Gaming on your phone is a truly social experience. Xbox LIVE, Microsoft's gaming service, lets you play games with your friends and use your gamer profile to keep track of game scores and achievements. You can do this online, on your Xbox console, and on your phone in the Games hub.

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  1. Swipe to collection, and tap a game. If it's an Xbox LIVE game, sign in to your Xbox LIVE account. If you don't yet have an account, you can create one. Xbox LIVE is not available in all areas. Before you can play a game, you need to install it on your phone.

    You can pin your favourite games to the start screen. In the collection view, tap and hold the game, and tap pin to Start.

Get more games

  1. You can get new games from Marketplace. Swipe to collection, and tap get more games.

Accept an invitation to play a game

  1. Sign in to Xbox LIVE, swipe to requests, and tap the invitation. If you don't have the game, but it is available in your area in Marketplace, you can either download a trial version or buy it right away.

Resume playing a game

  1. When you return to a game, there may be a resume icon in the game itself. If not, tap the screen.