Gamertag change

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?
 

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Last updated July 5, 2018 Views 5 Applies to:
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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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