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. 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Any problems when buying used Xbox One game on disk

There are plenty of new game releases on used disks sold online(for example on amazon) and the price of the disk is almost always lower then the new one. Are there any restrictions or account ...
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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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how to start playing gta 5 online in xbox 360

I can't play GTA 5 online. Whenever I try to connect online it tells me your profile doesn't have the correct permission to connect online. Can anyone please help me? I have a Xbox 360 with Xbox ...
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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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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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Forced to log into my Xbox One profile with my email address

I like to turn off my Xbox One when I'm done using it since I don't have it hooked up through my TV. Therefore, every time I turn on my Xbox, I can't auto sign into my profile. Instead, I'm forced to ...
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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 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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Does the other person know that you have blocked them in xbox live?

I occasionally get abusive messages on xbox, if my opponent deems that I have had a lucky win on Fifa for instance. I tend to just block them, but does the other user know that I have blocked them, or ...
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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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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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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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Purchase Xbox 360 content on Xbox.com without credit card on file

Is there any way to purchase Xbox 360 content on Xbox.com without a credit card on file? I'm getting an error that says "You have no valid payment options on file" and my only options are Change ...
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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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