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Use content limits on an Xbox One console when no one is signed in

You can limit what guest accounts can see and do on your Xbox One console when no one is signed in. These settings can be changed by any adult who is signed in on the console.

Set controls for games, apps, and movies guests can access when no one is signed in

Use the following steps to change the content limits for consoles that don't have signed-in users:

  1. Scroll left from Home to open the guide.
The Xbox One Guide on the left side of the Home screen
  1. Select Settings.
The Settings icon is select on the Xbox One Guide, and the Settings pane is displayed.
  1. Select All Settings.
The Xbox One Guide with the Settings icon selected and the Settings pane displayed
  1. Select System.
  2. Select Signed out console restrictions.
The 'Signed out console restrictions' category is highlighted on the System settings screen.
  1. Enter your Microsoft account password to confirm your identity.
The 'What's your password?' screen with an on-screen keyboard
  1. Change the settings as desired. Select Access to content, and then select the age you want to use.
  2. Press the B button  on your controller when you’re done.

If you want to learn how to allow a guest to override these settings, see Use an Xbox One console as a guest.

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