Install Xbox SmartGlass on devices running Windows

Overview

Xbox SmartGlass enables you to use your Windows device as a companion remote control for your Xbox 360 console.

Xbox SmartGlass is a free download from the Windows Store.

Xbox SmartGlass requirements for devices running Windows

To use Xbox SmartGlass on Windows you need:

  • A tablet or PC running Windows 8, Windows RT, or later versions
  • A Microsoft account and an associated Xbox Live profile
  • An Internet connection or local network connection capable of connecting to your Xbox 360 console

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

Download and install Xbox SmartGlass from the Windows Store

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

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