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What’s a gamertag?

It’s your online alter ego for Xbox. Your gamertag represents you when you’re playing games and sharing with other people in the Xbox community. We’ll create a gamertag for you the first time you sign in to Xbox. If you don’t like it, you can change it once for free.

  • To change your gamertag on your PC, open the Xbox app and select your gamerpic to open your profile. Then go to Customise > Change gamertag and follow the instructions.
  • To change it on your Xbox One, open Friends > My profile > Customise profile > Change gamertag and follow the instructions.

For more information on changing a gamertag, see How to change your Xbox Live gamertag on Xbox 360 or Xbox One.

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