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Questions tagged [xbox-live]

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

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Can receive achievements I missed while playing Need For Speed Payback offline?

I finished the story mission Double or Nothing in Need For Speed Payback while disconnected from Xbox Live. I confirmed on TrueAchievments that it is earned from finishing that mission with no other ...
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XBOX One - Microsoft Family Accounts

I might need a little hand-holding here. I have two boys who bought an Xbox One on which they both use my Xbox/Microsoft account (I don't actually play, just used to set the console up for them) to ...
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I cannot invite friends to my Minecraft realm that are using an iPad

I have purchased Minecraft Java Edition for my Dell PC. I also purchased a monthly renewable subscription to Minecraft Realms for up to 10 players. Lastly, I setup a Microsoft XBox Live account which ...
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Is there a way I can add GFWL files or downgrade Arkham Asylum to the Steam version that had GFWL achievements?

I recently bought Arkham Asylum on Steam, and I am too obsessed with Xbox achievements. Unfortunately the current version(s) have been patched to remove GFWL, which I totally understand, but I seem to ...
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Cannot play game on Xbox 360 without Live?

I got this game second hand and - having no Xbox Live (it doesn't seem to work for my console where I am at) - I can't even play. A message says: "Connection! Your gamer profile doesn't have these ...
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This Xbox signing out thing makes absolutely no sense

In my area there is currently an outage where I can’t connect to Xbox Live or the internet but I can still play games as long as I am signed in to my account. However, I get randomly signed out when I ...
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Xbox One backwards compatibility and cloud saves

This is a bit of a complex issue so I will try and break it down as I can. I had an Xbox 360 for many years but I never ever had Xbox live gold because I am not interested in multiplayer gaming. ...
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Getting rid of autofollowed games on Xbox app feed

I clicked follow on none of the games on the Xbox app. Certainly not on Minecraft. Yet I keep getting spammed with "Minecraft streamed for 1h 54min". I launched Minecraft on Nintendo Switch once or ...
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How can I join a Halo 2 PC Xbox Live lobby of a computer on my network?

I am trying to follow some instruction I found on reddit to allow me to get the multiplayer achievements in Halo 2 on PC. I have multiple computers setup with vanilla Windows 10 and Halo 2 activated ...
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Download Xbox 360 Profile Image

I have a profile picture for my Xbox Live profile that I would love to download. I got it for completing an achievement in Marathon: Durandal – I believe for the VidMaster achievement – and I have ...
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Unable to redeem some “Games with Gold” titles with an active subscription

I recently purchased an Xbox One and haven't been able to redeem the backwards compatible Xbox 360 (Dragon Age II) and original Xbox games (Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction). Participating Xbox ...
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Unable to redeem the Gold trial given with Xbox One, “you can’t acquire this item in your currently selected language” error

When trying to redeem my 14-day Gold trial included with the Xbox One (S) console I receive this error (I've tried the website microsoft.com//redeem as well): You can’t acquire this item in your ...
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What will happen if I already own the game and it turns out to be free with Xbox live Games with gold?

Hi I recently bought a game from Microsoft store, which turned out to be free with Xbox games with gold this month. I already have the Xbox live gold subscription and when I browse the Games with ...
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How to Toggle Game Bar Notifications for Xbox Games in Windows 10?

Popup notifications or tips for Xbox games appear to be turned on by default after the installation of W10 1803. The dated current question lacks precision as to the nature of the problem occuring ...
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Xbox 360 apps cannot connect to Xbox Live

When I try to play Netflix or YouTube, my Xbox 360 errors out saying it needs a connection to Xbox Live. However, "Test Xbox Live Connection" Shows that It can connect to Network It can connect to ...
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Error 83118834 when trying to open session in Xbox Live

I switched on my Xbox 360 after several weeks without using it and I'm receiving the error 83118834 when trying to open session in Xbox Live. I tried it several times and after confirming the password ...
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Selling xbox but want to keep digitally downloaded games

So I'm selling my xbox one, and plan on purchase another down the road. I have downloaded games that I bought via xbox live. I want to know if I can put the downloaded games on a thumb drive or just ...
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Why can't I be summoned in Dark Souls 3?

