Hamachi Minecraft Not Working

hamachi minecraft not working

Hamachi by LogMeIn minecraft not working used by gamers around the world to play with friends who live in another region. One such game is Minecraft and several users are facing this issue when they are unable to connect to Minecraft servers using Hamachi.

How can I fix Hamachi not working with Minecraft?

1. Update Minecraft to the latest version

  • Open your Minecraft Launcher.
  • Click Options in the Minecraft Launcher window.
  • Press the Force update button shown directly below.
Update Minecraft to the latest version
  • Then select the Done option.

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Note: If you’re playing with multiple users, they must utilize the same Minecraft and Hamachi versions. So, you might also need to ask the other players to update the required software.

2. Check your Windows firewall settings for jawaw.exe

  • Click the Cortana search box.
  • Enter firewall in the search box.
  • Choose Windows Defender Firewall.
Windows Defender Firewall
  • Click Allow an app or feature through Windows Defender Firewall to open the options shown directly below.
  • Press the Change settings button.
  • Select the Private and Public checkboxes for jawaw.exe.
  • Click the OK button.

3. Add LogMeIn Hamachi to your firewall’s exceptions

  • Open the WDF Control Panel applet as outlined for the resolution directly above.
  • Click Allow an app or feature through Windows Defender Firewall.
  • Click the Change setting option.
  • Press the Allow another app button.
Allow another app
  • Click the Browse button.
  • Select the LogMeIn Hamachi.exe in the Browse window.
  • Select LogMeIn Hamachi on the Add an app window.
  • Click the Add button.
  • Then click OK to exit.

4. Turn off the Windows firewall

  • Open the WDF Control Panel applet.
  • Click Turn Windows Defender Firewall on or off to open the settings shown directly below.
Turn Windows Defender Firewall
  • Select the Turn off Windows Defender Firewall radio buttons before playing Minecraft.
  • Click OK to close the window.

If you’re utilizing third-party antivirus software, right-click the system tray icon for your antivirus utility.

Then look for and select a disable or turn off the utility’s context menu option.

Your antivirus software might also include options to select a specific period to disable its shield.

Windows Defender Firewall or your antivirus
Windows Defender Firewall or your antivirus

Note: Turn Windows Defender Firewall or your antivirus utility back on after playing Minecraft.

5. Adjust Hamachi’s IPV4 Interface metric value setting

  • Press the Windows + S keyboard shortcut.
  • Type network in the search box.
  • Click View network connections to open the applet in the shot directly below.
View network connections
  • Right-click the Hamachi network and select Properties.
Hamachi network and select Properties
  • Select Internet Protocol Version 4 on the Networking tab, and click the Properties button.
  • Click Advanced on the General tab to open the window in the shot directly below.
Advanced on the General
  • Deselect the Automatic metric checkbox if required.
  • Enter one as the new value in the Interface metric checkbox.
  • Click the OK buttons to close the windows.

Note: All the other players joining your Hamachi server will need to change the metric value to one.

6. Enter your IPV4 address in the server.properties file

  • Press the Windows key + R keyboard shortcut.
  • Type cmd and press the Enter key.
  • Input ipconfig in the Command Prompt, and press the Return key.
Input ipconfig
  • Note down the IPV4 Address listed under Wi-Fi.
  • Open your Minecraft game folder in File Explorer.
  • Open the server.properties file within the Minecraft installation folder.
  • Enter your IPV4 address just after the = sign for server-ip=.
  • Then save the file as serverproperties (without the dot in the file title).

Some of the best resolutions players have confirmed can fix Hamachi not working with Minecraft. In addition, playing Minecraft without any mods might also help resolve the issue.

That said, if the Hamachi Minecraft LAN is not working, you will receive a message telling you you Cancan’tt to the Hamachi Minecraft server.

However, now you can rest assured that this guide will help you get things back on track if your Hamachi Minecraft connection timed out.

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