Stream FOXTEL films and TV programmes through your console
FOXTEL on Xbox 360 offers you a new way of receiving FOXTEL programming. With an Xbox LIVE membership and a FOXTEL on Xbox 360 subscription, you can stream FOXTEL content over the Internet to your TV through your Xbox 360 console.
FOXTEL on Xbox 360 includes access to FOXTEL On Demand films, live TV and "catch-up" TV. FOXTEL on Xbox 360 subscribers can sign up for live entertainment, sport and film packages, receiving the same channels that are broadcast on the FOXTEL television platform.
To get started, you need the following:
You can set up FOXTEL on Xbox 360 quickly. Before you start, make sure that you have what you need. Otherwise, you will be unable to download the FOXTEL app.
Note If you do not have a FOXTEL subscription, you’ll be directed to the FOXTEL website to sign up. And if you have an Xbox LIVE Free Membership, you’ll be asked to upgrade to an Xbox LIVE Gold Membership.
To watch FOXTEL on Xbox 360
FOXTEL associates your FOXTEL on Xbox 360 account with your Xbox console’s serial number to create an Xbox ID automatically during setup. If you refurbish your console, purchase a new one or update the FOXTEL software on your console, visit the FOXTEL website to reset the Xbox ID.
If you have problems changing or removing an Xbox 360 console from the FOXTEL account or if you have to do this multiple times in any month, contact FOXTEL Support by calling 131 999, or visit FOXTEL.com.
On 15 May 2012, a new version of the FOXTEL app was released. If you used the previous version of the app, you will have to delete the old version of the FOXTEL app, and then download the new version to continue using the FOXTEL service on Xbox 360.
When you try to start the old version of the app, you get the following error message:
The game could not be started.
To delete the old FOXTEL app, follow these steps:
As part of the update process, you have to register your Xbox 360 with the FOXTEL service. To do this, go to the FOXTEL website.
If you have problems changing or removing an Xbox 360 console from your FOXTEL account or if you have to do this multiple times in any month, contact FOXTEL Support by calling 131 999.
If you use Family Settings to control which films and TV programmes can be watched through Xbox LIVE on your console, the FOXTEL app will follow those settings. For example, if you prohibit programmes with certain ratings from being watched on your console, those shows will be marked in the FOXTEL app with a restricted icon. To play a restricted item, an adult must enter the Family Settings pass code.
For more information about how to control access to Xbox LIVE content by using Family Settings, see Xbox 360 console parental controls.
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