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Require a passkey for purchases on your Xbox One console

To control any purchases made on your account, you can require a passkey before a purchase can be completed. This is especially helpful to parents who want to approve the purchases their kids want to make.

Learn more about the benefits of creating a passkey.

How to require a passkey for purchases

  1. Press the Xbox button to open the guide.
  2. Select System > Settings > Account.
  3. Select Sign-in, security & passkey.
  4. Select Change my sign-in & security preferences.
  5. Scroll right and select Customize.
  6. Scroll right and select Ask for my passkey to make purchases.

A passkey is now required to make purchases on your account. To turn this feature off, repeat these steps and select Passkey not required.

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