Control Blu-ray and DVD discs on your Xbox One console

Overview

You can use your Xbox One controller to control both Blu-ray discs and DVDs that you’re playing in your console. This page shows you how, as well as pointing out the features on your controller that you’ll be using.

Solutions

The face of the Xbox One controller

picture

1 Left stick
2 Left bumper
3 View button
4 USB charge port
5 Xbox button
6 Menu button
7 Right bumper
8 Directional pad (D-pad)

9 Expansion port
10 Right stick
X X button
Y Y button
A A button
B B button

Note For a full explanation of the buttons on the wireless controller, see Get to know your Xbox One wireless controller.

Use an Xbox One controller for Blu-ray playback

The following table describes the controller shortcuts you can use to control the playback of Blu-ray discs.

To...

Press...

Pause and unpause

X

Skip back one chapter

Left bumper
or
Y, then select Skip back

Skip forward one chapter

Right bumper
or
Y, then select Skip forward

Fast forward

Right trigger (increase speed with each trigger pull)

Rewind

Left trigger (increase speed with each trigger pull)

Open the on-screen display playback controls

B or Y

Open advanced transport controls

View button

Access the Blu-ray disc’s pop-up menu

Right on a stick or right on the D-pad (press left to close)
or
Menu button

Note This feature isn’t supported by all discs.

Access the Blu-ray disc’s track bar

Right on a stick or right on the D-pad

Note This feature isn’t supported by all discs.

Advanced playback controls for Blu-ray discs

With the advanced playback controls that appear on your console screen when you watch a Blu-ray disc, you can do the following things:

  • Enable subtitles
  • Change the camera angle
  • Change the audio channel
  • Display instant playback details

Use an Xbox One controller for DVD playback

The following table describes the controller shortcuts you can use to control the playback of DVDs.

To...

Press...

Pause and unpause

X

Skip back one chapter

Left bumper
or
B, then select Skip back

Skip forward one chapter

Right bumper
or
B, then select Skip forward

Fast forward

Right trigger (increase speed with each trigger pull)

Rewind

Left trigger (increase speed with each trigger pull)

Open the on-screen display playback controls

Menu button, B, or Y

Open advanced transport controls

View button

Advanced playback controls for DVDs

With the advanced playback controls that appear on your console screen when you watch a DVD, you can do the following things:

  • Enable subtitles
  • Change the camera angle
  • Change the audio channel
  • Display instant playback details

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