How to control Xbox 360 from iPhone

Windows 8 has got a new feature which allow you to control your Xbox 360 from your Windows 8 tablet or PC using the SmartGlass app. Smartglass app is also available for iOS and Android devices and let us see here how to control the Xbox 360 using your iPhone. It works with the iOS devices running on iOS 5 or higher versions, but however it is not optimized for the iPhone 5’s 4 inch display and it also requires Xbox Live membership.

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How to control Xbox 360 from iPhone

  • On Xbox 360, navigate to Settings > System > Console Settings > Connected Devices and make sure that Xbox Smartglass app is set to ON.
  • Switch on Xbox 360 and launch the Smartglass app on your iOS device and enter your Microsoft account details. You should use the ID that is associated with your Xbox account. It will take few seconds to connect.
  • Now you can navigate to the apps, control music and video playback, search the Xbox catalog using the Xbox smartglass app.
  • Xbox smartglass app has the same features as My Xbox Live app, such that you can easily track the things such as comparing the game achievements, editing your profile, modifying your avatar and send message to the Xbox friends.
  • One of the best feature I found in this Smartglass app its full keyboard, which makes it easier to log into the services, browse internet using Bing search.

Download Xbox Smartglass app for iPhone

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