It’s not only about gaming any longer! Xbox One serves as a multi-purpose media hub for various players such as Blu-ray and 4K Blu-Ray disc players. With a plenty of apps and games you download regularly, Xbox One can be difficult to manage when you wish to access your favorite and most used apps and games on it. Thankfully, you can avoid all this by pinning your favorite stuff to the home screen. Read the post to know how to easily and quickly pin apps and games on Xbox One.
Pin Apps and Games on Xbox One
Step 1: Locate the Apps and Games You Wish to Pin
In order to find the games or apps that you want to see on your home screen, do the following:
- Go to the dashboard or Xbox guide
- Select “My Games and Apps” tile
- Now, select “Games” if you want to pin games, or “Apps” if you want to pin apps
- Once the list of all the items appears, use the dashboard on the left side of the screen to scroll between them.
Step 2: Pin these Apps and Games to the Home Screen
Select the app or game you want to pin and press Menu Button. Now, select “Add to Pins”.
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Find Your Pins
The complete list of your pinned apps and games is placed on a secondary home screen which you can access by following either of the two ways:
Use your left analog stick on the dashboard to navigate down the screen. Stop when you see your pinned apps and games lined up.
Use Xbox Button
Press the Xbox Button on your Xbox controller. Now, select the Pin Icon on Xbox guide.
Edit and Sort Your Pins
You can anytime edit your pins. Simply highlight a pin and press Menu Button and select “Move Pin”, or press Y on the controller to move it around. If you want to delete a pin, highlight it, press the Menu Button and then select “Unpin”.
You can rearrange your pins, submenus and the Pin Screen as well. Simply, highlight the “Pins” tile and press the Menu Button. You see many options including moving the screen to the top or remove it altogether. It’s recommended that you keep the pins screen closer to your Home Screen if you need the pins regularly.
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