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

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Can I send friend requests to Xbox friends on Epic Games account after connecting Xbox account on it?

Is it possible to automatically send friend requests to your Xbox friends on your Epic Games account after connecting your Xbox account on it?
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How to play on Xbox Live on Xbox 360 with Game Pass?

I'm trying to play Xbox Live from my Xbox 360. I've done a Game Pass, logged into Xbox with that profile but then, I'm lost. I need a step by step guide to make this work to play online.
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Is it possible to transfer an Xbox Live account to another email?

10+ years ago I used to play a lot of Xbox 360. I'd hoped to continue using the same Xbox Live account again now on the Xbox Series X. Unfortunately however, the Hotmail address I used back then has ...
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If I buy one game DLC on one account will it go to my other account?

I want to buy a DLC for a game, but I can't remember my old account password (I can still get into it but I can't buy stuff in the Microsoft store), so if I buy the DLC on a different account will it ...
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Xbox One friends and Xbox Live Gold friends

I switched from the Xbox 360 to Xbox One X so now I pay for Xbox Gamepass Ultimate which I know includes Xbox Live Gold, but why don't my friends from Xbox One transfer to my backwards compatible 360? ...
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How to cancel Xbox Gold subscription without sign in details?

My Xbox Gold membership is years old, I no longer have the login details (email address is likely deactivated) and struggling to get a customer number without the sign in details to cancel it.
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Can I join a Minecraft world of my friend's, if my friend does not have Live gold?

I wanna play with my friend, and he is in the same house as me to visit. I want to join his single-player Minecraft world, or he joins mine. It doesn't matter for us. I have a PC with Minecraft ...
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How many suspensions can you get before you're banned from Xbox?

I've been getting suspensions on Xbox for communication. The reason why is because, when I make a group post, people like to troll me sometimes and report me for no reason. I've stopped making group ...
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How can I get my old XBOX Live gamertag back?

My previous gamertag was "PlanetOrtalon86" and I changed it to "PlanetO86". I want to change it back, but I'm getting an error message saying something like: Maximum Length: 12 ...
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Why can't I join my friend on Minecraft Bedrock Edition?

I am playing on mobile (phone) and my friend is playing on a Switch. We both have Minecraft Bedrock Edition, Xbox Live accounts, and added each other on all of these things, but neither of our worlds ...
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Do I need Xbox Live Gold to play with my friends on Minecraft?

My friend plays Minecraft on a PS4 and he has PS-plus. I recently got an Xbox. Can he join my world or I join his, without an Xbox Live Gold account?
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Move Epic account to a different Xbox gamer account

Similar to How to unlink epic games to then link to my actual account?, but not the same. I have an Xbox live account, which is linked to my Epic account. My son doesn't like that when he plays ...
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Is GTA V Free with Xbox Live Gold on Xbox One S?

I used to play a lot of Xbox with my stepbrothers, who own Xbox Live Gold. I don't live with my dad anymore, so I decided to get my own Xbox One S and - due to my stepbrothers and I being in a family -...
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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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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

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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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 [closed]

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 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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