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Copy, move or delete Xbox saved games, profiles and avatar items

Overview

You can copy, move or delete content, such as saved games, profiles and avatar items, between different Xbox 360 storage devices. You can then use the storage device to move your content to another Xbox 360 console.

Solutions

Copy, move or delete individual items

  1. From Xbox Home, go to settings, and then select System.
  2. Select Storage.
  3. Select the storage device that contains the content you want to copy, move or delete:
    • Hard Drive: Your console’s hard drive.
    • Cloud Saved Games: Storage space on our Xbox Live servers. For more information, see Store your saved games in the cloud.
    • USB Storage Device: A USB storage device, such as a USB flash drive plugged into your console. To learn more about USB flash drives, see USB flash drive support for Xbox 360.
    • Memory Unit: A memory unit plugged into your original Xbox 360 console.
  4. Select the type of content that you want to copy, move or delete:
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  1. Within the content type that you selected, click to select the item that you want to copy, move or delete. To move multiple items at once, see "Copy or move multiple items using the Transfer Content option."
  2. Select Copy, Move or Delete.
    • If you're copying or moving content: Select the storage device that you want to copy or move the item(s) to.
    • Note After you've copied or moved the content from your console to a storage device, it's OK to repeat this step but instead select Delete to delete the content.

    • If you're deleting content: Click Yes to confirm the deletion.

Copy or move multiple items using the Transfer Content option

You can use the Transfer Content option to move multiple items between storage devices. Here's how.

Notes

  • The Xbox Dashboard is not available during content transfer.
  • If the content transfer is interrupted for any reason, the content remains on the source storage device, and you can restart the content transfer process at any time.
  • If you’ve purchased a new Xbox 360 console, you can use the Transfer Content option and the Xbox 360 Hard Drive Transfer Cable to move your Xbox 360 content to your new console. For more information, see How to use the Xbox 360 Transfer Cable.
  1. From Xbox Home, go to settings, and then select System.
  2. Select Storage.
  3. Highlight the storage device that contains the content you want to transfer, and then press Y for Device Options.
  4. Select Transfer Content.
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  1. Select the destination storage device.
  2. Select the type of content that you want to transfer, and then select Start to begin the transfer.
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    Space Available bar changes to red: If the destination storage device doesn't have enough space for the content you're trying to transfer, the Space Available bar will change to red, indicating that you need to reduce the amount of content that you're transferring. Here's how.

    1. Select the content that you're transferring.
    2. On your controller, do either of the following:
      • To remove all items: Press X.
      • To remove individual items:
        1. Press A to view individual items.
        2. Select the item or items, and press A again.
        3. Press B to return to the previous screen
        4. Select Start to begin the transfer again.

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