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Frequently Asked Questions

When will my server be ready?

Our servers are instantly created and all information including your server’s IP and control panel login information are emailed to you when the order is completed.

What hardware does your hosting use?

Our Minecraft hosting services use highly reliable and powerful equipment. We use Intel Xeon E5-1650v3 Processors, ECC DDR4 RAM, RAID SSD, 1gbps uplink, and up to 300 gbps DDoS Protection all on a CentOS 64-Bit Linux dedicated server.

Where are our servers located?

Apex Hosting has minecraft server hosting locations available throughout North America, South America, Europe, Australia and Asia. In North America, we have servers from coast to coast including Oregon, Nevada, Texas, Virginia, Miami and Quebec. Our European servers are located in France, Poland, Germany, Russia or the United Kingdom. Our Australia servers are located in Sydney. Our Asia region is located in Singapore. With players in over 70 countries, we are able to offer great connections to our customers across the globe.

Can I test your server locations?

Yes, Please connect to the region that best suits you below:

Portland, Oregon: or.apexmc.co
Las Vegas, Nevada: nv.apexmc.co
Dallas, Texas: tx.apexmc.co
Vint Hill, Virginia: va.apexmc.co
Miami, Florida: fl.apexmc.co
São Paulo, Brazil: br.apexmc.co
Montreal, Quebec: ca.apexmc.co
London, United Kingdom: uk.apexmc.co
France: fr.apexmc.co
Hong Kong, China: hk.apexmc.co
Frankfurt, Germany: du.apexmc.co
Warsaw, Poland: pl.apexmc.co
Moscow, Russia: ru.apexmc.co
Singapore: sg.apexmc.co
Sydney, Australia: au.apexmc.co

What if the server version or mod pack I want isn’t listed?

We can install any mod pack or server version that you would like. Just let us know and we will be more than happy to set it up for you.

How do I use my free subdomain?

Simply submit a ticket after registering with the subdomain you would like to use and you will receive the domain name [yourserver].apexmc.co for free. You will be able to use this address to connect to your server or use the actual IP, both will work simultaneously. Please allow up to 24 hours for the subdomain to become active.

Do I get a MySQL database?

Yes, SQL databases are included with all of our packages. Your Multicraft control panel will have the information required for you to create and manage your databases.

Do I get a control panel with my server?

Yes, our custom version of the Multicraft control panel is included with all minecraft server hosting packages. This web based panel gives you complete control over your entire server with an easy to use interface. You can access the console, servers files, databases, chat and more right from here. Please contact us if you would like to try a demo of the panel before making a purchase.

What uptime do you provide?

Our hardware has over 99.9% uptime and rarely becomes unavailable. The most common cause of a crashed Minecraft server is an issue with a plugin or mod which we can help diagnose and repair.

What types of server versions can I use?

You can use any jar that you want. We provide many different server versions, modpacks and minigames in the panel that are ready to use. You also have full FTP access to your server to add and remove jars as you would like. We can also assist with installing the exact server version, mods and plugins you would like.

Can I change my server hosting package?

Yes, Please submit a ticket to our support staff and let us know which package you would like to change to. We will be able to complete the change within a few hours without changing your servers address.

Can I use plugins?

Yes, We provide full access to your server so you can add and remove plugins. You can also use the plugin manager in the control panel making this quick and easy.

How long will it take for my server to be ready?

Server setup is automatic and instant. As soon as you choose a package your server will be ready to host a game of Minecraft.

Do you have an Affiliate Program?

Yes we do. Our Affiliate program offers 10% recurring monthly commissions on every sale. You can log in to your current account here to activate your affiliate program and get your links and banners today. If you do not already have an account, you can register for one here and become an affiliate at no charge.

How do I cancel my service?

If you would like to cancel your server please log into your billing area and select the service you would like to cancel.

What is my server IP?

To find your servers IP you can log into the members area and open the control panel. On the main page for the server you will see your IP address in the format of IP:PORT. For example: 199.192.122.144:25712. Enter this address into your game client and you will be able to connect. Please make sure you include the IP and PORT when connecting.

Can I upgrade my server and add more RAM?

Yes, To upgrade your services you must log into your billing area and choose upgrade/downgrade from the left hand menu on the service. After selecting the new package you will be able to complete the upgrade. Once payment is received your existing service will be upgraded or downgraded automatically. Your server IP and all of the files will stay the same, the only thing that will increase is the RAM and slots. Please restart your server for the changes to take effect.

What is the difference between Minecraft Java and Bedrock?

Minecraft currently has two different versions of the game. The original Minecraft was written in Java and is now referred to as Minecraft: Java Edition which is mostly for PC. This is the most common version found on our servers and has the best support for mods, plugins and customization. Minecraft was formerly known as Minecraft: Bedrock Edition and was built on the language C and is used for The Windows 10 edition, Xbox, mobile and more.

Do I need to use port forwarding for my server?

Not at all! We make it very easy to get started on your server with very little technical knowledge needed. We will send you the IP and Port combination that you will enter into the launcher which will work without any additional configuration.

How can I get support for my server?

Our team boasts the most comprehensive support in the Minecraft server hosting industry. Our support representatives have in depth knowledge of Minecraft servers, customization and the infrastructure that we use to run them. You can reach our support team via live chat, ticket or email.

Can I change my server location?

Yes, please contact our support team here to begin the process for server migration. We will have to take your server offline temporary and the transfer time will depend on your server size. On average, a transfer between regions will be completed within a few minutes. Please note that your server IP will change so if you are using a sub domain please also request that we update this. Note: The Brazil region has an extra cost for that region and will require a paid upgrade. Please use the test location br.apexmc.co to gauge if it is a good fit for you.

Do you offer partnerships or sponsorships?

Absolutely, we love the developers, streamers, YouTube channels, organizations and more that we have partnered with. Please refer to our sponsorship page for more information and how to apply.