How To Add The UserMgr File To My Files Explorer On Xbox

How To Add The UserMgr File To My Files Explorer On Xbox

Are you having trouble with adding the UserMgr file to My Files Explorer?

Any gamer who is conversant with Xbox and Minecraft would know how important the UserMgr file is.

This UserMgr file is commonly used to change backgrounds and also show hidden files on Xbox One.

It is also popular for adding Addons to Minecraft.

The usefulness of the UserMgr file is endless and so learning how to add it to My Files Explorer is not a total waste of time.

Before we jump into the topic of this guide, you should know that My Files Explorer is used to view, store, and manage files on any device.

In this guide, you will learn how to add the UserMgr file to My Files Explorer to Xbox, ways to get downloaded packages to appear in MY Files Explorer, and other tips to make your gaming experience better.

How to Add the UserMgr File to My Files Explorer on Xbox

To add the UserMgr file to My Files Explorer so that you can overwrite certain restrictions on Xbox or Minecraft, you will need to follow the steps below.

Let’s get started.

Step 1: Open My Files Explore on your Xbox.

Step 2: Click on the three (3) dots at the top right corner of the screen and then select “Add folder to library”.

Step 3: After that, click on the Xbox icon and then navigate to the “Select” button and click on it.

Step 4: A new file, “UserMgr0” will be automatically created and saved on your Xbox.

Please take note that the number “0” that is at the end of “UserMgr0” is irrelevant, if you see a different number after you have created the file, you shouldn’t be alarmed as it can end with any number; 1,2…10.

How to Get Packages to Appear In My Files Explorer

If you have recently saved or moved a file to My Files Explorer and you are wondering why it isn’t appearing there then this quick fix is for you.

Let’s get started.

Step 1: Open My Files Explorer and navigate to “This Device”

Step 2: Click on the 3 dots at the top-right corner of your screen and a list of options will appear.

Step 3: From the list of options, click on “Add folder to library” and then on the folder icon that is on the left.

Step 4: Now you should see a list of options, click once on where the packages are located, and then click again on the “Select” button.

Step 5: This would automatically create a UserMgr folder ending in any random number in your “This Device” and you will then be able to find your packages in the “Isolated Storage” folder.


If you want to be able to open packages, edit your Xbox background, and add Addons to Minecraft then you will need to know exactly how to create and add the UserMgr file to My Files Explorer.

The UserMgr file is used by gamers to overwrite certain restrictions. It can be found in certain software on PCs but that one is called UserMgr.dll.

It is commonly used together with the My Files Explorer on platforms like Xbox and Minecraft.

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Brianna Bailey

Brianna is based in Minnesota in the US at the moment, and has been writing since 2017. She is currently a 3rd Year med student at the time of writing this.