Connecting with your friends on different platforms becomes easier every day. By using the Xbox Game Bar app in Windows 1
Accessing Your Xbox Friends List in Windows 10
The Xbox Game Bar gives you access to various chat tools, streaming features, performance statistics and even Spotify. You don't have to use Alt + Tab between apps.
To chat with your Xbox friends on Windows 10, press the Windows key + G at any time to open the Xbox Game Bar. This overlay works while playing a game and also works if you only use Windows desktop applications.
If it is not shown, check that the keyboard shortcut is correct by opening the Start menu> Settings> Gaming> Game Bar and confirm that the "Open Game Bar" shortcut is set to "Win + G".
Once the Xbox Game Bar opens, click the Overlays button on the bar that looks like three horizontal lines. Then select "Xbox Social (Beta)" to open your Xbox friends list. You can add friends from this list by clicking the button to the right of & # 39; Find or add players & # 39; to click.
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Chat with Xbox Friends in Windows 10  Once your Xbox friends list is open, you can double-click on a name to open a chat window. From this chat window you can make a voice call by clicking the headset icon. You can also add additional friends to the chat by clicking the plus sign (+).
Now that quite a few Xbox and PC games can now be played cross-platform, this built-in method for chatting with your Xbox friends while on Windows 10 , is especially useful. Whether or not you play on Xbox, you can chat with your Xbox friends from any Windows 10 PC.