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Install the Xbox SmartGlass app on an Android device

Overview

The Xbox SmartGlass app allows you to use your Android device as a companion remote control for your Xbox 360 or Xbox One console. The Xbox SmartGlass app is a free download from Google Play.

Xbox SmartGlass app requirements for Android

To use the Xbox SmartGlass app, your Android device must have Android 4.0 (“Ice Cream Sandwich”) or later installed.

To confirm that your device is compatible with the Xbox SmartGlass app, check with the device provider.

Download the Xbox SmartGlass app from Google Play directly to your Android device

  1. Open Google Play on your Android device.
  2. Tap the Search icon and search for “SmartGlass.”
  3. Follow the instructions to download and install the app on your Android device.

Install the Xbox SmartGlass app using your computer

Note The Xbox 360 console requires SmartGlass 1.0. Xbox One requires SmartGlass 2.0. If you want to use both consoles you will need to install both SmartGlass apps.

  1. Go to Google Play using the web browser on your computer.
  2. Browse or search for “SmartGlass.”
  3. Click Install, and then follow the instructions to download and install the Xbox SmartGlass app on your Android device.

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