How to Appear Offline on Xbox [Easy Ways]

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Social interaction has always been a part of gaming. On the other hand, this can become the biggest argument. Sometimes, when you are interested in playing games but don’t want other people to join you or see that you are online. In this case, you must know how to appear offline on your Xbox One, Xbox Series X, or Series S.

There are three methods to appear offline on the Xbox:

  • Via Xbox Console
  • Va Xbox App
  • Via Privacy Settings

How to Appear Offline Via Xbox Console

1. Make sure that your Xbox console is paired with the controller.

2. Click on the Xbox button on your controller to go to the Quick Menu.

3. Next, scroll down to the sign-in tab and click your profile.

Appear Offline on Xbox - Profile

5. Select Appear Offline option.

6. Now, your profile will appear offline until you change it.

7. To change the status, click the Appear Online option from the same menu.

How to Appear Offline Via Xbox Mobile App

Make sure that your smartphone and console are connected to the same Xbox account.

1. Install the Xbox Mobile app on your smartphone from the Play Store or App Store.

2. Sign in with your Xbox account.

3. Tap the Profile icon.

4. Then, click the Appear Offline button.

How to Appear Offline on Xbox Via Privacy Settings

1. Go to the Xbox settings on your console.

2. Open the Account Option.

3. Select the Privacy & Online Safety option.

4. Then, select Xbox Privacy.

Account Privacy and Online Safety

5. Next, you will be taken to a pre-selected privacy choice for various types of players. The Adult defaults is the settings that make your status visible to everyone. The Child and Teen defaults limit the online status visibility to friends.

6. Click on View details & customize to alter your online status.

7. In the Other can see if you’re online tab, you can choose three options. Everybody, Friends, and Block. Choose Block to hide your online status. Choose Friends to show your online status only to your friends.

Account Online Status and History

You can also follow the above-mentioned methods to appear offline on any models of Xbox like Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox 365, and more,


1. How do I appear offline on Xbox one without offline?

You can customize the Online Status & history feature to appear offline all the time.

2. Can you see who views your Xbox profile?

No, you can’t see who all viewed your Xbox profile. Xbox won’t notify any user when their profile is viewed by someone.