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Switch profiles on Xbox One or Xbox 360

Note This page helps you sign in and out of your consoles with your existing gamertag. If you want to change your gamertag, see How to change your Xbox gamertag.

If you have more than one Xbox profile, you can switch between profiles by following a few simple steps. If you can't remember the account information you need to sign in to your Xbox profile, see the Lost Account Solution to find the email address you use for your Xbox profile, and the Lost Password Solution to recover and reset your account password.

Switch your profile on Xbox One

If you have more than one profile saved to your Xbox One console, you can switch between profiles from the Home screen:

  1. Scroll left on the Home screen to open the guide.
  2. Select the profile that you want to switch to.
  3. Select Sign in.
The sign-in panel, which contains a list of account names and gamerpics, is displayed on the side of the Xbox Home screen.
  1. If necessary, enter the password to sign in to the Microsoft account for the new profile.

Switch your profile on Xbox 360

  1. On your Xbox 360 console, go to social, and then select Sign In or Out.
On the main Xbox 'social' screen, the 'Sign In or Out' tile is highlighted.
  1. Select your profile to sign in.
  2. Select Continue, and then sign in to the Microsoft account for the new profile.

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