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How to remove your Microsoft account password from your Xbox 360 or Xbox One console

You can save your Microsoft account password on your Xbox 360 or Xbox One console. This lets you sign in more quickly on Xbox Live. However, you can remove the stored password at any time.

Note Saving your Microsoft account on your console is not the same as signing in to your Xbox Live profile. If you remove your Microsoft account password from your console, you’ll be prompted to enter it whenever you sign in to Xbox Live on your console.

For information about how to require your Microsoft account password to sign in to your profile, see Manage your sign-in preferences on your Xbox 360 console or Change your sign-in preferences on your Xbox One console.

Xbox 360 console

  1. Sign in using your Xbox Live gamertag.
  2. Go to settings and select Account.
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  1. Scroll right to Your Information and select Account Security.
  2. Select Password at Sign-In.
  3. Select the setting you want.

Xbox One console

  1. Sign in using your Xbox Live gamertag.
  2. Press the Menu button on the controller.
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  1. Select Settings.
    Note You can say “Xbox, go to settings” from any screen, but you’ll need a controller once you’re on the Settings screen.
  2. Select Sign-in, security & passkey.
  3. Select Change my sign-in & security preferences.
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  1. Scroll to the right and select Customize.
  2. Under Save your password, select Password saved, and then select Password not saved.

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