A service provided by Microsoft for its Xbox 360 console. It includes both free and paid services such as multiplayer gaming, digital distribution, and social network integration.

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I don't remember my Live ID

I have an old xbox360 and my account is there. I want to download my account on the new black Xbox360. The thing is, I don't remember the email associated with that gamertag. How can I get it?
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Xbox: Send text message when friends online

He there, Is there a way in xbox to send your cellphone a text message when your friends are online?
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Options for boosting signal over DSL/live match for Xbox 360

I have DSL and where I live we do not have that choice (I live in a rural area and do not have the option of cable). I have a NETGEAR WN2000RPT wireless extender I use to connect to Xbox Live. The ...
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Lost connection to XBox Live

When I test my internet connection it says that everything is up and running. However, when I go to sign in it says that my XBox Live connection has been lost and asks me if I want to test my ...
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How can I buy an Xbox LIVE Gold membership for someone else?

We would like to give our son an XBox LIVE Gold membership. He and I both have free (silver) accounts on Xbox LIVE. Options I have found so far include: Attach our Visa card to our son's account Go ...
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Can I use Home Gold on one Xbox and Live Gold on another?

Xbox Live Home Gold lets you set one Xbox One as your home Xbox, so that anybody logged into it, whether or not they have Gold themselves, can have your Gold privileges. Is it possible to set my One ...
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How do I contact Xbox Live Account staff via e-Mail?

I was looking for a really old account of mine on Xbox live and I found it; it has been about 7 years since it's been used and has become inactive. Now I cannot remember any info needed to access ...
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How do I figure out how old my XBox Live account is?

Microsoft announced that the oldest Xbox live accounts get Xboxes, I don't think I qualify, but how do I determine how long I've been a member?
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Xbox Live Gold on Two Different Consoles

So my brother and I both have Xbox 360s. We both also, at the moment, have Xbox Live Gold accounts, each on a different console. Mine expires this month on the 27th and his expires soon as well. Is ...
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Where are Multiplayer Profiles Stored?

Are multiplayer profiles stored locally with my gamer tag on my console? Or are they stored on the games host server? For example if I recovered my gamer tag on another console to play Crysis 2 or ...
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Can I copy an Xbox Live profile from one USB stick to another and then use each copy on a separate console?

I have two Xbox 360s (work and home), each of which I want to use on Xbox Live using the same profile. I will not ever have both connected at the same time. I am aware I can move my profile from the ...
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Associate offline profile with existing Live profile

I've had an xbox for ages racking up playtime on a variety of games. I never played online, so I left it as a plain local profile (with the intention of associating it with my LiveID as soon as I ...
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How can I see what my friends are playing on Xbox One without the console?

My friends on Xbox Live always come up as "Online playing Xbox One" when I see them on the Xbox Live website or on my Windows Phone. If I get on my Xbox One I can see what game they are playing, but ...
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How can I get two Xbox 360's to be in “open nat” mode behind the same router?

I have two Xbox 360's, one WiFi and the other wired through the same Linksys E3000 router with DD-WRT (v24-sp2 (04/13/11) std-usb-nas firmware). Mine (the wired one, though hers has been wired in ...
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Viewing friends' uploads on Xbox One

Is there a way to view my friends' uploads in the 'Upload' app on the Xbox One? I thought this was a feature already, but when using the app tonight, all I saw were 'featured' uploaders, games, and ...
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How to check whether a game is popular and/or actively played on Xbox Live online?

There is a couple of great multiplayer-focused games on Xbox 360 (e.g. Dark Souls, Armored Core, etc.), but the eternal problem with such titles is that they are pretty much dead and less fun to play ...
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Xbox 360 Startup Connectivity issue

I've recently set up my 360 to use a static IP address to sort out the NAT problems that I keep running into. This works fine, but has introduced a new problem. When I first turn on the console, it ...
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How do you associate your game play with your Rockstar Social Club account?

I have an Xbox live account, from which I play GTA. I also have a Rockstar social club account. However when I log into it, I don't see any statistics or even an indication that I own the game. ...
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Can an Xbox One player party or voice chat with an Xbox 360 player?

I have an Xbox one and my brother has an Xbox 360. I couldn't figure out how to join his party or invite him to mine, or even initiate a private chat. Is this possible or am I missing something?
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What are the possible characters on an Xbox code

So, Xbox redeemable codes are 25 character case insensitive strings of letters and numbers. However, it has been suggested that not all letter/number combinations might appear (eg. 0/O). In the ...
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Can I save Kinect game progress without internet?

When my Xbox 360 is not connected to the Internet, for certain Kinect games I am only able to log in using guest mode. Thus I am unable to save game progress. Every time I play again I start from ...
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Can Mass Effect 2 Saves and DLC be used on multiple Xboxes with the same Live Profile?

I have one XBox 360 in my house, and plan to buy a second console for my office (across the country). I'm playing Mass Effect 2 (using Cloud Storage for Saves). I've bought all of the DLC and thus ...
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Other users being able to access DLC that I've purchased using Microsoft Points

If I buy Microsoft Points and buy a map pack, can other users of my xbox use them? I suppose the question is, who can access downloaded purchased content on a console, is it only on the ID that ...
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Forza 4 XBL membership DLC problem

I wanted to download the November car pack, after getting Forza 4 and XBox live membership for 12 months + 2 bonus months, because it said you will get the 6 or so upcoming DLCs for free. Anyway, I ...
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Downloading DLC on XBL with a Silver account?

