How to Move Xbox PC Games to Another Drive Without Reinstalling

Please read this tutorial carefully if you plan to transfer Xbox games on PC to a different drive, here are some effective methods to show you how to move Xbox PC games to another drive without reinstalling.


By Dervish / Updated on May 12, 2023

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Can you move the Xbox PC games to another drive?



I know that if Windows fails for any reason and only reinstall, all my data will be lost, including games. So, I'm going to buy an M.2 1TB drive for my Xbox PC games. Is there a way to move them to the new drive without reinstalling? Any suggestions would be appreciated!”

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Usually, we use Apps & features of Settings to move Xbox PC games. You can select "Move" by clicking on the three vertical dots when you go to "Settings" > "Apps" > "Apps & features". Then, you will select the Xbox games and choose where to move.

Move Grayed Out

Warning: Apps & features only allow move games obtained from the Microsoft Store. Otherwise, the "Move" option will be grayed out.

Step by step: How to move Xbox PC games to another drive without losing data

Move Xbox Games

Games take a lot of drive space in recent years, and if your drive doesn't have enough space to store Xbox PC games, you can move it to a different drive to free up space.

To move Xbox PC games to another drive easily and safely, AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional must be the best choice you don't want to miss. Its App Mover feature supports moving installed applications to a different drive without losing data, including external storage. And the moved programs can work properly.

What's more, it provides a friendly interface. Even if you are a new user without any experience, you will not face any difficulties when using it because there are prompts at every step. Now, please download the Demo version to see how to move Xbox games on PC to another drive.

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Step 1. Install and launch PA Professional, click “Free up” option, then select the “App Mover”.

Click App Mover

Step 2. There are two options, click “App Mover”. If you need to move Xbox games folder to a different drive, you can select “Move Folders”.

Two Options

Step 3. Then, select the partition and click "Next".


Step 4. Choose the Xbox games you want to move and select the destination drive, then click "Move".

Move App

Step 5. In the pop-up window, you need to read the prompts. Click "OK" to begin the process.

Click OK

This is the whole process of how to move Xbox PC games to another drive. You see? It is very easy to move Xbox PC games with AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional. You can even move the Xbox Game Pass to a different drive.

Apart from that, it can also transfer games to SSD for better performance, allocate free space to extend C drive space, clone disk to a larger one, etc.

How do I change where my Xbox download games on PC?

You can change the installation path after downloading by using AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional. If you want to change the download location of the Xbox game before downloading it, you should change the Windows default download location.

Step 1. Press the “Windows + I” to open “Settings”.

Step 2. Click System > Storage. Then, click Advanced storage settings > Where new content is saved.

Step 3. Change the new saved path for Xbox games.

Change Apps Installation Path Windows 11

Dervish · Staff Editor
Dervish is an English editor of AOMEI Technology; He is delicated to offering users easy and effecitve solutions for issuses related to disks and partitoins. In his spare time, he enjoy wathcning films, playing footable, traveling and so on.