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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How can I download data saved to the Xbox Live cloud onto my Computer?

A few years ago, I saved some game data in the Xbox Live cloud via Xbox 360. I would like to know how do I get that data without having the console. Is there any way to do this from the computer? I'd ...
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Gamertag and hasn't changed after paying for the service

So, a few weeks ago I paid 10 dollars to change my Xbox gamertag. It still hasn't changed. It says on the website that it's changed, but on the Xbox application & Minecraft, it displays my old one....
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Do I need an Xbox Live subscription to redeem game codes I've bought?

So I'm thinking about buying a game key for Xbox One, since some of those are cheaper than the physical/digital copies from the original seller. I was wondering if I needed an Xbox Live subscription ...
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Why does my Xbox 360 keep disconnecting from Xbox Live?

My Xbox 360 keeps disconnecting from Xbox Live at random times for seemingly no reason. No updates happen and I can't earn achievements. When I try to connect back it just keeps telling me that my ...
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Ask for pin when switching profiles on XBox-one?

My (adult) Xbox profile has 3 years of game pass ultimate on it. I’ve set up a Microsoft Family profile/account for my 7 yo son in order to white-list games I would like him to be able to play via my ...
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Can you play games between physical and online platforms (eg. Xbox Live & Xbox can play with PC & Steam)?

I want to play Borderlands 3 with a friend using an Xbox One with Xbox Live. I have a PC. I see Borderlands 3 on sale via Steam's site for $59, but I also see Borderlands being sold as a hard copy for ...
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How can I keep my progress on Fortnite while signed into my Xbox with a different email address?

My son (11) created himself as an adult, on Microsoft, and me (parent) as a child. So I cant set Xbox limits to limit Fortnite, because I have been created as a child. How an I change his details ...
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Can I change my name on minecraft java edition

I’ve checked mojang help and still don’t know how to change my gamertag on minecraft java edition.
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No Xbox Live Gold, want multiplayer FPS and racing games (XBox One)

As per title, I have inherited an XBox One. Do I have to shell out for xbox live gold in order to play online or are there any half-decent FP shooters or racing games (eg Call Of Duty / Forza) that ...
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How to limit my kids to playing on my own server or each-other's worlds?

My kids like playing Minecraft on their Android tablets or the oldest's PC, and I would like them to be able to play in each-other's worlds, as well as my own Bedrock server. However, in enabling ...
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How to launch Forza 7 from PC?

Sorry to seem dense. I purchased and installed Forza 7 on my PC. Microsoft put a Forza 7 icon in the Windows 10 start menu. Clicking it does nothing. Dbl-clicking, nothing. I opened the Xbox ...
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Why isn't parental controls blocking gameplay on days it should be blocked?

Tl;dr: I'm looking for instructions for/how to fix the Xbox One parental controls setup to make that my kid require to ask for more screen time rather than setting a time limit / schedule allowed time....
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Is it against Xbox Live policy to play on multiple accounts?

On a policy level, does Xbox Live oppose the notion of a single player owning and operating multiple accounts in multiplayer games, especially PVP multiplayer games such as Overwatch, Fortnite, Apex, ...
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Can I play GTA 5 story mode with no wifi connection?

I won't have a wifi connection for a while, is there any way I can pick up the game where I left it without connecting to xbox live and without starting it over? And if not, can I still save the ...
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Do I need an active gold subscription to play the 360 “games with gold” on Xbox One?

The FAQ mentions this: What happens to my Games with Gold games if I cancel my Xbox Live Gold or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription? On Xbox One, you’ll no longer be able to access your ...
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Do I need to manually redeem Games with Gold titles, or are they automatically added to my library?

I have a subscription to Xbox Live, prepaid through some time next year. So far, I've been downloading each Games with Gold title as they've become available, to try them out and to make sure they're ...
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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. Afterwards, I realized I never unlocked the achievement of the same name. I confirmed on ...
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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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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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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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