There was server maintenance done to the game about 2 days ago. I gave my girlfriend my copy of Dark Souls 3 because I also had a digital version and I planned on helping her through the beginning ...
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Can’t sign in to Xbox Live on Minecraft Bedrock Engine

Heyo I am on an iPad Air, iOS 11, non-jailbroken. Everytime I type the correct email and password for my Xbox account, it says that an error has occurred and tells me to try again or try signing in ...
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Can I Use More Than One “Xbox Live 14 day Trial” code?

I recently purchased an Xbox One S, and I a couple games. I have many "14 day free Xbox Live" codes with everything. Can I use all of them? Or am I limited to only one? Same question but with Game ...
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What does the “Console Check” page do on enforcement.xbox.com?

On enforcement.xbox.com there is a page called Console Check, but it doesn't have a description. I blindly assumed it was a service that I could use to see if a console was banned on Xbox live. When ...
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Can you have a single halo game with Xbox live, and system link

First of all, my question was a little bit complicated so I had trouble with the title. Feel free to edit. I was reading some other posts and noticed most people said halo was one of very few games ...
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Is there anyway to pre-download a game Xbox One

I own an Xbox one and I was wondering if it’s possible to download a game before you make the initial purchase. For example, to save having to downloading the game you’re getting next week, you can ...
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How to stop Xbox from signing me out when I lose connection?

Whenever my internet craps out (which is quite often), Xbox signs me out of my profile. This is extremely annoying and frustrating. I play offline games mostly too so I will always get sent back to ...
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Can someone blocked on XBox Live still join your world in Minecraft?

If you block someone on Xbox live, can they still join your Minecraft world? Just wondering, I haven't had anyone I need to block yet, although there are a few I'm considering x3
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Xbox Party Chat Sample Rate Unsupported

I am on Windows 10 Pro 10.0.15063 Build 15063 using the Xbox App and a Logitech C525. I was starting a party and it said that my microphone sample rate was unsupported. I changed it to every single ...
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Xbox 360 not logging in correctly

I have an Xbox 360 and an Xbox One. After a few years of not using it I decided to play my Xbox 360 again. After I set it up again I realized that my gamer score was not up to date, but I can't log ...
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Xbox Does Elite Dangerous Horizons cover multiple users

I just purchased Elite Dangerous for my xbox, and it comes with a redeem code for Elite Dangerous Horizons. If I redeem it on one Xbox live account, can I still use it on a different Xbox account? ...
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What happens to the digital games and xbox gold live account if I want to buy new xbox or my xbox is dead?

What happens to the digital games and xbox gold live account if I want to buy new xbox ? I sold my xbox one and I still want to use the digital games and the live account I had with my previous one ?...
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Will I get an email if I purchase a digital Xbox game

Will I get an email if I purchase a digital Xbox game even though it's from a code?
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Which Windows Apps are required to run Windows Games (XBox crossplay)

Setting up my PC I used Powershell to permanently delete all the unnecessary bloat from my PC, and this included apps such as: XboxApp XboxGameOverlay XboxIdentityProvider XboxSpeechToTextOverlay I ...
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Why can I play Minecraft online with my friends even though we both don't have Xbox gold?

Everyone said we need Xbox gold, but my friend and I apparently do not. Why is that so? All I need is them to be my Xbox friend and invite them over to my Minecraft world, and we can play together and ...
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Forza Horizon 2 Cross-Platform Multiplayer on Xbox Systems?

