Is recovering Your Gaming Tag Bad to do?

is this bad to do for your gamertag or something ha? why does everyone recommend using a USB to transfer your gamertag rather than just recover it?

 

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Last updated July 5, 2018 Views 3 Applies to:

It's not necessarily bad, but it's not recommended if you're moving your gamertag a lot. Over time it's possible it can corrupt your profile and you won't be able to use it. Saving it to a flash drive is also faster and easier.

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how come over time is can corrupt it? what can cause that? doesn't MS recommend doing that?

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