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 you play Xbox 360 games multiplayer on the Xbox one?

Me and a friend live long distance and want to play fable and halo together co-op but I have a one and she a 360. So I was wondering if the backwards compatibility would let us play multiplayer. Any ...
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Minecraft split screen with xbox live

I'm having trouble getting 3 players on Minecraft. One player is connecting via Xbox live and 2 players are using the split screen but it will not let me connect the second player even before the ...
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Share Xbox Game Pass between two consoles simultaneously

Is it possible to share Game Pass Ultimate between two consoles at the same time? I remember when I had two Xbox Ones about 5 years ago, I was able to have a home console and a guest console. We're ...
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Can Microsoft wipe Xbox cloud saves due to inactivity?

The FAQ doesn't answer this concern, they only mention the limited cloud storage space (~2GB displayed for my personal account). From what I've gathered, local save backups aren't a concept on Xbox ...
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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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Can I change my name on minecraft java edition [closed]

I’ve checked mojang help and still don’t know how to change my gamertag on minecraft java edition.
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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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Gamertag and hasn't changed after paying for the service

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 & in Minecraft it displays my old one. ...
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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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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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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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I keep getting signed out

Whenever I sign into my profile I get a notification pops up says "signed out from another console." I'm only connected on two xbox's, mine and my dad's. I've asked my friend to see if the "person" ...
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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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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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Do I keep my free Games with Gold if I cancel my Xbox Live Gold membership?

I know that I lose access to my free games if I cancel my PSN+ membership, but does it work the same way for Xbox Live Gold? Can I redownload and play the game for free on my Xbox 360 even if I cancel ...
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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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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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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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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 recover my gamertag?

My Xbox 360 was recently stolen! I managed to get it back but by then the memory had been wiped clean; I want to use the same gamer tag but unfortunately the last time I was online was about a year ...
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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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What is the format for Xbox LIVE member profile URLs?

Previously, the format was http://live.xbox.com/member/[Gamertag], but this is no longer the case. For example, http://live.xbox.com/member/Xonatron no longer loads.How can I convert old format links ...
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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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Can I use content purchased from another Xbox account on my own Xbox account?

I have a friend who use to own an Xbox 360, and had purchased Gears of War through the Xbox Store. Using his account, I have downloaded the game to a USB drive. However, when I sign out of his ...
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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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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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Why don't servers show up on the server list when I click done on server create in Minecraft Windows 10 Edition Beta

I click Play > Friends > Add server > [Enter server data(IP/address) etc.] > Add server, but when I go back to the server list, nothing is there. I'm running Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta. Am I ...
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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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Xbox Live accounts in family cannot play my games on Xbox One

I have an Xbox Live account I'd used for years with my Xbox 360. We bought an Xbox One recently and I downloaded some games as my user. My son also has an Xbox Live account but cannot play my ...
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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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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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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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Xbox 360 2 Players, one live account and one console how can they both join an online game?

My Sons want to play with friends on an online Minecraft game together. We only have one live account though, what can we do to be able to all join in online? Can 2 live accounts play the same online ...
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Having problems trying to start a Realms subscription with Minecraft Windows 10 Edition

I keep trying to start my trial/pay for a Realms subscription, but it keeps giving an error saying: You need permission You cannot play on Realms because of how your Xbox Live account is set up. ...
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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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When playing 2 player on one Xbox and connected to Xbox live is there anyway to use two headsets?

My two boys are both on minecraft (one as guest & one on Xbox live account) they are both connected to their friend. Only one of the headsets is working. Is there any way that both headset could ...
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What happens when I remove an Xbox Live friend?

I've got some "friends" on my Xbox Live friends list who aren't really that - they're people I rarely play with and who are more "friends of friends." Unfortunately, the friends list pings me every ...
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Why does this game prompt me for credit card?

I want to buy the US version of Putty for my Xbox One, and I already have enough money in my account, which I had redeemed earlier. However, when I attempt to buy this game, the marketplace prompts me ...
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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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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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Xbox Live Disconnection

I turn on my Xbox 360, I sign in and it connects to Xbox Live. I try to boot a game up (in this case it's dark souls), and I get signed out of xbox live. Why is it doing this? I can't sign back in ...
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Xbox live gamertag recovery

How do recover a gamertag, on Xbox live? But I know longer know the email address or the password associated with the account
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Does Xbox Live save Minecraft worlds?

I'm considering deleting minecraft to free up space but I want to save all of my worlds. I was wondering if Xbox Live will save your worlds so that when you log back into Xbox live it pulls all of you ...
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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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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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What can I do with Xbox Gold?

When I unlock achievements on Xbox LIVE, I get rewarded with Gold. Here is an example of Gold giving achievements in Wordament worth 10-20G: Collectively, from different games, they accumulate on my ...

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