The PlayTo feature enables your Xbox 360 to play streaming content from other devices, such as a Windows-based PC or tablet.
To use the PlayTo feature, make sure you have the following:
Note Some mobile devices, such as tablets and phones, support DLNA but can't share media with an Xbox 360 console.
Xbox 360 supports the following video file formats:
Note WMV content may be Windows Media Digital Rights Management (DRM) protected.
Note VC-1 content may be Windows Media DRM protected.
The following audio formats are supported:
Note WMA Standard content may be Windows Media DRM-protected.
Note WMA Professional content may be Windows Media DRM-protected.
Note WMA Lossless content may be Windows Media DRM-protected.
Make sure PlayTo is enabled on your console. Here’s how to turn it on:
When you name your Xbox 360 console, the name helps you find your console on your network. This is especially helpful if you have multiple Xbox consoles on your network and need to identify the one to connect your device to. Here’s how to name your console:
Once you’ve configured PlayTo, you’ll be able to select it for playback from compatible apps and devices. The exact details vary between apps and devices—for more information, see your device or app provider.
To learn how to use PlayTo, see Use the PlayTo feature to stream Xbox Music and Xbox Video content to your console.
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