How to Add Friends on Xbox (Windows 10, Android, & Xbox.com)

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Xbox ecosystem provides a good multiplayer gaming experience, including the ability to add friends and socialize with other gamers worldwide. Here’s how to add friends on Xbox (Windows 10, Android, Xbox website, and Xbox consoles themselves).

Xbox provides a gamertag. It works like your social media username, but for the Xbox ecosystem. You can create your own gamertag and share it with others to add friends and follow each other.

If you want to play Minecraft and other multiplayer games with others, make sure you know their gamertag. Once you get their gamertag, you can add them as friends on Xbox Live.

How to add friends on Xbox (Windows 10 & Android app)

Xbox has its Windows 10 and Android app. You can install them to chat and interact with other Xbox gamers anywhere on your PC and your smartphone.

Download Xbox on Microsoft Store

Download Xbox on Play Store

Open the Xbox app. Xbox app on Windows 10 should be similar to the Android version. Sign in to your Microsoft account. Open the Search tab.

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Type your friend’s gamertag on the search box.

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When you find their gamertag, tap their Xbox profile. You can see their offline/online status.

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Here, simply tap Add Friend to add them as your friend on Xbox.

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How to add friends on Xbox.com

If you get a problem adding friends on Xbox apps, you can try using Xbox.com. Simply open Xbox.com on your browser and sign in to your Microsoft account.

Click your profile picture. Then click Xbox Profile.

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Search for their gamertag on the search box below the Friends & clubs. Then click their profile that shows on the search result.

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Once their Xbox profile is opened, you can click Add friend to add their Xbox profile as a friend.

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Add friends on Xbox consoles (Xbox Series X/S & Xbox One)

Simply press the Xbox button.

Choose Find someone below People.

Type their gamertag to find their Xbox profile.

Choose Add friend to add them as your friend on Xbox.


Xbox provides an easy-to-use multiplayer gaming system, and it allows you to connect with other Xbox gamers to see their activity and play games together at any time.

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