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SoulOne

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Is there a section for sharing here any where?
 

JROC4653

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So here is a somewhat different share question. I have 2 xbox one's( 1. in office 2. theatre room) that currently use 1 xbox live account all games are digital. My question is can I share my games with a friend? or is the single share all ready used by my other xbox one? If i can't share both ways(i get his games/he gets mine) how about just me sharing my games? i don't want to mess up my other console. thanks in advance
 

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So here is a somewhat different share question. I have 2 xbox one's( 1. in office 2. theatre room) that currently use 1 xbox live account all games are digital. My question is can I share my games with a friend? or is the single share all ready used by my other xbox one? If i can't share both ways(i get his games/he gets mine) how about just me sharing my games? i don't want to mess up my other console. thanks in advance
If you are only playing the games on your account on the other console then you are good to share with your friend. You can have your items downloaded and not have the console set as home if the profile is being played on. ex. I have 2 xbox ones(a,b) I have GTA V digital and want to play. Console A is where my account home is set to. Console B is not set as home. Both consoles have GTA downloaded from my profile. I'm able to play GTA on both consoles through my account, console B cannot have other profiles play my GTA.
 

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If you are only playing the games on your account on the other console then you are good to share with your friend. You can have your items downloaded and not have the console set as home if the profile is being played on. ex. I have 2 xbox ones(a,b) I have GTA V digital and want to play. Console A is where my account home is set to. Console B is not set as home. Both consoles have GTA downloaded from my profile. I'm able to play GTA on both consoles through my account, console B cannot have other profiles play my GTA.
Thanks for the quick reply. So if I understand correctly there is noway to share to console "c" (friends console) both way (his games and my games) lol I want to just try it but with only 3 chances i don't want to mess it up
 

Thr0wupthex7

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So I heard that if you blocked someone you were game sharing with on Xbox live they would lose the game share rights as well is that true?
 

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So I heard that if you blocked someone you were game sharing with on Xbox live they would lose the game share rights as well is that true?
not that I know of due to the fact that you would be blocking the account of the person instead of the console.
 

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If my Xbox is set to home for me, and Bob (who has his own console) has my xbox set to home (so I can play his games), can Mike (who has his own xbox and games) set my console as his home xbox, so that I may play both Mike's games, as well as Bob's games?
 

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If my Xbox is set to home for me, and Bob (who has his own console) has my xbox set to home (so I can play his games), can Mike (who has his own xbox and games) set my console as his home xbox, so that I may play both Mike's games, as well as Bob's games?
Your account can only have one home set at a time. You play on your profile so you have access to the games. Bob sets your profile home on his console and he has access to your games but when mike does it bob looses access.
 

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I want to game share with my son so he sets my account as home on his xbox. I have resident evil 7 digital copy reserved does that just go to his xbox since it's set to home or do we both get the game?
 

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I want to game share with my son so he sets my account as home on his xbox. I have resident evil 7 digital copy reserved does that just go to his xbox since it's set to home or do we both get the game?
you play on your account so that grants you access. your account home on his console gives him access.
 

vlspider

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I have my xbox set as home for both me and a friend. Could another gamertag have my xbox set as home? If so, would I be granted access to his games? Would my friend who also has my xbox set as home have access?
 

vlspider

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Another question:
If I set my friends xbox as home on my account, can he play games that I downloaded for free through the vault (ea access)?
 

nagalazila

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my friend is trying to game share with my xbox he has done all the steps but he says that i have to be logged in on my account at home in order to play my games how do i fix this
 

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my friend is trying to game share with my xbox he has done all the steps but he says that i have to be logged in on my account at home in order to play my games how do i fix this
So your friend is trying to play your games? He needs to sign into your account on his Xbox, then go and set it as his Home.

Since it's requiring your account to be logged in, he must not have set it as his Home.
 

Kevsby69

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Hi my brother has got my account set as home on his xbox, now a friend wants mine also if my friend sets my account as his home will my brother lose the use of playing my games?
 
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