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How to Game Share on Xbox Series X – Step-by-Step Guide [2023]

how to game share Xbox Series X

How to Game Share on Xbox Series X. Game share is the technology that makes it possible for gamers to set their Xbox console as their home.


The purpose of this is to make your games available to anyone Series who logs in to your home Xbox to play any games on it and also make use of your Xbox live gold account to get access to any online games.



This also works for offline games too.

In this article, I will focus on how you can use the Xbox game share feature with your friends, family, or anyone you want to enjoy your Xbox. Now let’s pay attention to how you can game-share your Xbox with other users.




How to Set up Game Share on Xbox Series X

Here is how to go about it. The first step is really simple, you got to have your Xbox console connected to the internet.

  1. Sign in to your Xbox Series X Console that doesn’t have the game on it. Follow these steps to sign in;


  • Grab the Xbox controller and Press the “Xbox Button”


  • Move the cursor to the right upper corner to highlight “Profile & System”


  • Move the cursor to “Add or Switch” and select open. You should see a list of accounts already signed in and mostly this account has the games you intended on sharing.


  • Please select the account that has the games you want to Game Share to continue and if not then you can Add a new account.


  • Now that you have signed in to the account you want to share, Head to “Settings” again


  • Press the Xbox Button head to the upper right corner to select “Profile and System” again and select ‘’Settings”


  • Move the cursor to the cursor again and select “Personalization” to open


  • In the “Personalization” menu, move the cursor down the button and select “My Home Xbox


  • In “My Home Xbox” menu, you will be asked to provide your “Passkey” please provide it to continue


  • After You will be shown details about “My Home Xbox” read through and then select “Make this My Home Xbox


  • You will be prompted again, please select “Make This My Home Xbox” to confirm to complete the process.




how to game share Xbox Series X
how to game share Xbox Series X

How to share game pass on Xbox Series X

Now that we have learned how to set up a game share on the Xbox Series X, the next step is to download the games you want to share.  Here is how to do that;



Game Share Xbox Series X

  • On the controller, press the Xbox button  again and move the cursor down to “My games & Apps” and select to open


  • Head to “See All” and select open


  • In the See All Menu, scroll down to “Full Library” and head to “All Owned Games


  • Here you will see all your downloaded games on the Xbox Series X console


  • Move the cursor to any of the games you want to share and select it


  • Go to install all, and at that moment the game will be downloaded on the Xbox Series X Console. After it has been downloaded, the game will be available for anyone who logs into the Xbox Series X Console.


  • The Final step is to check your Library to see if the just downloaded game is available in the library without a download icon on the button right. This indicates that the game is ready to share.




How to Add new Account to Xbox Series X Console

  • To add a new account, Move the cursor to “Add new


  • Enter your Microsoft Hotmail email address and select “enter” to proceed


  • Enter your password and also select “enter” to continue


  • Microsoft service agreement and Privacy Statement will be displayed, review and Accept to continue


  • Here there will be a list of steps to set up your Sign-in, security & PIN, follow the steps to complete your profile.



How to Remove Account from Xbox Series X Console

  • On the Xbox controller, press the Xbox button 


  • Move the cursor to “Profile & Select” then to “Settings” and select to open


  • Now head to “Account” then to “Remove Accounts” and select to open


  • Here you have to choose the profile you want to remove or delete, then finally select “Remove” to confirm.




How do you share games from Xbox series X to Series S?

To game share from Xbox series X to Series S or vice versa you will have to first login to your Microsoft Xbox account, press the Xbox button, and head to profile and system, settings, general personalization, and then finally My Home Xbox.

The next option is to make My Home Xbox by selecting the option to confirm. This allows you to game share from the Xbox Series X to the Series S. Follow the same procedure to set up game share from Series S to Series X





How do you turn on game share on Xbox Series X?

To turn on game share on the Xbox series x you first need to have a Microsoft Xbox account login into your Xbox console. Follow the detailed steps in this post to set up your game share.


Can game sharing get you banned?

Just like any other gaming company or any tech company, there are rules that governs these game consoles and every gamer is expected to go by those terms and conditions. Not following them can get you banned and same applies to game share on Xbox consoles, follow the terms and conditions and you will be okay.



Where is the Xbox share button?

The share button is found between the View button and the Menu button. Xbox particularly included this button to help gamers to record gaming videos, screenshot important screens and also share these videos and images captured with their other gamers. Xbox Series X and the Series S wireless controller come with this button.


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Nana Yaw Jr
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