The Xbox app is available on a wide range of devices such as Windows, Android, and iOS.

It has many features, such as the ability to use it as a remote control, second screen functionality, and several community features.

If your device is powered by Windows 10, the app also acts as a game launcher for titles you have purchased from Steam or the Microsoft Store while allowing users to record their gameplay footage.

The Xbox app also features a search bar like all other Windows apps that helps gamers search for their favorite titles and friends.

But some recent user reports suggest that the Xbox app search bar shows random results instead of the search term.

In case you’re wondering if the search bar results are platform-limited, we hate to tell you, that’s not the case. It looks like the Xbox search bar algorithm is bad on all platforms, and it rarely shows the expected results.

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@DeadByBHVR why can’t I add my Xbox friend?? It just says refine my search but it doesn’t work?? They can’t find me either??
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@XboxSupport when you search Microsoft Store on Xbox why doesn’t it show just what you searched for
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Sometimes the search bar results are really frustrating if you try to connect with someone on the Xbox app.

Some users also say that it is difficult to find purchased games and therefore they cannot search for the additional content for this title.

Microsoft has yet to acknowledge the problem, let alone work on a fix. But we expect the tech giant to tweak the Xbox app’s search bar so it can actually deliver useful results.

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To be fair, the Xbox search bar results are worse than you’d expect on Bing. Nevertheless, we expect it to improve over time.

Do you get funny search results when you use the Xbox app’s search function? If so, share with us in the comments below!

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