How To Make Paper In Minecraft (And What To Do With It)

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to make paper in Minecraft with our how-to video and step-by-step instructions. We’ll even show you the paper command.

Minecraft paper can be used to make many other items, including a Minecraft map, books, firecrackers and more.

Available Platforms

Edition Platform Available
Java Edition Windows, Mac & Linux PC’s Yes
Bedrock Edition Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Windows 10 PC’s Yes
Education Edition Mac, iOs 12, Windows 10 PC’s Yes
PlayStation Edition PlayStation 3 & 4 Yes

Tools & Items Needed

Steps To Make Paper

1. Open Your Crafting Menu

Open your crafting menu so that you see a 3×3 grid.

How To Make Paper In Minecraft

2. Add Sugar Canes

With your craft menu open, we now need to place the 3 sugar canes in the middle row, as shown in the image below.

How To Make Paper In Minecraft

Once you have placed the sugarcane in the corresponding boxes, you will see paper appear in the box on the right.

3. Move Paper To Your Inventory

Finally, simply move your newly made paper to your inventory for use.

How To Make Paper In Minecraft

And that’s how the roll is made! The Minecraft paper recipe is very simple, but it is useful if you want to make card paper, a book and more.

Minecraft Paper Command

You can also use a Give Command for paper in Minecraft. The paper command is available in the following editions:

  • Java Edition
  • Pocket Edition
  • Xbox One
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Windows 10 Edition
  • Education Edition

To run a command, simply open your chat window and enter one of the following paper commands

Java Edition 1.13 and higher

/give @p paper 1

PE, Xbox One, Switch, Win 10, Education Edition

/give @p paper 1 0


1. What is paper made out of in Minecraft?

The paper is made from 3 sugar canes in Minecraft. Just put 3 sugar canes in the middle row on the workbench and you get 3 papers.

2. How do you get a lot of paper in Minecraft?

To get a lot of paper you need a lot of sugar cane. You can easily get a lot of sugar cane by creating an automatic sugar cane farm. You can then use the sugar cane harvested from that farm to make a large amount of Minecraft paper!

3. How much paper do you need to craft a book in Minecraft?

You need 3 papers and 1 leather to make a book in Minecraft. Check out our guide to creating a book in Minecraft for more information.

4. Where can you find paper in Minecraft?

Minecraft paper can be found in some chests in the Shipwreck and Fortress library.

5. Can you make paper out of wood Minecraft?

Gather some wood.Go and punch some trees to get some Wood (1 Wood creates 4 Wood Planks in your basic Crafting Grid, which is all you need). If you already have a Crafting Table, you can go ahead to the section on making paper.

6. How do you make paper easy in Minecraft?

Paper needs to be crafted at a crafting table. Place three pieces of sugar cane in a row on the crafting grid. It doesn’t matter which row they’re on, as long as they’re arranged horizontally next to one another. This will yield three pieces of paper, one for each piece of sugar cane.

7. What can you do with paper on Minecraft?

Paper is now craftable, and can be used to craft books. Paper can now be used to craft empty maps and empty locator maps. Paper can now be used to zoom in maps, using anvils. The Windows 10 Edition can now use the anvil, as well as the crafting table, to zoom in maps, just as Pocket Edition in general can.

8. How do you make a book in Minecraft?

To make a book, place 1 leather and 3 paper in the crafting table. The leather should be placed in the left-most corner of the grid and the 3 papers in a fashion that cover all sides of the leather. Then move it to your inventory.

9. Can you make paper with bamboo in Minecraft?

Bamboo in the latest snapshot isn’t very useful other than fuel or making sticks. Since ancient civilizations used bamboo to make paper we should be able to too. Maybe instead of three pieces of bamboo gets three pieces of paper like sugar cane make it three pieces of bamboo gets one piece of paper.

How To Make Paper In Minecraft Video Tutorial

in this video, we will show you how to make paper in minecraft and different use of paper in minecraft.

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