Whether you have multiple Xbox accounts or share your computer with someone else who has an Xbox account, knowing how to switch between these accounts on the Xbox app for Windows 11 is essential. In this guide, we will walk you through the steps needed to easily switch between Xbox accounts on your Windows 11 device.
Step 1: Open the Xbox app
First, you’ll need to open the Xbox app on your Windows 11 computer. You can do this by clicking on the Start button and typing “Xbox” in the search bar. Click on the Xbox app when it appears in the search results.
Step 2: Access the account menu
Once the Xbox app is open, locate your profile picture in the upper-right corner of the app. Click on your profile picture to access the account menu.
Step 3: Sign out of the current account
In the account menu, click on the Sign out option at the bottom of the menu. This will sign you out of your current Xbox account on the app.
Step 4: Sign in with a different account
Now that you are signed out of the current account, you can sign in with a different Xbox account. Click on your profile picture again in the upper-right corner of the app, which should now display a generic avatar icon. Select Sign in from the menu.
A new window will appear, prompting you to enter the email address or phone number associated with the Xbox account you want to sign in with. Enter the required information and click Next.
On the next screen, enter the password for the Xbox account and click Sign in. You may also be prompted to complete a security check, depending on your account settings.
Step 5: Verify the account switch
Once you have signed in with the new account, you should see the new account’s profile picture in the upper-right corner of the Xbox app. To verify that you have successfully switched accounts, you can click on the profile picture to view your new account’s gamertag and other profile details.
Switching back to the previous account
If you want to switch back to the previous Xbox account, simply repeat the steps above, signing out of the current account and signing in with the desired account’s email address and password.
Switching between Xbox accounts on the Xbox app for Windows 11 is a simple process that can be completed in just a few steps. By following this guide, you can easily sign in and out of different Xbox accounts as needed, allowing you to access your games, achievements, and other content for each account. Happy gaming!