We're excited to announce that we've fully migrated the Xbox Forums to their new home, here on the Microsoft Community forums!
As of today, going to forums.xbox.com will redirect you here to the Xbox area of the Community forums. We've moved all of your existing threads over so you can continue and start conversations with the new forums experience.
We sincerely appreciate the feedback you have provided over this transition and can't wait for you to check out the new Xbox Forums!
I would like to change my gamertag, however the ones I have in mind are taken by original Xbox accounts. Is there any way that a tag could be freed up if it has never been signed into since 2002? Also, I remember reading that Microsoft has begun freeing
up gamertags linked to original Xbox accounts, is this still going on and if so is there any way to know which tags are newly available?
Hello eVoLvE! You did read correct, in that we are freeing up old and dormant Gamertags; however, there is no time frame associated with this project, so we cannot provide an ETA for certain tags, and we cannot take requests. We suggest checking back often
to see if the tag you want has been freed up; otherwise, you may consider an alternate spelling. :)
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