Question about Microsoft Xbox Console
Hey i got a question..
can you help me get a code for my old (original) xbox.
i go to set up a live account but i need a subscription code?
i checked on xbox.com and they said that u need to get it off originally bought games which come with the code. I cant find any anywhere..
can u help me plz. i just want like a subscription code or anything that will let me play for like even 1 month!.
thanx.. plz reply asap
This solution assumes you never had a gamertag for your original xbox (as was my case)
stuff you will need: xbox live subscription card, credit card, email address, xbox original connected to internet
Purchase subscription card from retailer (card will say for xbox360, this is fine...I used a 1 month card)
Get on your computer and go to xbox.com, near the top right corner it will say to sign in, do this so you can begin to create a gamertag
enter your email address and password and continue to setup your new gamertag( I don't recall specifics, however if you've set up an account before you know the routine: name, address, birthday etc..)
After you've created your gamertag, the name & picture you chose should be on the top of the page...click on your gamer name
This will take you to your account page...click on "Manage Profile"
After that, on the right will be an option "Redeem Code"
If you havent already, scratch off the silver on your pre-paid subscription card to reveal the code
The next screens will have you enter your credit card and billing info (do NOT skip; this is needed to recover this gamertag on the original xbox)
Enter the redemption code when prompted, this will associate an xbox live subscription with your gamertag
Once you have entered that info, go ahead and double check that your credit card info is saved under "Manage Payment Options"...if it isn't go ahead and re-enter your credit card info and save it
Make sure your xbox is connected to the internet, with no game inserted, power it on
Choose xbox live
Choose Account Recovery
Enter your gamertag, cardholder name, credit card number, & postal code EXACTLY as you did on xbox.com
if everything went correctly, you should be re-directed back to the "Select Account" screen on your xbox and your gamertag should now be selectable.
The instructions for navigating the xbox.com site are merely a guide, just know that you need to setup a gamertag and associate the xboxlive subscription & credit card info with that gamertag
Hope this helps
Posted on Mar 10, 2009
You will have to purchase a subscription code
I'm not sure if you can get them at retail stores, but they are available on Ebay. Don't get the ones that state theya re for xbox live gold membership.
You can also get the xbox live starter pack which includes 3 months xbox live and a headset (that is if you can still find them, again ebay is a great starting place)
That's how I did it.
Posted on May 02, 2008
It doesnt matter that its for 360. set up the account pay for the subscription and then recover the account on you original xbox its really that simple.
Posted on Feb 23, 2009
Well take this subscripiton code p75291952023
Posted on Dec 30, 2010
I just got a new origanal xbox and 4 games 2 go online and iv seen in the booklets for the games and the xbox says visit "www.xbox.com/connect. i have but it only says about xbox live for xbox 360. if anyone knows how to get online on a orig xbox please tell me.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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