How do I backup the data on my Xbox console?

✅ If you're returning your rental Xbox back to us, it's always best to backup your data onto a USB or external hard drive. This saves your account and system settings so that setting up on a new Xbox will be much faster.

How do I create a backup on my Xbox console? 🎮

👇 To backup your data on your Xbox console, follow the steps below:

1️⃣ Connect a USB storage device or an external hard drive to your console.

Note that your USB device or external hard drive must be USB 3.0 or faster and have a capacity of at least 128GB or larger.

2️⃣ Press the Xbox home button to open the guide menu.

3️⃣ Then go to Profile & system Settings System Back up & transferBack up my settings

4️⃣ Follow the on-screen instructions to save your backup to your USB or external hard drive.


How do I apply my backup to my Xbox console? 🎮

👇 To apply your backup to your current Xbox console, follow the steps below:

1️⃣ Connect your USB storage device or your external hard drive to your console.

2️⃣ Turn on your console.

3️⃣ Go to Profile & system Settings System Console infoReset console.

4️⃣ Select Reset and keep my games and apps.

✅ This will reset your Xbox console's operating system by deleting any corrupted data without deleting your installed games or apps.

⚙ Once your data has been backed up, you'll need to restore the console back to its factory settings. 

❓ Further information on resetting your Xbox to factory settings can be read here


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