Change Xbox Live Settings
Promote child account to an adult account on Xbox – JordanTBH …
Xbox LIVE determines whether an account is a child account or an adult account based on the age of the account owner. Account owners who are younger
than 18 are given child accounts in the United States and the UK. The legal adult age varies by country and region. For example, the adult age in Korea is
20 but in the UK the adult age is 18.
Child accounts are tied to an adult’s Microsoft account. The adult account can control Family Settings and restrict some features of Xbox LIVE.
After you reach the age of adulthood (which varies by country and region), you can promote a child account to an adult account. This promotion removes
the Family Settings and Xbox LIVE restrictions.
Step by Step
Sign in to Xbox LIVE by using the account that you want to change.
Press the Xbox button on your controller.
Go to your Settings (far right), and then select Account Management.
Find the Your Information option
Select Promote child account.
Note: The age of an account owner is calculated by using the date of birth provided when the account was created. This date
cannot be changed. If you entered an incorrect date of birth when you created the account, your only option is to create a new account using the correct
date of birth. This option is available only if the date of birth for the account indicates that you have reached the age of adulthood (18 in the United
States). The legal adult age varies by country and region.
Follow the on-screen instructions to promote the account.
If you want to control the console itself – for example, to limit the amount of time the console can be used on a daily basis, or limit the content types that can be viewed on the console – please see Xbox 360 console parental controls. To learn about ESRB Ratings and safe gaming tips, please see
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Updated 18/01/14 @ 08:55 PM
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Fastest way to get there would be to sign in with your account at, then click your profile icon in the top right of the page. From the dropdown click the three dots and then Xbox Settings. That will take you to a page that has your Privacy & Online Safety Settings.
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Thanks for your feedback… in with your account at, then
click your profile icon in the top right of the page. That will take you to a page that has your Privacy & Online Safety Settings.
If you follow the steps I provided, it will specifically take you to the page you need.
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This means your account is a child account and you will need a parent or guardian to make the changes for you in a family account. The system uses the age you gave when you created the account. While you can change your age anytime after the fact. It won’t
be recognized as your new age. This is to prevent kids from changing their ages to bypass things.
Your parent or guardian will need their own account. The instructions for creating a family account are here
Once they made the family account then they have to do this
Go to website. Log in under your account.
Go to “privacy & online safety” page.
on the page you should see your profile and your child(s).
click on the child profile pic, it should be green now.
click the “Xbox One Online Safety” tab.
Allow everything but “buy and download”.
Click save at the bottom!
click the “Xbox 360 Online Safety” tab.
allow the first 2 “Accept Friend Requests” and “Online Gameplay”.
make sure you click save.
Only the parent account can make these changes for you.
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How to Change Privacy Settings For Children on Xbox One or …
If you have an Xbox and you set your kids up as children on the Microsoft Account, you may want to edit their security and privacy WAY:Click Click on your child’s icon / gamer tagClick PRIVACYChange the settings you want to changeClick XBOX ONE ONLINE SAFETYChange the settings you want to changeLONG WAY:How to Add a Child To Your Xbox or Windows 10 Account:Surf to Sign in as a parent (top right, near the SEARCH bar)Click on your own name and icon (top right where you signed in)Click MICROSOFT ACCOUNTClick ADD (top right)Enter their email address (or create a new one for them) and click SEND INVITEHow to Change A Child’s A Childs Privacy & Security Settings for Xbox or WindowsSurf to Sign in as a parent (top right, near the SEARCH bar)Click on your own name and icon (top right where you signed in)Click MICROSOFT ACCOUNTClick FAMILY (menu bar at the top)Click on any child’s icon or nameClick XBOX PRIVACY SETTINGSSign in when prompted (Microsoft just wants to make sure you are you and not you kid)Click on your child’s icon / gamer tagClick PRIVACYChange the settings you want to changeClick XBOX ONE ONLINE SAFETYChange the settings you want to changeBe sure to click SAVE (at the bottom of the page) note that every time you save the page reloads and select YOU, not the last person you were on, AND it changes to PRIVACY settings. This can be annoying if you are making a lot of changes.
Frequently Asked Questions about change xbox live settings
How do I change my Xbox Live settings online?
Manage settings on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox OnePress the Xbox button to open the guide.Select Profile & system > Settings > Account > Privacy & online safety > Xbox privacy.Select the Child, Teen, or Adult default settings, or customize your settings by selecting View details & customize.More items…
Can’t change Xbox Live privacy settings?
Solutions. You must be signed in to the Xbox service to make changes to your privacy and online safety settings. First, make sure that you’re signed in to the console. If you’re trying to change the settings for a child account or teen account, make sure that you’re signed in as the organizer of your Xbox family group.
How do I open my Xbox Live settings?
To access the system settings, press the Xbox button on your controller to open the guide, and then select Profile & system > Settings > System.