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Xbox Live: Features

Cancel Xbox Live auto payment
Stop your Xbox Live auto payment.
Xbox Live chat on the Xbox 360 console
Xbox Live chat lets you communicate with your friends and other gamers through Xbox 360. Learn how to enable chat and what accessories you need.
Xbox Live messaging on Xbox 360
Xbox Live messaging lets you communicate with your friends and other gamers through your Xbox 360 console. Learn how to send text messages from your console or your computer.
Xbox Live parties on Xbox 360
Learn how to use Xbox Live chat on your Xbox 360 console to host parties while watching films or playing games.
Troubleshoot problems with Xbox Live chat on Xbox 360
Learn what to do if you can’t hear someone when using Xbox Live in-game or party chat on Xbox 360.
Troubleshoot Xbox Live parties on Xbox 360
Can’t join an Xbox Live party or hear someone in a party on your Xbox 360 console? Try the solutions on this page.
Find friends and connect on Xbox Live
Learn how to find and connect with your friends on Xbox Live. Find out how to send a friend request, start a party, remove a friend, and more on your Xbox 360 console.
Xbox Live Rewards
Join Xbox Live Rewards to earn rewards for things you already do, such as purchasing from Xbox Live stores, taking a survey, or watching Netflix.
Xbox Live social scene
Learn how to connect with family, friends, and other gamers on your Xbox console.
Wear or use an avatar item that you have purchased
Find out how to wear or use an item you have purchased and what to do if you can’t see or use an avatar item.
The My Pins feature of the Xbox 360 Dashboard
Learn how to pin your favorite games, apps and content to the My Pins list on the Xbox 360 Dashboard.
Error: "Message Can Not Be Sent"
Find out why you get the error "Message Can Not Be Sent" when you try to send a message from an app.
Using the Recent tile on Xbox 360 Home
Use the Recent tile to access your recently used games, apps, and other content quickly from the Xbox 360 Dashboard.
Use Bing search to find content on Xbox Live and Xbox 360
Find all the great movies, apps, music, and other content that’s available to you on Xbox 360 by using Bing search. Learn how you can use your controller, a chatpad, or even Kinect voice commands to search with Bing.
Set Xbox Live Beacons on your Xbox 360
Use Xbox Live Beacons on your Xbox 360 console to tell your friends what game you’re playing, or which games you want to play on Xbox Live.

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