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Pin your favorite things

Pins give you quick access to your favorite games and apps. You can pin things from My games & apps or from your recently used items on Home or in the guide.

Add, remove, and reposition pins

To add a pin:

  1. Highlight the item and press the Menu button  on your controller.
  2. Select Add to pins.

To remove a pin:

  1. Highlight the item and press Menu button  on your controller.
  2. Select Unpin.

To reposition a pin:

  1. Highlight a pin and press the Y button  on your controller.
  2. Move the pin where you want, then press the A button  to drop it.

Move all pins

To move your whole list of pins up or down the Home screen:

  1. Highlight the Pins tile, then press the Y button  on your controller.
  2. Use the left stick on your controller to move it up or down.
  3. Press the A button  to confirm or the B button  to cancel.

Delete all pins from Home

Pins appear on Home by default, but you can delete them if you like.

To delete all pins from Home:

  1. Highlight the Pins tile and press the Y button  on your controller.
  2. Press the X button .

If you ever want to add them to the Home screen, just press the Xbox button  to open the guide, select the pins icon, then select Add pins to home.

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