My brother and I want to play Forza Horizon 2 on Xbox Live together. Since we have one Xbox One and one 360 Console, would it be possible for the two to play on Xbox Live together? Like how World Of ...
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Are Xbox achievement names unique? [closed]

Ok, so I'm a mediocre 20K+ Gamerscore player, but I've always been interested by the names of the achievements. My special favourite is Saboteur's "Pint and a Shag" cheevo. In my years of playing, I'...
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Xbox Arcade Games subscription requirements

I am trying to figure out what are the requirements to download and play Xbox Arcade Games. My nephew asked me to buy for his birthday Castle Crashers for Xbox 360, but he doesn't have an Xbox Gold ...
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New to Xbox 360 - less options after signing in

So I bought myself a Xbox 360 Slim and signed myself in with my Microsoft account to have a Xbox live account. But now the menu differs from the one I had at the start, I only have 4 tabs (home, ...
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How do I change my registered xbox one location

I registered my xbox one to a country that i did not mean to. Now the xbox live gold subscription doesn't work. I need to change it to Russia, but I don't know how, as when I try to remove the xbox, ...
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Multiplayer Xbox One - Xbox 360

My son just got an Xbox One, and I want to play multiplayer games with him using the Xbox 360 in the same house on the same WiFi network. Are separate Xbox Live accounts needed to play multiplayer ...
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World of Tanks redownloading everytime I log in?

I recently logged back onto World of Tanks on the Xbox 360. I downloaded the recent update, as normal, and played for some time. When I logged back on the next day, it started removing the content ...
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Xbox One home sharing: Will my friend get my games too?

If I log into my friends account on my Xbox and set it to "My home Xbox", I understand I will get his games and his gold membership. But will he get my games as well as everything else I buy, such as ...
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How can I set up Xbox One parental controls?

Has anyone had problems setting up Xbox One's parental controls? I tried adding content restrictions to my son's account, but it wasn't working, so I thought I'd remove him from the family and add ...
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I have Xbox Live Gold; Will my son get gold deals with his own credit?

My son got an Xbox One for his birthday. Someone advised me to set up a Gold subscription in my own name and then a child account for him, so I could be in control of who does what (and also let his ...
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My son's Xbox 360 profile won't connect to Xbox Live

My son's Xbox profile won't connect to Xbox Live. It says to download profile to fix problem. The trouble is his big brother set up his account and we lost him last year. I have no idea of the email ...
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I downloaded a game to my console. When I open it, it gave me this error: “This disc's region code is wrong for this console.” What should I do?

I bought Sonic Unleashed from Xbox Store and it gives me this error. I am a student so I can't buy a new console. As this game is digital, I don't know the region code.I live in Turkey and we use Pal ...
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How does Xbox One gamesharing work when more than two accounts are involved?

Say for example, a friend shares his Xbox account with me and I download his games, what happens if I then share MY account with ANOTHER friend? Will that second friend also be able to access my ...
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Are game add ons disabled upon xbox live gold membership expiration?

I bougth 2 Fallout 4 addons to play in my Xbox One console when I had Xbox live gold membership and about 1 week after the membership expiration, I cannot play them anymore. On the game's start screen ...
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Transferring data from Xbox 360 to Xbox One WITHOUT XBOX LIVE

When I signed up for Xbox Live as requested by my son, I purchased it stupidly via my Microsoft account. I assumed that the Live benefits would apply to all the accounts on the Xbox. They don't. My ...
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How to setup a PC under Windows 10 to stream on Twitch using the XBOX app?

I am trying to stream myself playing League of Legends using the XBox app on a Windows 10 PC, I heard it was possible but cannot manage to find the right setting. Has anyone else been there ?
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Gears of War 4 Split Screen Hordes?

I want to know if you can use a guest account on Xbox Live to add a second person to play horde with or do you need a second Xbox Live account to do this?
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Lost Ark save on update 7.37 how to recover for update 7.39

Anyone who loaded their saves on September 1 after the update lost their saves. The issue was fixed September 2 in update 7.39. Is there a way to recover lost saves on Xbox once they are overwritten?