Delete account or profile xbl for windows

Hello everyone,

i've bought GTA 4 on Steam and had to create an xbl account to play multiplayer. I inadvertently created 2 xbl accounts. I'd like to delete one of them.

How can i delete this account or profile on windows?


Thank you


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banzai

 

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Last updated July 4, 2018 Views 432 Applies to:

Hey,

-You can chose which profile you want to be sign-in with on the Xbox App, to do this on the Xbox App, please go to Settings>General>Sign out

Please then enter the correct Microsoft Account information for the Xbox Profile you want to use with the Xbox App. The account will then be added.

-Unfortunately, once you added an Xbox Profile to a Microsoft Account, it cant be deleted/unlinked unless transferred to another free Microsoft Account. This will require an Xbox 360. For more information please visit: support.xbox.com/.../manage-your-microsoft-account-faq

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Hey there HydrePenny91647!

So you cant exactly delete an Xbox Account, you can close it or merge it with another account, heres some instruction on how to do this, sorry for the massive post by the way, these are Microsofts official instructions:

Close the account, or see here:

What you need to know about closing your Microsoft account

We’re sorry to see you go, and we want to make sure that you have everything you need to know before you close your Microsoft account.

  • You’ll have 60 days after you close your account to change your mind. Microsoft permanently removes the account after 60 days, and you lose access to all services that require your Microsoft account email address and password for sign-in. This includes any content, games, applications or OneDrive content that require you to be signed in to Xbox Live to access.
  • Closing your Microsoft account does not cancel any of the subscriptions you have associated with it.
  • If you close your Microsoft account, you won’t be able to sign in on your Xbox console, even if you previously saved your email address and password to the console.
  • By closing your Microsoft account, you’ll no longer be able to manage your child’s parental controls. 
    You can choose to:

Note Family accounts apply only to the Xbox One console or to families you’ve set up to manage your child’s Internet experience at familysafety.microsoft.com.

Before you close your account
  1. Cancel all open subscriptions. If you don’t, we’ll continue billing for them.

    To cancel your Xbox Live and Xbox Music subscriptions, follow these steps:

    1. Sign in at the top of any xbox.com page.
    2. Under your account name at the top of any xbox.com page, click or tap My Account.
    3. Select Subscriptions.
    4. If prompted, provide your password.
    5. Click Cancel automatic payment.
    6. Click Continue.
    7. Complete the short survey.
    8. Click Return to your account
      Note All purchases are final and non-refundable, as outlined in the Xbox Live Terms of Use. When you cancel automatic payments, whatever time is still available in your subscription will run down the clock until day 60. The subscription terminates on day 61. 
  2. Most, but not all of your other subscriptions can be removed at commerce.microsoft.com. If you don’t see that option for the services you use, contact that service directly. 
  3. Use up your account balances. Any balances you have from a Microsoft or Xbox gift card may be lost when you close your account. Check your balance.
How to close your account

Once you’ve taken care of your subscriptions and balances, follow these steps.

  1. Go to accounts.live.com and sign in to your Microsoft account. Use the email address and password associated with the account to do this.
  1. Click or tap Security and privacy. You may need to verify that you’re the account holder by receiving and entering a security code.
  2. Choose Manage advanced security.
  1. Scroll to the bottom of the page to Close your account.
  2. Review the recommended actions to take before closing your account. Select Next.
  3. Select the checkboxes to acknowledge that you have read each item.
  4. Click Mark account for closure. This confirms you understand that you will lose access to all sites, services, and data associated with your Microsoft account in 60 days.
Changed your mind about closing your Microsoft account?

If you change your mind within 60 days, all you have to do is go back to account.live.com and sign in with your email address and password. You’ll be asked to receive and enter a security code so that we know we’re opening the account for you and only you.

Note the following:

  • Any time still remaining on your subscription will be available to you, but you won’t be able to get back the time that passed while your account was closed.
  • If you turned off auto renewal on your Xbox Live or Xbox Music subscription, you’ll need to turn it back on.
  • If you cancelled any subscriptions outright, or if your subscription time has run out, you’ll need to re-purchase the subscription.
  • Your Xbox profile, along with all games, music, and video associated with it will be available to you the next time you sign in to your console.

Note After 60 days, your Microsoft account will be permanently deleted, and you will not be able to re-open your account.

Merge your Xbox account, or see here (REQUIRES XBOX 360):

Conditions that must be met before you can move your Xbox Live profile

Current Microsoft account:

  • The current Microsoft account can have an Xbox Live or Xbox Music subscription associated with it, but no other subscription (such as Office 365). Sign in at commerce.microsoft.com to see if this is the case.
  • The current Microsoft account has only one billing account associated with it. If you have ever made purchases in more than one country, have subscriptions such as Office 365 or have bought an app through the Windows Store, you may have more than one billing account. Go tocommerce.microsoft.com to find out.
  • Funds remaining on the current Microsoft account will not move with your gamertag. You can spend the funds and take the related content with you or you can choose to abandon the funds if the balance is less than $50.00 (or the equivalent in local currency).
  • The gamertag has not been moved within the last 30 days. If you try to move a gamertag before 30 days have passed since the last time you moved it, you’ll get the error “Sorry, we can't change your Microsoft account right now.”
  • The gamertag was not created or changed within the last 30 days. If you try to move a gamertag before 30 days have passed since you created or changed it, you’ll get the error “Sorry, we can't change your Microsoft account right now”.

Target Microsoft account:

  • The target account cannot have any of the following associated with it:
  • An Xbox Live profile
  • A gamertag
  • A billing account
  • An Office 365 subscription
  • OneDrive paid storage
  • Any past purchases from the Windows Store
  • Any other non-Xbox subscription
Create a new Microsoft account (if needed)

If you don’t already have the Microsoft account that you want to transfer your gamertag to, go toaccount.live.com and click Sign up now. (If you are signed in to a Microsoft account, you’ll have to sign out first.) Follow the instructions to create a new account.

Move your Xbox profile to another Microsoft account on Xbox 360

If both the current and target Microsoft accounts meet the conditions outlined above, here’s how to move your Xbox profile and gamertag:

  1. Sign in to your profile on your Xbox 360 console.
  2. Go to Settings and select Account.
  3. Scroll right to Your Information and select Account Security.
  4. Select Change Microsoft account, and then select Yes.
  5. Enter the password for the Microsoft account that's currently associated with your gamertag, and then select Sign in.
  6. Enter the email address and the password for the new Microsoft account that you want to associate with your gamertag, and then select Sign in.
  7. Select Yes, change to continue.
  8. Select Update Contact Information to update your contact information or Done to finish.
Resolve error 8014013, "The Microsoft account you're switching to is already linked to another Xbox account"

If you get error code 8014013 when you try to move your gamertag to another Microsoft account, the target account already has an Xbox profile and gamertag associated with it. To learn how to remove that Microsoft account, see Error 80154013: “This Microsoft account already has an Xbox membership.”

Note Resolving this issue will require you to use a different Microsoft account than your current Microsoft account, which may require creating a new Microsoft account.

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go to ur settings and remove accounts snd then delete it






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