Questions tagged [xbox-series-x-series-s]

The Xbox Series X/S is the 4th generation of Xbox consoles. Use for questions pertaining to the system itself rather than just any game that runs on it (unless of course the console is relevant). It is in the ninth generation of gaming consoles (as is the PlayStation 5).

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How do I turn off an Xbox controller when paired using bluetooth? [duplicate]

My Xbox wireless controller is connected to my Steam Deck or PC but when I hold down the Xbox button to power it off, it brings up the Steam Deck menu.
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Setting guest access on Xbox Series X

I'm going away for several weeks, and have a house-sitter coming to stay. I would like to set up the Xbox (Series X) so that they can use it, but don't want them to use my profile. Is it possible to ...
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How to click/press in cursor mode in Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 on Xbox with Turtle Beach VelocityOne Flightstick on Xbox Series X

I discovered that when playing Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 on Xbox Series X, the tech-sensitive pad on the joystick of my Turtle Beach VelocityOne Flightstick activates Cursor Mode. Sliding my ...
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Where is "F2" button on an Xbox controller?

On Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020, on an Xbox Series X, the first of the flight-training modules teaches how to move the camera and save that view. Then the tutorial orders me to restore the original ...
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A single Microsoft account, but two Xbox consoles: I would like to use a different unlock pattern

I have a single Microsoft account (2FA enabled), but two consoles (Xbox S and the big X). One console is for the kids and one for me. I want to use a different unlock pattern or somehow make sure that ...
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Trouble with Xbox Series S, MSI Pro MP241X Monitor, and Dell WD15 Docking Station Setup

I'm facing an issue with my current gaming setup, and I'm hoping to get some guidance on resolving it. Here's the rundown: I have an Xbox Series X connected to an MSI Pro MP241X monitor through a Dell ...
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Is it possible to use a 2.4GHz wireless keyboard and mouse with an Xbox Series X?

I am wondering if it is possible to use such a control combination on an Xbox Series X? I am asking because I'm coming from a PC gaming background and it seems a more natural combination for me. I ...
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Will saves in the cloud from a physical edition of a game work with the digital version?

I have an Xbox Serires S and a bunch of old physical discs games. I now realize those discs make lovely paperweights... I have some saved data on the cloud and a local external hard drive. If I re-buy ...
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Why can’t I talk in voice chat on MK1 on Xbox?

My mic is being picked up in every game except for this one. I looked into audio settings and there’s no way to turn my mic on or off. I’ve looked up how to fix it but it’s mainly for window users. I ...
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How do I fix a popped-out left joystick on my Xbox Series S/X controller?

Was playing GTA and threw it at the ground from about 1 foot off the ground, and somehow it came out, though it doesn’t go back in. I don’t have the tools to fix this as I have seen tutorials and need ...
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Xbox Series S: PIN protect adult games and apps (the console is usually used by toddlers without their own Xbox account)

I really love this about Edge browser on Xbox Series S Enable Ask for my PIN to launch Microsoft Edge to protect your browsing experience on console. Can I also PIN protect other apps and games? How?...
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How to setup Xbox Series S|X for a family?

I'm new to Xbox and have created an account for me and my children and have linked them to as a family. Will all members of the family be able to play if I login and setup the Xbox with my account? ...
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Sonic Origins (2022 video game compilation) for Xbox Series S vs. homemade Raspberry (retro gaming distro) [closed]

My toddler plays Sonic Origins on Xbox Series S. She used to play the same game on Apple TV. I had to buy/license the game twice. In general, my toddler likes so-called retro games, i.e. games that ...
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Xbox Family Safety - Are toddlers really forced to have their own Microsoft account?

My toddler plays a 4+ game on Xbox. Similar to Nintendo, she uses my account and I have put restrictions on it (at least for Nintendo). With Microsoft it seems like she has to make her own account and ...
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God mode in Doom 3 on Xbox Series X/S

Are cheat codes disabled in Doom 3 on the Xbox Series X/S? For God mode, I keep seeing Left trigger + X, Y, B, A or Left tigger + A, A, A, A, but neither seem to work for me.
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What are "Avatar Items" in Xbox Store?

