If you want to change your sign-in preferences, such as requiring your password when you sign in, follow these steps.If you have child accounts in your family, your sign-in preferences give you control over your kids’ access to content and ability to buy from the Microsoft Store.

  1. Press the Xbox button  to open the guide.
  2. Select System > Settings.
  3. Under Account, select Sign-in, security & passkey.
  4. Select Change my sign-in & security preferences.
  5. Choose one of the following options:
    • Make it fast, make it magic: Automatic sign-in with no password or passkey required.
    • No barriers: No password or passkey required to sign in, change settings, or make purchases.
    • Check that it’s me: A passkey is required to sign in.
    • Ask for my passkey: A passkey is required to sign in, change settings, or make purchases.
    • Lock it down: Your Microsoft account password is required for almost everything.
    • Customize: Select this option to customize which actions require a password or passkey.