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How to remove your Microsoft account password from your Xbox 360 or Xbox One console

You can save your Microsoft account password on your Xbox 360 or Xbox One console. This lets you quickly sign in to Xbox Live. However, you can also remove the stored password at any time.

Note Saving your Microsoft account on your console is not the same as signing in to your Xbox Live profile. If you remove your Microsoft account password from your console, you'll be prompted to enter it whenever you sign in to Xbox Live on your console.

For information about how to require your Microsoft account password to sign in to your profile, see Manage your sign-in preferences on your Xbox 360 console or Change your sign-in preferences on your Xbox One console.

Xbox 360 console

  1. Sign in using your Xbox Live gamertag.
  2. Go to Settings and select Account.
The Account option is highlighted on the main settings screen.
  1. Scroll right to Your Information and select Account Security.
  2. Select Password at Sign-In.
  3. Select the setting that you want.

Xbox One console

  1. Scroll left on the Home screen to open the guide.
  2. Select Sign in.
  3. Scroll down and select your gamertag to sign in.
  4. After you're signed in, scroll left on Home to open the guide.
  5. Select Settings.
  6. Select All Settings.
  7. Under account Sign-in, select security & passkey.
  8. Select Change my sign-in preferences.
  9. Scroll to the right, and then select Lock it down.

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