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Deleted Worlds



  • Dominick Support
    Bug Zapper Support

    If the files are still on the device, they would be in a folder called "minecraftWorlds".  Since the file paths can vary on different Chromebook devices, you can search for this folder in your Files app.  Make sure to click on the vertical dots in the top right and select "Show hidden files" and "Show all Play folders" to make sure your search is pulling up the right result The tricky part of this is that the world folders are listed with a "GUID", which is a series of letters and numbers that don't correlate to the world name that you'd recognize.  Here what I would suggest to find the world and see if you can still open it:

    -sort the minecraftWorlds folder by date and try to pinpoint the time you were last in the world -open the folder that has a date/time close to the last time you were in the world

    -open the file called "levelname.txt" in a text editor to see the name of the world.  If it's the world you are looking for, close -the file and move to the next step -copy the entire folder for this world to your desktop, or another convenient location

    -Right-click the folder, and then select "Zip selection". 

    -A zip file will appear under the folder selection.

    -Rename the .zip file to "[WORLDNAME].mcworld"

    -WORLDNAME is a name you choose that is recognizable to you

    -Double click on this file, and Minecraft: Education Edition will launch

  • Moderator Beacon of Knowledge Super Star

    Dominick is right on the money!

    Here is a helpful post on the location of world files depending on device. 

  • Vincent Wei

    Hi Dominick, I have managed to find the files on my computer, turned it into a zip folder, renamed it and converted it into a Minecraft world. But I am still stcuk on a problem. Whenever I try to import my world (The one that was deleted) into the game, it says "Level Import Failed". I don't know if this is a glitch, or something wrong with my computer, or I didn't use the right converter. Anyway, do you know how to solve this import error? Thank you. :)

  • Dominick Support
    Bug Zapper Support

    From what you have provided it sounds like you are trying to import the zip file correct? First extract the zip folder to a location like your desktop or my documents. Then try importing the mc file that was extracted. 


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