Unused Gamertag

Is there any way to get a unused gamertag? Because this account doesnt have any games played on it or a bio or gamerscore and i dont think the guy has even signed it into xbox live. I want the gamertag really bad and am wondering if theres a way of getting it?


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Last updated July 4, 2018 Views 2 Applies to:

Recently, MS has made an effort to clear up some of the truly unused gamertags out there, so that they will be available for others to use. This is a very long (and continuing) process, so you may have to wait some time before gamertags become freed up.

That being said, not all gamertags that appear to not be used are inactive. From what I understand from previous threads on this topic, gamertags/accounts are also associated with things like Zune accounts. So just because you don't see the name on XBL, doesn't mean it's not being used.

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