How to Get Verified on Xbox [Everything you need to know]

The Xbox is a popular gaming console from Microsoft. There are tons of games available to play and even a game subscription service called Xbox Game Pass. With that being said, many people are using the Xbox services, which also increases the chances of people creating fake profiles to stalk around, which is a waste of time. The only way to identify if the account is real or not, is the verification badge on profile. If you want to know how to get verified on Xbox then, today’s guide is all about verification on Xbox.

Having a verified badge on Xbox shows that an account holder is a real person and not some bot or a troll account, for that matter, not even a scam account. Mostly you might have seen accounts of people from various game studios and game developers have the verified badge next to their name. So, it might seem easy to get a verified badge, right? Well, read on to find out how to add a verified badge on Xbox

Can I get verified on Xbox?

The main question here is, can you display a verified badge on your account in Xbox? The answer is no, you can’t. Only developer and game tester accounts are usually the accounts that Microsoft verifies, due to various reasons such as an account might impersonate a real-life game developer or a game tester and it can quite a headache to remove stuff sometimes. So, Microsoft generally does not allow the general public and even celebrities for that matter to get a verified account on Xbox.

So, the real question now is, well if I can’t get the verified badge, how does this player that I know who is not a game tester nor a game developer have a green tick mark verified badge next to his name? Well, there is only one single way for you to get the verified badge next to your name. Read along to find out.

How to Add Verified Badge on Xbox

Well, you can always add a tick mark next to your name and make it look like a verified account all the way, yes it does make it look like you are a fake verified person, but hey if it works it works.

  1. Head over to the Xbox website and sign in.
  2. Click on your profile picture and then select Microsoft Account.
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  3. You will be taken to the page where you will see details of your account such as date of birth, region, devices attached to the Microsoft Account, etc.
  4. Click on the Your Info tab that is at the top.
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  5. Now, click on the Edit Name option.
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  6. Enter your full name in the first name option and then copy the tick mark character in the last name box.
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  7. Fill up the captcha correctly and then click on Save or OK.
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And that is it, you now have the verified badge next to your name. Note that you can also do this on your Xbox right away when you download Microsoft Edge and follow the steps mentioned above. This could be done previously on the Xbox mobile app but is now no longer an option.


So, there you have it, the verified badge added up to your name in Xbox. However, do note that you can use it as you wish and if it is solely for entertainment. Also, Microsoft might not keep on allowing you to change your account name all the time, so make use of this option wisely. Also, from a few reports, it can be seen that Microsoft has been spotted taking down a few accounts that make use of the fake way of looking verified, the best advice we could say to you is that you use this at your own risk.

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