Search now for an available Gamertag! Just fill your desired Gamertag and check if it is still available!
Gamertag Registration Rules
Can not start with a number.
Can not contain double spaces.
Can not start or end with a space.
Can have a length of up to 15 characters.
Can only contain letters, numbers and single spaces.
Gamertag Availability Lookup
The Gamertag search tool is very useful if you need to check if a Gamertag is available or taken. Also, you can check multiple Gamertags and make a list of available Gamertags you like prior to setting one for your account. Considering that you can only change a Gamertag limited times before paying for the change this is a very good idea.
What Is A Gamertag?
A Gamertag is basically a username for your Xbox character, something that will represent you in the Xbox ecosystem. It's what other gamers will know you by and call you and what they see when you are playing with them. An easy to remember and catchy Gamertag will make you stand out in the crowd so it is a good idea to test multiple Gamertag ideas before choosing the proper one for your Xbox account.
How To Get A Gamertag?
The first step is to gather a list of Gamertag ideas. It can be linked to your preferences or some other factors. Then, you need to check each idea to see if it is available. Each Gamertag has to be unique, there can not be two different accounts with the same Gamertag. If a Gamertag is already taken you must choose something else.
How To Change A Gamertag?
By default, a Gamertag is generated when you create the Xbox account. But usually they are pretty ugly and hard to remember. Most likely you don't like it because you are here to check available Gamertags. Be aware that you can only change it once for free. The fee varies by region but generally costs around 10 US dollars. You can find the option to change your Gamertag in the personalization/profile settings into your Xbox account or console settings.