Skin Packs


Game Mechanic

First Appearance

Update 0.11.0

Skins are textures which determine how a Player appears in Minecraft Pocket Edition. Skins were added in Update 0.11.0.

Default Skins

There are currently two default skins in Minecraft Pocket Edition:

  • Steve, the male model, with 4-pixel arms
  • Alex, the female model, with 3-pixel arms

Skin Packs

Mojang has released official skin packs containing a variety of skins, mostly based on certain themes or other games These can be either free or paid. There are currently nineteen skin packs:

  1. City Folk
  2. Town Folk
  3. Biome Settlers Pack 1
  4. Biome Settlers Pack 2
  5. Biome Settlers Pack 3
  6. Halloween Costumes
  7. Holiday Skin Pack 2015
  8. Journey to the West
  9. Redstone Specialists
  10. Minecraft: Story Mode
  11. Villains Skin Pack
  12. MineCon Skin Pack* (Only available during MineCon)
  13. Campfire Tales 
  14. Festive Mash-up 2016
  15. Saban's Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
  16. Fallout
  17. Magic: The Gathering
  18. Greek Mythology
  19. Skyrim


  • A "*" indicates the Skin Pack contains a Skin with Capes.

Custom Skins

It is also possible to upload a custom skin into Minecraft Pocket Edition if the Player chooses to do so. They can do so using the Minecraft: Skin Studio Encore App or any image editor. They can also download a skin file from the internet, save it in their images, and access it through the Settings.


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