How to Change Xbox Gamertag 2021 Guide

How to Change Xbox Gamertag

Microsoft lets the user change Xbox Gamertag after the initial signup, Gamertag on Xbox represents your online persona or you can say it’s your alter who plays games. Gamertag on Xbox makes you feel that you are a part of the gaming world. If you want to learn how to change Xbox Gamertag then this article is for you. You should make your mind and choose a Gamertag that really represents yourself and make a perfect decision as Microsoft will charge a small fee to make changes, now let’s jump on the tutorial.

How to Change Xbox Gamertag

Change Gamertag Online

  • Step 1. sign into the Choose your new Gamertag page with your Microsoft account email address and password associated with your Xbox Gamertag. Click Here
  • Step 2. Now enter your new Gamertag or you can select one of the suggested ones:
  • Step 3. If you’re making your own, you should type the new Gamertag, and then click on Check Availability.
  • Step 4. If a message pops up that the Gamertag is already taken, you’ll need to create another one as it’s already taken.
  • Step 5. If you want to use one of the Gamertags that Xbox shows, but you don’t like any of the suggestions, click on Refresh to see additional Gamertag suggestions from Xbox.
  • Step 6. Once you find an available Gamertag that you like, click on Claim it.

Please Note If you’re changing the Gamertag that Xbox created for you at signup than you won’t be charged, but for all other Gamertag changes, you’ll be charged (fee varies as per region and currency).

Change Gamertag on Xbox Series X|S or Xbox One

  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, create your own Gamertag or select one of the suggested ones:
    • Step 3. If you’re making your own, you should type the new Gamertag, and then click on Check Availability.
    • Step 4. If a message pops up that the Gamertag is already taken, you’ll need to create another one as it’s already taken.
    • If you want to use one of the Gamertags that Xbox shows, but you don’t like any of the suggestions, click on Refresh to see additional Gamertag suggestions from Xbox.
  5. Confirm that you want to change your Gamertag.

Change Gamertag on Xbox 360

  1. On your Xbox 360 console, go to Social, and then select Sign In or Out.
  2. Select your profile to sign in.
  3. Scroll right to Settings and select Profile.
  4. Select Edit Profile > Gamertag > Enter New Gamertag.
  5. Type a new Gamertag (up to 15 characters), and then select Done. If the Gamertag you entered is already taken, you’ll be prompted to try another Gamertag.
  6. After you enter or select a new Gamertag, select Yes, use this Gamertag.

Change an offline profile into an Xbox 360 gamertag

To convert any of your offline profile into a Gamertag, make sure that you have Microsoft account available and currently not associated with another Gamertag.

  1. Sign in to the profile that you want to convert from an offline profile to a Gamertag.
  2. Press the Guide button to bring up the mini-guide.
  3. Go to Settings and then select Profile.
  4. Select Join Xbox Live.
  5. Enter your first name.
  6. Enter your Microsoft account email address.
  7. Enter your Microsoft account password.
  8. Verify the information on the screen.
  9. Verify the current privacy settings.

Note: When you follow these steps, the gamerscore from your offline profile transfers to your Xbox Live profile.

Conclusion

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