Change your Xbox One profile

This page describes how you can make changes to your Xbox One profile, including your gamerpic, gamertag and the colour of your dashboard.

These changes will follow you when you sign in to other Xbox One consoles. Changes to your gamertag and gamerpic will also follow you across all Xbox platforms, including Xbox 360, your Xbox phone app and Windows 8.

Change your gamerpic on Xbox One

Your gamerpic is the image that’s displayed in your profile for friends and other gamers to see. You can select an available gamerpic, or use your avatar to create a custom gamerpic. Here's how:

  1. Press the Xbox button to return to Home.
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  1. On the Home screen, select your profile.
  2. Select My profile.
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  1. Select Set gamerpic.
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  1. Select an available gamerpic, or create one by using your avatar.

Change your gamertag on Xbox One

Your gamertag is your profile name. It’s how you’re known on Xbox Live. Your gamertag is displayed to other players in online games, and it’s how friends get in touch with you on Xbox Live.

If you want to change your current gamertag, here’s how:

Note The first time that you change your gamertag, there’s no charge. For subsequent changes, there will be a small charge.

  1. Press the Xbox button to return to Home.
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  1. On the Home screen, select your profile.
  2. Select My profile.
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  1. Select Set gamertag.
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  1. Select an available gamertag, or select Make my own to create your own gamertag.
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  1. When you’re finished, click Sounds good.
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  1. When you see your gamertag, you can select Close.
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Change the colour of your Xbox One Dashboard

You can also change the colour of your dashboard to customise it in your favourite colour. Here's how:

  1. Press the Xbox button to return to Home.
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  1. On the Home screen, select your profile.
  2. Select My profile.
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  1. Select Choose a colour and select from the available colours shown.
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