Xbox: How do I reset my family settings passcode?

A simple 5 step guide for solving this common Xbox problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

Here is a step by step guide on how to reset your family settings: Step 1: On the Xbox 360 dashboard, scroll over to the "System" tab.
Step 2: On the System tab, click "Console Settings".
Step 3: Scroll down in console settings and click "System Info".
Step 4: When the system info box comes up type in this sequence: LT RT X Y LB RB Y "Left Stick in" (press it in) Y Y A box should come up and say, "Would you like to reset the console to the factory defaults?" Click Reset and you're done!
If this doesn't work, and that's highly unlikely, you can give Microsoft a call. Here is the best contact information we have for them on file:
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About this Step by Step Guide

After thousands of Xbox customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: Xbox: How do I reset my family settings passcode?; Red Ring Of Death & Error ** on X-Box. Will not load main menu or games.; Can't send messages nor can i chat online; Got a suscription to pay , but i cant change my payment method , my Xbox is now Blocked !; I got hacked and the hacker changed all of my information; When i try to sign in to my account , it does nothing it just shows my other account and i dont get signed in... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 5 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 45 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Xbox. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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