Can't add a gamertag , nor can i change the gamertag to that name

So I am trying to change my name to a gamer tag that I like, and when I try to add this gamertag on xboxlive it says "The gamertag you entered does not exist on Xbox LIVE"  But when I try and change my gamertag it tells me "This gamertag is not available etc"  But now I just tried it AGAIN, and it said it WAS available, and then gave me and error message telling me to please try again later...  Uh, help?  This gamertag is NOT in use on xbox live, i'm really confused T_T

 

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Last updated July 5, 2018 Views 1 Applies to:

The gamertag does not exist on xbox live.  This does not mean that it may not be in use either for Zune or internally by Microsoft.

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[quote]I can't change my Gamertag (GT).
Just because you can't friend request a GT doesn't mean it is available. First of all, all GT are tied to services like Zune or Games for Windows LIVE. If a GT doesn't exist on Xbox, it might be in use on one of those services. Also, spaces and capitalization are not considered when looking for available GTs. For example, "Major Nelson" is the same as "MajorNelson" is the same as "MaJoR nElSoN". Basically if the service says the GT isn't available, it isn't available.

I heard old GTs are being re-added. When will "This GT" be available?
There is no schedule or estimated dates for when certain GTs will become available again. GTs are not an on-demand service. They will be available when they are available. 

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