In our previous article, we explained how to download the new Xbox app (beta) on your Windows 10 PC. For the past few weeks, we have been receiving a lot of questions about how to change the gamertag on the Xbox app Where how to change your gamertag on the Xbox app. Well, if you are one of those people and you don’t know how to change the gamertag on the Xbox app, then this article is for you.
What is the Gamertag?
Unlike gamerpic which represents a user’s profile picture on the Xbox app. Gamertag is an alias that appears with the gamerpic on the right. In simpler terms, Gamertag is your name on the Xbox app.
The purpose of having a gamertag on the Xbox app is to provide you with a way to have your own unique name or alias that represents you when you play games and share with others in the Xbox community.
Here is an official description of Gamertag.
“The gamertag is your identity on Xbox Live. This is how other users see you in games, send you invitations to friends and games, and send messages ”
How do I get or create a gamertag on the Xbox app?
Your first gamertag is created automatically the first time you sign in to the Xbox app. But in case you don’t like your gamertag, the Xbox app also lets you change your gamertag once for free. Note that the first change to your gamertag is free, but all other future gamertag changes will be chargeable (cost varies by region and currency.
How? ‘Or’ What to change the gamertag on the Xbox app for Windows 10 PC and mobile
If you want to change your gamertag on the Xbox app for Windows 10 PC or mobile, follow the simple steps below. The steps are similar whether you change your gamertag on the Xbox app for PC or mobile.
How to change the gamertag on the Xbox app, the easiest way
- Go to the link https://social.xbox.com/changegamertag on your PC or mobile and sign in with your Microsoft Email ID and the password also associated with your current gamertag.
- Now just enter your new gamertag in the next window and click on Check Availability.
- Finally, click on Change gamertag if available.