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Change Xbox One content restrictions for guest accounts

Set controls for the games, apps and movies guests can access

When guests want to play games or watch movies on your Xbox One, and they don’t have an existing Xbox Live account, you can sign them in with a guest account. The sign-in process includes setting content restrictions for each guest account. Content restrictions allow you to control what games, apps and movies your guests can access on your console when no family members are signed in.

  1. Sign in to your account.
  2. On your controller, press the Menu button.
  3. Select Settings.
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  1. Scroll to the right, select Guest settings, and then enter your guest key.
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  1. Content restrictions set parameters on which movies, music, apps and games your child will have access to. Select Access to content to see the settings in place for your guests.
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  1. Select Access to content and apps. This will open a drop-down that allows you to see the details about and select the level of restriction that’s appropriate for your guests.
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  1. Scroll to the level of restriction that you want to set for your guests. If you don’t want to restrict content, choose Unrestricted.
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  1. By default, the content settings that you choose are applied to searches and to the Xbox Stores. You can remove this restriction by clearing the Hide listings in search, stores & apps box.
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  1. Press B on your controller to go back to Settings, or press the Xbox button to go to your Home screen.

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