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Guide: How to Disable Privacy Settings on Origin, Steam, Xbox Live, PSN

Is your gamercard not showing your games/achievements or displaying out of date information? This is likely because you have privacy enabled on either Origin, Steam, Xbox Live, or PSN. Since these questions have been asked a few times before, here's a quick guide on how to modify your profile settings and enjoy uninterrupted tracking.

Note that the site is not immediately notified of any changes in privacy settings - you will either need to wait until the next profile scan or request a manual sync. Requesting a manual sync can be done from the Account page under Tools.

Stadia

  1. While logged in to Stadia at https://stadia.google.com/, navigate to Stadia settings -> Friends & privacy
  2. Under the Friends & privacy section, make sure the following setting - "See your games and achievements" is set to "All Players"
  3. And that's it, you should be able to link your account to the site now. Make sure to enter the full username, including the # sign and any digits that follow it.
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GOG
  1. While logged in on the GOG home page, hover over your username in the top navigation and click "Privacy & Settings"
  2. Ensure the visibility of both your profile and game library is set to "ALL VISITORS"
  3. Additionally, make sure the Profile enabled box is checked if it isn't already
  4. If you are still having issues, a screenshot is included below with the exact settings you should have enabled for proper tracking
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Google Play
  1. Open up the Play Games app on your phone
  2. Tap the menu icon at the top right corner of the screen and go to Settings. From here, make sure "Public gamer profile" is turned on
  3. Additionally, from your profile page in the app, click the Edit icon and ensure a Gamer ID is set and the option "Allow other players to see my game activity" is turned on. The Gamer ID is the only information you'll need to enter here to have your profile tracked properly.
  4. Some screenshots are included below that show exactly what options need to be enabled in case you are still having issues.
  5. If you're having difficulties with the site finding your profile, make sure you are entering in your Gamer ID that's set within the Play Games app, not your Google account email.
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Origin

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1. In Origin, click on your name in the bottom left, click show profile.
2. Click the orange button saying "edit on ea.com"
3. On the EA page, make sure your privacy is set to "everyone"
4. Make sure the Achievements and Origin Points boxed is ticked.
5. Click Save.



Steam

1. Navigate to Edit Profile on your Steam Community page
2. Ensure that a custom URL is set, as shown in the screenshot below. This should be the username you are sending us when creating a gamercard.


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3. Again on the same page, navigate to My Privacy Settings and ensure that My profile and Game Details are set to Public, as shown in the screenshot below.

Additionally, ensure that the checkbox that says "Always keep my total playtime private even if users can see my game details" is NOT CHECKED - we need playtime data visible to track your profile properly.

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4. That's it, your Steam profile should be accessible by our scanners now.


Xbox Live

1. Navigate to Privacy Settings from your main profile page on Xbox.com

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2. There are a lot of options here, but the main settings you need to set under 'Others can' are below. Make sure other users can see your Xbox profile and see your game and app history.

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3. That's it, your Xbox profile should be accessible by our scanners now.

PSN

1. Navigate to the PSN tab under settings. From here, select Privacy Settings and then Trophies. You should see this screen:

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2. Select Anyone then hit confirmed. Also make sure you aren't excluding any specific games (unless you don't want us to track those).

3. That's it, your PSN profile should be accessible by our scanners now.

Overwatch

1. Open up the game client, navigate to the Options tab, and from there click "Social.”

2. Under the Social tab, there’s an option for "Career Profile Visibility" -- set this to Public, as shown in the screenshot below.

3. Once the correct option is chosen, close the menu and your settings will be saved. This will allow our scanners to see your profile.

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Other

Q: I've changed my privacy settings, yet the site still has my profile marked as private.


This is normal, the site is not immediately notified of such changes. You will either need to wait until your profile is re-scanned (can take up to 4-6 hours) OR go to Edit Profile and click Save Settings to initiate a manual rescan.

Q: I've followed all the steps, yet still experience tracking issues.

Let us know in the feedback forum.
 
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Doribi

New Member
Hi there, I've already changed my privacy settings to public for PSN, Steam, Xbox, GOG, and Android, but I still get the "xxx information could not be retrieved. This may be due to privacy settings on your account."

Any help on this?
 

x3sphere

Administrator
Staff member
Enforcer Team
Game Info Editor
Hi there, I've already changed my privacy settings to public for PSN, Steam, Xbox, GOG, and Android, but I still get the "xxx information could not be retrieved. This may be due to privacy settings on your account."

Any help on this?
List your usernames for each service and I’ll look into it.

Also, it might be because you requested removal from the site in the past. If that's the case I need to remove the restricted flag from the accounts.
 
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Doribi

New Member
List your usernames for each service and I’ll look into it.

Also, it might be because you requested removal from the site in the past. If that's the case I need to remove the restricted flag from the accounts.
PSN: Doribi93
Xbox, Steam, GOG, and Google Play: D0R1B1

I meant to cancel it, but I found out the account is already deleted. Ah well..
 

x3sphere

Administrator
Staff member
Enforcer Team
Game Info Editor
PSN: Doribi93
Xbox, Steam, GOG, and Google Play: D0R1B1

I meant to cancel it, but I found out the account is already deleted. Ah well..
Yes that was it. Should be able to link them now.
 

Levasstan

New Member
Hey!
I've tried to connect to my PSN to see how many hours I've been playing on some games, It told me my account was in private, so I unlocked it but it's still not working, could you help me ?
Thanks in advance!
My psn is : Levasstan
 

MajorAly

New Member
I don't know why but my Xbox stats are not being updated at all and there were no privacy changes from my side for my Xbox Profile.

The only thing I can think of is changing password for my Xbox account, and I have tried unlinking and linking my account again, it just links directly without any other pop-up for verification of the Xbox account.

Ran manual scans a few times but still nothing.

What could be the issue?
 

x3sphere

Administrator
Staff member
Enforcer Team
Game Info Editor
I don't know why but my Xbox stats are not being updated at all and there were no privacy changes from my side for my Xbox Profile.

The only thing I can think of is changing password for my Xbox account, and I have tried unlinking and linking my account again, it just links directly without any other pop-up for verification of the Xbox account.

Ran manual scans a few times but still nothing.

What could be the issue?

Have you checked your settings? Seems you have privacy turned on. I can't see your games/achievements when viewing your profile on Xbox.com either.
 

MajorAly

New Member
Have you checked your settings? Seems you have privacy turned on. I can't see your games/achievements when viewing your profile on Xbox.com either.
Just checked it again, somehow I missed the others can see my game and app history as it was set to friends only. Toggled it for everyone now. I'm all out of manual scans now lol.
 
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