I purchased the Season Pass along with Borderlands 2 when it first came out. Since then my Xbox-live service has ended and I don't see myself paying for more anytime soon. Will I still be able to ...
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Up/Downstream Bandwidth Requirements for Xbox Live Multiplayer Games

In terms of upstream and downstream, about how much bandwidth does Xbox Live require for games like Black Ops, while using the VoIP feature with friends?
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XBOX 360 not connecting to XBOX live but connecting to WiFi network

If I have a standard home Broadband connection, in the UK, which I can connect any device to wirelessly to and it appears to connect OK, and no websites appear to be blocked, but my XBOX 360 connects ...
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Service for finding players and planning online game sessions? [closed]

I would like a good list of services for planning online gaming sessions. So far I have not even found one good service for this. Best would be if it could integrate with social accounts out there ...
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How do Xbox Rewards Credits convert to local currency cash?

Since dropping Microsoft Points as a currency, the Xbox Rewards program now racks up "Credits" that are converted into currency after reaching certain tiers like 5000. The FAQ says: What happened ...
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Xbox HDD Account vs XBoxLive Account

I started playing on an xbox 360 that was not connected to the internet and created a local profile, figuring that I could get around to associating that local account with my xbox live account at a ...
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How do I setup xbox live gold for a child?

My 10 year old son recently got an xbox 360 and is set up as a child account on the Xbox. He is requesting to try xbox live gold membership for 1 month. But I cannot figure out how to set this up. ...
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GTA V: iFruit and Xbox Live

I've downloaded iFruit for GTA V and I'm planning on getting the game soon. I don't have an Internet connection at my house. Since I've synced my iFruit, will I need to get online to play GTA V?
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If I have Xbox live gold will others on my system be able to play Halo matchmaking?

I have an Xbox live gold account. If I sign in and start a Halo online matchmaking game will my son without a good account be able to join in?
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Can I play on my Xbox Live account on my mates Xbox?

I'm around at my mates place and its Double XP weekend on COD: Black Ops. Can I play on my Xbox account on his Xbox so I can boost my XP points instead of his?
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“Recover” broken games on Xbox?

My Xbox 360 lagged, i gave it a little slap which brought the disc out. Now the game, which happens to be fifa 12 is scratched and unplayable. I tried repairing it but failed and made things worse for ...
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Are “Games on Demand” loading times faster than that of games installed from disc?

Microsoft sells "full" (non-Arcade) games on its Xbox Live Marketplace as digital downloads ("Games on Demand"). On average, are GoD loading times significantly faster than that of the disc version ...
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Can I play GTA IV's multiplayer with a different disc (DLC / original game) than my friend?

Let's say I have GTA IV (the original game) and my friend has a copy of The Ballad of Gay Tony or The Lost and the Damned. Can we play multiplayer together? Or what if I have one of the DLC discs, ...
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How do I organize information between the two Xbox 360's in the same house?

Through a twist of fate, I have 2 xbox 360's to use in different rooms in my house. Let's call them "original" and "new". The question is: How do I organize information between the 2 consoles? ...
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I can't find any multiplayer games for Modern Warfare 3 on Xbox 360

I completed the campaign in MW3 and it was an awesome experience. Then I head to multiplayer and looked into games that I can play. But unfortunately there are no games to play. The search says "no ...
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How can I change verification email on Xbox Live?

I went to cancel automatic Gold subscription renewal (a sad moment in my life to be sure), and Microsoft emailed me a confirmation code that I had to copy/paste into a form to confirm the ...
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How can I recover my offline lost achievements and saved games?

Some years ago I logged in XBox Live for first time in my XBox, for some reasons I stopped using it in Live and only played offline. One day I recovered my gamertag in a friend's console, but that was ...
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Can't download Marketplace games to US Xbox in foreign country (non-US)

I have a Xbox 360 slim from the US and recently I bought FIFA 13 from the Marketplace in South America (Ecuador) and then I downloaded it. At 70% of the download completed, a notification shows up on ...
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Can I buy Xbox Live games via PC and transfer them on a flash drive to a Xbox 360 internal HDD?

Due to the region restriction I cannot access Xbox Live on my Xbox, even if I purchased a Gold membership. However it seems that I can purchase games from Xbox Live Marketplace on a PC. I assume this ...
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Do you need Xbox Live Gold to play GTA V with Rockstar Social Club?

When I try to take a selfie in GTA V, or look at some leaderboards of some events, I get a warning that "Xbox Live is not available (or not supported) for your account". The strange thing is, I have ...
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Do you need Xbox Live to get the special list of cars?

Do you have to have Xbox Live to have a special list of cars on GTA V? I have signed up for the social club but don't know how to get the special list of cars.
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Can I still create an account on Xbox Live for the Classic Xbox?

I recently re-purchased an old Xbox and I would like to try out Xbox Live. Can I still create an account for Xbox Live with my classic Xbox? And if so, how do I do it? I remember you used to go to a ...
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Can I buy the full version of Rayman Origins on XBOX Live?

Recently on XBOX I downloaded the demo for Rayman Origins. The demo is quite good and I enjoyed all of the previous versions (especially Hoodlum Havoc) so I want to buy the full game, however I can't ...
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Entering Xbox Live redeem codes online (rather than on Xbox 360 console)

Is there any way to enter those crazy 25-character alphanumeric Xbox Live redeem codes online instead of via Xbox 360 controller? I have my XBL account linked with a Microsoft Passport account, if ...
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What exactly is stored on the Xbox console, the hard drive, and Xbox Live?

Please be patient with me. I am a Mom, not a gamer. We have an Xbox 360 S with 250 GB that we are having to exchange for a new one. I have several questions. What is the difference between the 360 S ...
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How can I change my Xbox LIVE Gold Family primary account?

The leader of your Xbox LIVE Gold Family pack is the "primary" account, who sets the rights/privileges for the other family user accounts. I want to make another account the primary, but am finding no ...