Create a Profile to connect to older Minecraft versions (Outdated Server!)

Description

When your Minecraft client updates to the latest version or you would like to connect to an older server version you may get the following error:

Outdated Server!

Cause

The server you are attempting to connect to is running an earlier version of Minecraft.

Solution

Create a profile in the Minecraft Launcher to run the earlier version of Minecraft

  1. Open the Minecraft Launcher
  2. Click on Installations
    Installations
  3. Click on New...
    New...
  4. Give your profile a Name and select the minecraft version in the Version drop-down
    Set profile details
  5. Click the Create button at the bottom
  6. Click on Play
  7. Use the arrow on the right of the active version to change the profile
    Change Profile
  8. Click Play

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