How to promote my account from Child to Adult if I don't own an Xbox ?

Hello :)

I can't find how to promote my account on GFWL

It seems I made this account LONG ago, I discovered it when trying to use my mail to register my SF4, and it didn't hit me that it would be locked in anyways so I didn't create a fresh one

I don't have access to an Xbox 360, so I can't "go to the dashboard" (since I play on PC) and promote it, the xbox website is asking the email and password of who's supposed to be in charge of the parental control, I believe its my brother's email, but as he lives far away it's not the easiest thing for me to access, and I was wondering if there was an alternative method that I missed (other than buying an xbox), or if you could please promote my account to an independent one ?


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Last updated July 5, 2018 Views 3 Applies to:

Hi there

as far as I know the only possibility is via a xbox console.

My advise is to see if a friend has a xbox 360 console that is connected to xbox live, you should be able to download your profile on the console the how to can be found here:

When downloaded you should be able to promote it like mentioned here:

And you can delete it from the console afterwards.


I know it's not a nice and easy way, but as far as I know, it´s the only way...

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