Minecraft How To

How To Make A Lever In Minecraft

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make a lever in Minecraft.

A Minecraft lever is a non-solid block that can be used to switch on and off a redstone circuit.

How To Make A Lever Video Tutorial

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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 PS3 & PS4 Yes

Materials Needed To Make A Lever

  • 1 Stick
  • 1 Cobblestone

Steps To Make A Minecraft Lever

1. Open Your Crafting Menu

To craft a lever, you first need to open your crafting table in Minecraft. You should see the same grid as in the image below.

Open Your Crafting Menu

2. Add The Stick And Cobblestone To The Menu

In the crafting table, add the stick and cobblestone to the grid.

You must add the items to the grid exactly as shown in the image below. In the 2nd row place down 1 stick in the middle box. In the 3rd row place down 1 cobblestone in the middle box. This is the Minecraft lever recipe.

Add The Stick And Cobblestone To The Menu

After you've added the items to the crafting grid as described above, you'll notice a lever in the box on the right.

3. Move The lever To Your Inventory

Now, simply drag the lever down to your inventory so you can use it.

Move The lever To Your Inventory

That's it! Minecraft levers are non-solid blocks that can be used to switch on and off a redstone circuit.

How to make a lever in Minecraft

Minecraft Lever Command

You can also use a Give Command to make levers in Minecraft. The lever command is available in the following editions:

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

To run the lever command in Minecraft, open your chat window and enter the command below depending on the version you have.

Java Edition 1.13 and higher lever command

/give @p lever 1

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

/give @p lever 1 0

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