Using the guide on Xbox One

The guide is the quickest way for you to:

  • Find out what your friends are up to, and keep track of your clubs.
  • Start and join parties.
  • Broadcast your game with Mixer.
  • See what's new in your activity feed, and check your progress on achievements.
  • Check your messages and notifications.
  • Review and change your settings.
  • Update your profile.

Open the guide by pressing the Xbox button  on your controller – or on Home, simply by moving left.

Here you’ll find the guide tabs, quick access to your most recently used features, and quick links to My games & apps, the Microsoft Store, and your personal alerts.

Using the Guide tabs

Use the eight tabs along the top to quickly access the top features of your console.

Sign in

Once you’ve signed in, you can:

Achievements

Multiplayer

People

Here you’ll find all things friends:

Home

This gives you quick access to your Home screen. Learn how to customize your home to keep all your favorite groups in one place.

Communication

Find your communications and start new ones here:

Broadcast & capture

This is your hub for broadcasting from or watching broadcasts on your console with Mixer. You can also:

System

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