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 I play against or with Xbox 360 players through my Xbox One?

Is it possible to play against and with Xbox 360 players through my Xbox One?
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Does xbox live gold membership stack when I purchase a new one?

I currently have an Xbox Live Gold membership that will expire in March 2011. However the price of membership is increasing to $59.99 starting November 1, 2010. If I buy a 12 month membership now at ...
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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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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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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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Why does my Xbox keep signing me out?

Whenever I start a game, from both the disc and hard drive, my Xbox will say "Username signed out". What's wrong and how do I fix it? Just to be clear, it signs me out when I start a game. How can I ...
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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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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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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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How do I cancel Xbox LIVE automatic renewal online?

Is there a way to discontinue your Xbox Live automatic monthly/annual renewal (and credit card charge) over the Web/Internet?
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Saving Xbox Live profile picture

Is there a way I can save the Xbox Live profile picture to a PC hard disk? I want to use it as my Gravatar.
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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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What are the birthday rewards for Xbox Live's “MyAchievements” promotion?

This week, Xbox Live released their promotion thing that turns achievement points into direct benefits per tier. Each tier says you get a "A Special Gift* during your birthday month." Does anyone have ...
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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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Xbox Gamertag Profile on Friend's Console - Can I download my content?

I'm going to be travelling to a friend's this upcoming weekend, and during the time I will likely be using a friend's Xbox. I know that within the past year Microsoft has made the shift to keep ...
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Does XBox 360 Live require a broadband connection?

My son wants an XBox 360 and insists it will work online with it's own WiFi and not use my download despite the fact that I have turned off my broadband WiFi. I think it needs an external broadband ...
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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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Effect of Xbox player reviews?

What effect does an xbox player review have on the reviewed player - does their rep or gamerscore change? Do they see the submitted review?
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How do I save my Xbox Live Profile to a USB drive?

I want to take my profile and save it to a removable USB drive. How do I do this?
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Can you still play PSO Episode I & II on Xbox?

I heard that you need a Xbox Live account to play Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II on Xbox, even for the offline mode. Unfortunately, the service was shut down for the first Xbox generation (...
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Does Xbox One need “more Internet” than 360?

I'm trying to decide whether to get an Xbox One, and am wondering if the higher framerate/better resolution/whatever mean that I'll need a better connection than I do for my 360. Currently my ...
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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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Old Hard Drive on new XBox

My old XBox RRoD'd for the 2nd time. No more repairing it, instead I got a new XBox 360 4GB. I ordered a drive enclosure for my old XBox's 120GB hard drive to fit the form-factor of the new XBox ...
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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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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 ...