What are "Avatar Items" in Xbox Store? Example search result in Xbox Store. In forums they call profiles pictures avatars. But when I look at the cost of that, I think it's more than just a ...
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What can I do with the Xbox Series S hardware besides gaming and proprietary video streaming? [closed]

The toddlers only love Mario and their Nintendo Switch, they don't touch the Xbox Series S at all. The interest is totally missing. Now I thought I'd use the hardware for other purposes. With total ...
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Lego LOTR - Catapult glitch in Cirith Ungol

It's been documented elsewhere that the Lego LOTR game has some glitches. One of these is that on the Cirith Ungol level, when you need to find disguises for Frodo and Sam, sometimes the catapult does ...
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Bought "imported" Xbox Series S, unable to purchase Game Pass

To get Game Pass, console shows 1$ first month, later 9.90$. But in India its price should be 50₹, later 499₹. I'm not comfortable with dollars transaction. Can you please guide me how to get Game ...
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"Downloads are not supported on this device" from Edge Browser

I get this error "Downloads werden auf diesem Gerät nicht unterstützt", translation "Downloads are not supported on this device". I wish to install a Kodi plugin.
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Minecraft Local Multiplayer w/out Game Pass

Can I play Minecraft local multiplayer on the Xbox Series S without Game Pass?
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How to resolve Warzone crashing on Xbox?

My Warzone crashes just when I am about to join a game. I have heard this happening with other people too, specifically after the season 2 update and on Xbox, I am on a Xbox Series S. And this only ...
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Changing to Xbox series S

My Xbox one has just broke down so I'm buying an xbox series S, but i'm worried all my games and their accesories will be lost, like all the skins I bought on Fortnite, or are all these held in my ...
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I blocked internet access for my Xbox Series S and now games don't even start. How-To play offline?

On r/xbox people say you can play games on Xbox Series S without internet (even Game Pass stuff). I have had a different experience. I have blocked internet for Xbox in OpenWrt router and now the ...
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How many Xbox/Microsoft accounts can share their games on a single Xbox Series console?

My Xbox Series console is set as my home console in my main Microsoft/Xbox account, which has lots of games. My sister signs into her own Xbox/Microsoft account on the same console and plays the games ...
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Where to read release notes for Xbox controller firmware?

Where can I read release notes or a changelog for Xbox controller firmware? I searched online but only found release notes for Xbox system updates https://support.xbox.com/en-GB/help/hardware-network/...
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Native DLNA client for "Xbox Series X" [closed]

When I search the web for +xbox +dlna I get lots of hits, but mostly Xbox One. I wish to stream from latest Ubuntu (Raspberry) to Xbox Series X with DLNA. Is there a native client? I know that VLC, ...
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What consequences could occur if I made a Microsoft account with fake information for privacy reasons?

I bought an Xbox Series S and was forced to open a Microsoft account. I had to enter Last name First name Date of birth Email address I filled in all the information with false information, except ...
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Why is Microsoft selling physical media games for Series S?

I am confused as to why the following products exist: Why is Microsoft selling physical media games for Series S when there is no disc drive on Xbox Series S?
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Can I play digitally bought games on Xbox (series S) on a different console by signing in to my account, like the One?

I'm looking to buy the Xbox series S, which can only be downloaded. I'm concerned that I'll have to rebuy the game if I ever decide to download it to a new or different console. Is that true?
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Move saved game Witcher 3 from Switch to Xbox Series

I have the Witcher game on Switch, (and for those who are wondering: it is worth it.. if you don't have another console to play it on). Now, I have an Xbox Series S and want to play on it. I know I ...
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How can I fix an infinite loading screen on Forza Horizon 4?

Playing Forza Horizon 4 on Xbox series X, I tried to download and apply an online design to my car. The game displayed the "downloading and saving the design" message... but it got stuck ...
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Can my XBOX mimic these features from the PS4/5?

With my PS4 and now the PS5 I noticed that when I do the following(described below), certain things happen, and I'm trying to figure out if the Xbox can do the same thing. I've noticed that with my ...
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Xbox Series S NVME M2 drive doesnt work. How to replace the SSD NVME M2 Drive?

I bought another NVME m2 drive from ebay that is 512GB and did a clone from the Series S nvme drive using Macrium Reflect. And the system would just turn off when I press the power button. Anyone have ...
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How do I use 2 controllers to play local multiplayer via remote play?

Recently, I have been testing out the new remote play feature on my phone, so I can play anywhere I want. I connected my two Xbox controllers to my phone via Bluetooth, and they are shown as separate ...
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Xbox "Screenshot uploaded" notification looked like a demon had possessed my Xbox, what could the reason be?

Yesterday I was testing some button remapping on my controller and saw that you could map "actions" as well, so I mapped the screenshot function to a button to test it. I activated it, then ...
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Do I need to keep Xbox 360 discs after I install them on Xbox Series X?

I've been excited to see that the Xbox Series X will play many of my old Xbox 360 games. Once I put the 360 disc into the Series X and install the game, will I need to keep the disc to play?
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Where can I see a full list of all of the Xbox games I own?

Since Xbox Live Gold offers free games I have collected a lot of downloadable games on my Xbox Live account. Looking on my console is not an option, since I don't currently have an Xbox 360, and the ...
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