How to Place a Block on "Minecraft" for PC

by Charlotte Mission ; Updated September 22, 2017

Every aspect of the Minecraft world is made up of blocks. This includes stone, dirt, metals, coal, lava, ice and water, as well as plants such as grass, trees, cactus, mushrooms and wheat. Although using blocks is an integral part of the gameplay, knowing the keys you need to use to place them may be confusing on the PC because you have to utilize both the keyboard and the mouse.

Press the ā€œEā€ key to open your inventory.

Click on the block you want to place.

Move the mouse so you are looking at the spot in which you want to place the block.

Click the right mouse button to put the block down.

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