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Groove lets you listen to songs and watch music videos on Xbox 360

Stream music and music videos through your Xbox 360 console

Groove lets you stream music and music videos from the Windows Store to your Xbox 360. With a Groove Music Pass, you can access thousands of tracks and music videos directly through your console. Here's how:

  1. On your console, sign in with your Xbox Live gamertag.
  2. Go to Music and select the Groove music app.

Note If you haven’t downloaded the Groove music app, or if an update is needed, the app automatically downloads.

Browse or search for music and music videos. Select a song, playlist or music video to stream.

Frequently asked questions

Can I use my Groove cloud collection on my Xbox console?

As a Groove Music Pass subscriber, you’ll have access to your Groove cloud collection, including music, playlists, etc., that you create on your console. You can also access the cloud collection from a computer running Windows 10, Windows 8.1 or from a Windows Phone.

How do I watch free music videos?

With a Groove Music Pass, you can stream music videos for free on your Xbox 360 console. To learn how to stream videos, see Decide whether to stream or download Films & TV content to your Xbox 360.

What do I need to play music and music videos on my Xbox console?

You need a Groove Music Pass to play music or music videos on your console.

If you don’t have a Music Pass, you can still explore Groove.

I'm having trouble starting the Groove music app on my Xbox console

Try deleting and reinstalling the app. Here's how:

  1. Go to Settings and select System.
  2. Select Storage, and then select your primary storage device (most likely Hard Drive or Memory Unit).
  3. Select Games and Apps.
  4. Scroll down to the Groove music app.
  5. Select Y, and then select Delete.
  6. Return to Xbox Home, go to Recent, and start the Groove music app again.

Can I use my Groove Music Pass with multiple accounts?

No. A Music Pass can be associated with only one Xbox Live account or gamertag.

How do I renew or cancel my Groove Music Pass, or manage my Groove music account?

You can make changes to and manage all of your billing and account information by signing in to your Microsoft account.

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