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Install the Xbox SmartGlass app on devices running Windows (Xbox One)

Overview

The Xbox SmartGlass app lets you to use your Windows device as a companion remote control for your Xbox One console.

The Xbox SmartGlass app is a free download from the Windows Store.

Xbox SmartGlass app requirements for devices running Windows

To use the Xbox SmartGlass app on a tablet or PC running Windows, you need:

  • A tablet or PC running Windows 8.1, Windows 8, or Windows RT
  • A Microsoft account and an associated Xbox Live profile
  • An Internet connection or local network connection capable of connecting to your Xbox One console

Note SmartGlass performance varies based on the speed of your network connection and the processing power of your tablet or PC.

Download and Install the Xbox SmartGlass app from the Windows Store

  1. Open the Start screen on your Windows-based device or PC.
  2. Select Windows Store.
  3. From the right of the screen on your Windows-based device or PC, swipe the Search charm.
  4. Search for SmartGlass.
  5. Find the version of the Xbox SmartGlass app that's compatible with your Windows-based device or PC, and then click Install.
  6. When the installation completes, an Xbox SmartGlass tile will display on your Start screen.

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