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Subject: Bungie.net FAQ (Updated: 4/9/2012)
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"It's not who I am underneath, but what I do that defines me."

Welcome to the Bungie.net forums. Herein you will find a compilation of commonly asked questions about Bungie.net and how things work around here. This FAQ was created by the Bungie Community.

If you are still in need of assistance after reading this FAQ, please feel free to post in the FAQ discussion thread, or post in the Bungie Community Forum.

Creating a Bungie.net Account
> Section 1: Registering With Windows Live ID
> Section 2: Keeping Your Information Secure

Bungie.net General Questions
> Section 1: Forum Ninjas
> Section 2: Gamertag Linking to Bungie.net Accounts
> Section 3: Your Bungie.net Account
> Section 4: Forum Information

Bungie.net How-To's
> Section 1: Posting Information
> Section 2: Signatures/Pinned Topics/Homepage

Bungie.net Groups
> Section 1: Creating and Joining Groups
> Section 2: Management
> Section 3: More Information>> Group Tools, Moderation & Protection + Helpful Hints

Bungie Aerospace
> Section 1: Bungie Aerospace
> Section 2: Crimson- Steam Pirates

Bungie.net / Halo: Reach / Halo 3 - Related Information
> Section 1: Halo Bans
> Section 2: Issues Regarding Downloads/Stats/Gamertag/Service Record
> Section 3: Bungie Pro
> Section 4: Bungie.net Stats and File Share Information

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FAQs: Bnet Help | Halo Bans | Halo 3 | Halo 3: ODST | Halo: Reach | Noble Maps | Defiant Maps | Emails & Beta Testing | Bungie Mobile | Bnet Member Titles | Protection from Bad Links


This FAQ is presented as is. Great strides have been taken to insure that this information is reliable but at any given time this FAQ may be updated or changed to reflect the current website.

Change Log: What's new?
9 April 2012 - Bungie Pro & Reach sections edited to reflect Halo transfer. Protection from Bad Links added
14 Feb 2012 - Bungie Pro section edited to reflect end date of 3/31; Bungie Mobile FAQ added
20 Oct 2011 - Bungie Aerospace section added; Halo: Reach ban section greatly reduced; Bungie Pro section reduced and edited


[Edited on 04.08.2012 10:28 PM PDT]

  • 04.19.2011 12:15 PM PST
Subject: Bungie.net FAQ (Updated: 2/14/2012)
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"It's not who I am underneath, but what I do that defines me."

Bungie.net General Questions
Section 1: Forum Ninjas
1.1 What is a Forum Ninja?
1.2 How do I become a Forum Ninja?
1.3 How can I contact a Forum Ninja about a thread/post that is against the rules?
1.4 I just got a message from the Disembodied Soul saying I was warned/banned from the forums! What is up with this and how do I fix it?

Section 2: Gamertag Linking to Bungie.net Accounts
2.1 How do I link my Gamertag?
2.2 How do I unlink or change the Gamertag linked to my Bungie.net profile?
2.3 I just changed my Gamertag. Now it says I've never played Halo! How do I fix this?
2.4 I just changed my Gamertag, but my Bungie.net username didn't change, Whatssupwitdat?

Section 3: Your Bungie.net Account
3.1 Can I change my Bungie.net username?
3.2 Can I delete my Bungie.net profile?
3.3 How do I change my password/e-mail associated with my Bungie.net Account
3.4 It says 'Legendary Member' or 'Honorable Member' next to people's names. How do I get a title?
3.5 How do I change my avatar? I don't like the blue square with the gorilla.
3.6 I saw a user with an avatar that I can't find in my profile. How do I get a customized avatar?
3.7 Can I change any settings in my profile?
3.8 Someone sent me a really bad private message, what do I do? They are harassing me!
3.9 How do I unblock someone?
3.10 How do I get those cool symbols next to my gamertag in Halo: Reach and Halo 3?
3.11 Where are my Halo: Reach/Halo 3: ODST/Halo 3/Halo 2 stats?
3.12 How can I contact Bungie.net users?
3.13 It won't let me sign out. WHAT DO I DO?1?
3.14 How do I change my time zone?
3.15 What are signatures? Where are they displayed?
3.16 How do Bungie cards work?
3.17 How do I set my trophy shot?

Section 4: Forum Information
4.1 What are the different forums for?
4.2 What do the symbols next to threads mean?
4.3 What is this 'report' button and when should I use it?
4.4 I clicked the 'Save Thread' button. What happens now?
4.5 I'm trying to post & it says I have extended characters. HELP!
4.6 Why can I no longer post in threads?
4.7 How do I get rid of/appeal a ban?
4.8 How do I submit a custom avatar to be used on Bungie.net?
4.9 I see an offensive thread & it's not locked. Can I help?
4.10 It says I have to wait before sending another message. Why?
4.11 How do I use the Search Bar? I tried but nothing came up!
4.12 Where can I advertise my Halo: Reach map, gametype, screenshot, or film clip?
4.13 Where would I post my Bungie-related artwork?
4.14 I just got a message from the Disembodied Soul saying I was warned/banned from the forums! What is up with this and how do I fix it?

[Edited on 04.08.2012 10:23 PM PDT]

  • 04.19.2011 12:17 PM PST
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Bungie Aerospace
Section 1: Bungie Aerospace
1.1 What is Bungie Aerospace?
1.2 How do I submit my game?
1.3 How do I become a developer?

Section 2: Crimson-Steam Pirates
2.1 What is Crimson: Steam Pirates?
2.2 Where can I download this?
2.3 Which platforms is it available for?

[Edited on 10.20.2011 11:33 PM PDT]

  • 04.19.2011 12:19 PM PST
Subject: Bungie.net FAQ (Updated: 4/9/2012)
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Talk to the Soul | ~B.B. | Know Your Duardo |  | Hero | ISFJ | 77135 | 94371

"It's not who I am underneath, but what I do that defines me."

Bungie.net / Halo: Reach / Halo 3 - Related Information
Section 1: Halo Bans
1.1 I was banned in Halo 3 / Halo: Reach! What do I do about this?
1.2 Why were my credits reset? I've done nothing wrong!
1.3 How do I report a user for cheating?

Section 2: Issues Regarding Downloads/Stats/Gamertag/Service Record
2.1 I entered my code but the item didn't download. Is it lost forever?
2.2 I have an error code when I try to download my armor! How do I fix it??
2.3 I changed my gamertag and it says I've not played Halo! What's the fix?
2.4 I got this medal online, but it doesn't show in my service record. Why?
2.5 I completed a campaign on Legendary, but my profile says less. Why?
2.6 Why can't I play user-created content?
2.7 How do I clear the cache on my Xbox 360?
2.8 I'm having issues with a map/campaign mission not loading. It says "player failed to load content."
2.9 I'm having issues connecting to Xbox Live (lag, dropped connections, NAT issues etc.)

Section 3: Bungie Pro
3.1 What is Bungie Pro? How do I get it?

Section 4: Bungie.net Stats and File Share Information
4.1 How do I change my Nameplate? How do I get "____" Nameplate?
4.2 My Bungie.net Player Model is not updated/updating. How do I make it change?
4.3 How do I download files from Bungie.net?
4.4 I completed a campaign on Legendary, but my profile says less. Why?
4.5 Where is my File Share on Bungie.net?
4.6 How can I delete files from my File Share?

[Edited on 04.08.2012 10:27 PM PDT]

  • 10.20.2011 11:33 PM PST