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

how to game share Xbox Series S


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 S

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 S 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 account 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 S
how to game share Xbox Series S

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



Game Share Xbox Series S

  • 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 S 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 S Console. After it has been downloaded, the game will be available for anyone who logs into the Xbox Series S 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 S 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 S 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.





Did Xbox take away Gameshare?

Gameshare is active and Xbox owners are still sharing their library with their friends and more. You just have to setup your game share profile, configure it and download and install the game you want to share and you’re good to go.


Do you need Xbox Gold to Gameshare?

Xbox gamers without Xbox Gold do not need to worry about Gameshare because they don’t have an Xbox gold live. Not having it does not prevent you from Game sharing your library with your friends, you can do so without it perfectly. But you can always share your gold live with your friends if you see it necessary, want to play an online game with them? Well, you can share it and enjoy the gaming together



Can you play the same game on two Xboxes?

According to a statement from Xbox support, playing the same game on two (2) Xboxes is difficult to do. launching the same game on a different console and immediately launching another is against their rule, and the rule is to make it one game at a time. And if you want to play a new game while in the middle of another game, you simply have to quit the current game to make way for the new game. It’s that simple




Can you Gameshare with more than one person on Xbox Series S

Xbox permits have more accounts and this account can be shared with your fellow gamers or friends if you want to. But you must also understand that you can Gameshare only 5 times a year and no more.  You cannot share your library with more than one person at a, meaning if you’re already gameshare with a friend, you have to remove the user before you can add another person.

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Nana Yaw Jr
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