How to Join an Xbox Party on PC (or Start & Leave a Party)

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Xbox Live provides a way to connect and interact with other Xbox Live users while playing games. You can start, join, or leave an Xbox party anywhere, including on PC. Here’s how to join an Xbox party on PC (and start or leave one).

Xbox Live party is a way to talk with your gamer friends while playing Xbox games in real-time. It’s like a group call, but you’re doing it while playing multiplayer games together.

You can start, join, or leave an Xbox party anytime and anywhere. Windows 10 provides the Xbox Game Bar, a feature to easily access Xbox Live on your PC by pressing a keyboard shortcut.

Get the Xbox Game Bar for your Windows 10 PC

Make sure you have the Xbox Game Bar installed on your Windows 10 PC. You open it by pressing the Windows logo and G at the same time.

If it doesn’t open, you can check whether you have the Xbox Game Bar by searching it through the Start menu. If you don’t have it, you can download it through this Microsoft Store page.

how to join an xbox party on pc

If you have opened the Xbox Game Bar, simply click the Xbox Social tab beside the clock. You may need to sign in to your Xbox account to use this feature.

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Once you’re signed in, you can start, join, or leave a party.

How to start an Xbox party on PC

Now that you’ve signed in, open the Xbox Social widget to show your list of friends. Search for or add friends to chat with to open the Xbox Chat.

You can now invite others to the chat for a party. On the Xbox Social widget, right-click the friend you want to invite, and select Invite to Party.

They’d get the invitation for them to join your Xbox party.

How to join an Xbox party on PC

Joining an Xbox party on Windows 10 PC is simple. All you have to do is by opening the Xbox Social widget and find friends with the party you want to join, right-click and select Join Party.

How to leave a party

You can also leave a party if you want. To do this, simply open the Xbox Chat of the party, and select the Leave party button that is located near the Close button.


Xbox Live provides an easy way to maximize the multiplayer gaming experience. You can talk in real-time with others while playing games using the Xbox party feature.

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