How to switch on and off Xbox One with Windows Phone

One of the most loved features on Xbox One is Voice command. By just saying “Xbox On” or “Xbox, turn off”, you can either power on or off the Xbox console, which is very convenient. But this can’t be possible without Kinect and also not available in all the regions. Generally we switch on Xbox One by pressing the power button on Xbox One console or controller. But there is another way to power up or off the Xbox one using the Xbox One SmartGlass app on Windows Phone. This method is very convenient because we always carry our phones in our pocket.

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How to switch on and off Xbox One with Windows Phone

As already said, this can be done using Xbox One SmartGlass app, first download it from here. This is the perfect companion for Xbox One, both in living room and on the go. Connect and control your Xbox one console from your Windows Phone and connect with the games and other gamers.

Turn On

  • Open the SmartGlass app on your Windows Phone and tap on the Xbox icon present at the top center of the screen.
  • Here name of the Xbox with a moon and the cloud present next to it will display in the list of consoles on your network.
  • Now tap on your Xbox One name and tap Turn On button.

Turn Off

  • Open the SmartGlass app on your Windows Phone and tap on the Xbox icon present at the top center of the screen.
  • Now tap on the name of your Xbox One console which is in Green color.
  • Now tap on the Turn Off button.

That’s it, this is how to to turn on or off the Xbox One console using Windows Phone. In the recent update Microsoft has mentioned that Xbox One SmartGlass app for Android, iOS, Windows Phone and Windows are being updates to add this feature.

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