Moving my Gamertag from my dad's WLID to mine


I am trying to move my Gamertag (Henry111000) to my current WLID.  I think we may have done it the wrong way round in that we set up a new gamertag on my WLID (HenryUnitedFC).

I don't mind keeping the 2nd gamer tag (HenryUnitedFC) but when I try and log in on my xbox with this it  won't allow me.  I have set up a new profile on my xbox as HenryUnitedFC but it won't allow me to sign in, stating the WLID I am trying to sign into is associcated with another gamertag.

I have read all the instructions and find this very complicated and surely it should be very simple.

I can log into Henry111000 but this is on my Dad's email.

Any help appreciated.


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Last updated July 5, 2018 Views 2 Applies to:

OK, so I just want to clarify what you are looking for here. You have two GT/WLIDs (GT1 with WLID1 and GT2 with WLID2) and you want GT1 to have WLID2, correct?

If that is the case, you need to create a "dummy" WLID and change GT2 to that. This will free up WLID2, and you should be able to change the WLID on GT1 to this. For steps on managing your WLID, check our guide (

Let me know if you need any further assistance!

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