Install and watch the Slacker Radio App

Overview

To use the Slacker Radio app on your console, you need:

  • An Xbox Live Gold Membership
  • At least 112 megabytes (MB) of available storage space.

Download the Slacker Radio app

  1. On your console, sign in with your Xbox Live gamertag. (Xbox Live Gold Membership is required.)
  2. Go to Apps, and then select Browse Apps.
  3. Browse for Slacker Radio.
  4. Select Slacker Radio to download and install the app.
  5. After the download, the app automatically starts, and you can browse through the catalog and view details about the available content.

To start the Slacker Radio app later, go to Video, My Video Apps, and then Slacker Radio.

Sign in to the app and associate your console to your Slacker Radio account

  1. Go to Music, My Music Apps, and then Slacker Radio.
  2. Sign in to the app.
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  1. A code is displayed on your screen.
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  1. On your computer go to www.slacker.com/xbox.
  2. Enter the code from your console in the Activate widow, and then click Activate.
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  1. You are prompted to sign in or create a new account.
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If you create a new account, you will get a free account that plays intermittent ads. Slacker Radio offers two paid accounts for a subscription fee. These provide more content and no ads. For all transactional account support, please contact Slacker Radio by sending an email or by accessing their support site.

Slacker Radio accounts can only stream content to one device at a time per account.

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After you have signed in, you will not be prompted again unless you sign out from the Slacker Radio app on your console.

Disassociate your console from your Slacker Radio account

  1. From the Settings Hub with in the Slacker Radio app, select Account Info.
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  1. Select Sign Out.
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Listen to Slacker Radio

  1. On the my stuff hub, you can:
    1. Listen to any of the featured programs displayed in the center of the hub.
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    1. Access your favorites in Bookmarks or Recently Played.
    2. Access the Custom Stations or Playlists that you create while signed in at the Slacker site.
  1. Check out the featured, spotlight, and slacker stations hubs, or search for your favorite artist on the search hub.
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  1. Select something to watch, and then select it to play.

Manage your Slacker Radio account

For all transactional account support, please contact Slacker Radio by sending an email or by accessing their support site.

Use Family Settings to control access to content

If you use Family Settings to control what you share through Xbox Live, the Slacker Radio app will follow whatever settings you've established.

For more information about how to restrict Xbox Live content using Family Settings, see Xbox 360 console parental controls.

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