grid that looks like this:
Next, stand in front of your crafting table.
The game control to open your crafting table depends on the version of Minecraft:
- For PC/Mac, right click on the crafting table.
- For Pocket Edition (PE), you tap on the crafting table.
- For PS3 and PS4, press the L2 button on the PS controller.
- For Xbox 360 and Xbox One, press the LT button on the Xbox controller.
- For Windows 10 Edition, right click on the crafting table.
- For Wii U, press the ZL button on the gamepad.
- For Nintendo Switch, press the ZL button on the controller.
- For Education Edition, right click on the crafting table.
2. Add Items to make Paper
In the crafting menu, you should see a crafting area that is made up of a 3×3 crafting grid. To make paper, place 3 sugar canes in the 3×3 crafting grid.
When making paper, it is important that the sugar canes are placed in the exact pattern as the image below. In the second row, there should be 3 sugar canes. This is the Minecraft crafting recipe for paper.
Now that you have filled the crafting area with the correct pattern, the 3 papers will appear in the box to the right.
3. Move the Paper to Inventory
Once you have crafted papers, you need to move the new items to your inventory.
Congratulations, you have made paper in Minecraft!
Item ID and Name
In Minecraft, paper has the following Name, ID and DataValue:
(Minecraft ID Name)
|339||0||Pocket Edition (PE)||0.16.0|
|339||0||Windows 10 Edition||0.16.0|
|339||0||Education Edition (EDU)|
See a complete list of Minecraft IDs that is interactive and searchable.
Give Command for Paper
Things to Make with Paper
You can use paper to make items in Minecraft such as: