This page shows you how to get the Xbox Insider Hub app and use it to participate in Xbox Insider Program previews. You’ll also find answers to frequently asked questions about the Xbox Insider Hub.
The Xbox Insider Hub app is an update to the Xbox Preview Dashboard app. If your console is in Instant-on mode and you have automatic updates enabled, the updated app will download automatically overnight.
If your console is in Energy-saving mode, or you have automatic updates disabled:
For easy access, pin the Xbox Insider Hub to launch it from Pins on the Home tab of the dashboard.
Note If this is your first time launching the Xbox Insider Hub, you’ll need to accept the Terms and Conditions of participating in the Xbox Insider Program.
To learn more about uninstalling apps and games, go to Uninstall Xbox One games or apps to free hard drive space.
A preview can include games, apps, experiences, and the Xbox One Update Preview. To sign up:
When you participate in a preview, you’ll find that the Preview Details page in the Xbox Insider Hub is the best source for info. Participating in a preview might seem self-explanatory, but to get started, it's a good idea to check out Announcements for the latest news, and then head over to Quests.
The Preview Details page includes the following tabs:
In addition to the tabs, you can use Quick Polls—short, multiple-choice ballots that let you send fast feedback. Find quick polls on the main page of the Xbox Insider Hub.
Earning XP helps you level up, unlock new Xbox Insider levels, and rocket up the leaderboards. By completing quests, surveys, quick polls, and other Xbox Insider Program activities, you earn XP.
High-level Xbox Insiders often get earlier access to new previews and content.
Your Xbox Insider XP is the total of all XP you've earned, which affects your Xbox Insider level and ranking on the leaderboards. Your Xbox Insider XP displays on the Friends and Global Xbox Insider leaderboards.
Your Xbox Insider level determines your rank in the Xbox Insider Program. Earn more XP to increase your Xbox Insider level and your rank. Your Xbox Insider level is displayed in your Xbox Insider profile on the Xbox Insider Hub landing page.
To view your ranking on the Friends or Global Xbox Insider leaderboards:
My friend is eligible for a preview but I’m not. Why is that?
Not all previews will be available to all Xbox Insiders. Participants can be eligible for previews based on certain criteria including their interests, tenure as an Xbox Insider, Xbox Insider XP, previous participation in Insider previews, and other factors.
I’m not eligible for any previews. Is that normal?
Not all Xbox Insiders will be eligible for previews upon downloading the Xbox Insider Hub. However, you can increase your chances of being selected for future previews by completing the quests, surveys, quick polls, and reporting issues you find by using Report a problem.
My Xbox Insider XP or Xbox Insider level is incorrect. What can I do?
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