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How to sign out of Xbox One

How to sign out of your Xbox Live profile if you are currently in control of your console

Note When more than one person is signed in to the console at the same time, only one of those people is in control of the console. If you don't see your gamerpic in the upper-left corner of the screen, you're not in control of the console.

  1. Press the Xbox button  on your controller to return to the Home screen, or say “Xbox, sign out <your name>.”
The Home screen on Xbox One
  1. Highlight the gamerpic in the upper-left corner to open the account list.
The Guide and the sign-in panel are displayed on the Xbox One Dashboard.
  1. Select your account, press the A button  on your controller, and then select Sign Out.
The sign-in panel on the Xbox One Dashboard, with a signed-in profile highlighted and the Sign Out option highlighted

Your profile has been saved and will be accessible the next time you want to sign in to this console. If you don't think you'll be using this console again, you can remove your account from the console.

How to sign out of your Xbox Live profile if you are not in control of the console

Here's how to sign out of your Xbox Live profile if someone else is in control of the console:

  1. Press the Xbox button  on your controller to return to the Home screen.
  2. Highlight the gamerpic in the upper-left corner.
  3. Select switch user.
The view profile screen on the Xbox One Dashboard, with the profile in control of the console displayed and the Switch User option highlighted
  1. Select your account, and then select Sign out.
The Sign-In panel on the Xbox One Dashboard, with one signed-in profile selected and the Sign Out option highlighted.

Your profile has been saved and will be accessible the next time you want to sign in to this console. If you don't think you'll be using the console again, you can remove your account from the console.

Note If you've saved your password on your console, anyone using your console can sign in to your account. To prevent others in your home from using your account without your permission, you can add a six-digit passkey to sign in.

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