Change your sign-in preferences on your Xbox One console
If you want to change your sign-in preferences, such as requiring your password when you sign in, follow these steps.
If you have child accounts in your family, your sign-in preferences give you control over your kids’ access to content and ability to buy from the Microsoft Store.
- Press the Xbox button to open the guide.
- Select System > Settings.
- Under Account, select Sign-in, security & passkey.
- Select Change my sign-in & security preferences.
- Choose one of the following options:
- Make it fast, make it magic: Automatic sign-in with no password or passkey required.
- No barriers: No password or passkey required to sign in, change settings, or make purchases.
- Check that it's me: A passkey is required to sign in.
- Ask for my passkey: A passkey is required to sign in, change settings, or make purchases.
- Lock it down: Your Microsoft account password is required for almost everything.
- Customize: Select this option to customize which actions require a password or passkey.
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