One of the biggest problems that most of the gamers purchasing new Xbox 360 and Xbox One consoles is deleting the previously created profiles. You might be sharing your console with your friends or siblings, and if you are owning or using it now, there is no need to play with their existing profiles. Instead, you can delete the other profiles that you no longer require.
These profiles if too many in number could eat up a lot of your disk space and deleting them is the best choice you have. To delete profiles on Xbox One and Xbox 360 is not a tough job and anyone can do it easily. However, in case you do not know how to delete old profiles from Xbox consoles, just follow the guide below to do that.
How to Delete Profile on Xbox 360 and Xbox One
Delete Profiles on Xbox 360 Console
Step 1: First of all, you need to press the guide button then go to Settings. In the Settings menu, you need to select System Settings.
Step 2: You will find the storage menu there. Opening that you will see the complete list of storage devices that are attached to your console. Choosing, “All Devices” from the list, you will see a new category.
Step 3: You will find the Game profiles on your screen. You will be able to spot it on the top of the list only. Here you will also be able to see all the profiles that have been linked to the existing Xbox console.
Step 4: From the list, Delete all the profiles that you no longer require by clicking on them and then selecting “Delete” option. Deleting profiles only will save the profile’s Items and delete other data. However, in order to delete everything you need to choose “Delete Profile and Items” option.
Delete Profiles on Xbox One Console
Step 1: First of all, press the Xbox button on the controller to open the Guide.
Step 2: Now flip over till you see the gear icon on your screen. Now click on Select.
Step 3: You will find Accounts option on the screen, click on that and then navigate to Remove accounts.
Step 4: You will again see a list of accounts linked to your Xbox One console, select and click on Remove to delete profiles on Xbox One. Close the window once you are done.
And that is all you need to do to remove unwanted profiles form your Xbox 360 and Xbox One consoles. You need to be very sure about deleting the profile because deleting a profile will also remove all the sign-in, local and saved data that you failed to sync to the online storage. Any of the data that has already been saved in the cloud remains safe.