How do I find my Xbox Live username?

Go to Settings and select Account. Scroll right to Your Information and select Account Security. The Microsoft account associated with your Xbox gamertag is shown on the right side of the screen.

How do I recover my Xbox Live account?

Go to and sign in. You’ll be asked to receive and enter a security code. After you enter the code, your account will be reopened, and your Xbox profile, along with all associated games, music, and video, will be available the next time you sign in to your console.

What do I do if I forgot my Xbox gamertag?

Scroll down and choose “Update Contact Information.” You will return to your Xbox Live’s main dashboard menu. Remove any discs from your Xbox console. Select “Recover Gamertag from Xbox Live” from the dashboard. Enter your new Windows Live ID and password and follow the on-screen instructions to retrieve your gamertag.

What is your username on Xbox?

Your gamertag appears next to your gamerpic in the upper right corner of the website. If you don’t see your gamertag, that means you probably used a different email to set up your Xbox account. Sign out of, and try signing in with a different email.

How do I check Xbox Live status?

To check this, go to and log in with your account. Click on Xbox Support in the top menu and then Xbox Live Status. On the Support Page, you will see a link near the top that says “Xbox Service is Up” or “Xbox Service is Limited” or “Xbox Service is Down”.

What should my Xbox gamertag be?

Start with your actual name or nickname. If your name is John and you love Beyonce, you could (and definitely should) be BeJohnce. You could also add some stylized characters, such as X’s or numbers, in or around your name. For example, XxIzzyxX or 10Danny01.

How can I change my Xbox gamertag for free 2020?

  1. Press the Xbox button  to open the guide.
  2. Select Profile & system, and then select your gamertag.
  3. Select My profile> Customize profile, and then select your gamertag.
  4. Under Choose your new gamertag, enter the new gamertag you want in the available text box and select Check availability.

How do I unlock my Xbox one account?

Go to and sign in to your locked account.

  1. Enter a phone number to request a security code be sent to you via text message.
  2. After the text arrives, enter the security code into the web page.
  3. Change your password to complete the unlocking process.

Why cant my Xbox connect to Xbox Live?

Unplug the network cable from the back of your console. Inspect the cable’s connector and the Xbox console’s socket to make sure that they are clean and free of debris. Plug it back in, making sure it clicks into place. Follow the network cable to your router, gateway, or modem and unplug it.