Control your Xbox One with your phone
Control your Xbox One console with your phone using the Xbox SmartGlass app.
If you don’t have the Xbox SmartGlass app in your phone, you can download it from
Make sure you are signed in with the same Microsoft or Xbox Live account both on your phone
and on your console. You can connect to the compatible Xbox One device using a Wi-Fi or a
cellular data connection.
Connect to your Xbox One console
1. Tap Xbox SmartGlass.
2. Tap , and select the console you want to connect to.
Tip: If you can’t find your console in the list, type in the console’s IP address, and tap
Connect. In your Xbox console settings, make sure you have allowed your console to
connect to any SmartGlass device.
Tip: If you want to watch TV, tap Cable/TV, so you can use your phone as the remote
Play a game
Tap Xbox SmartGlass, tap the game and Play on Xbox One, and use your phone as the
Change your Xbox One SmartGlass settings
Tap Xbox SmartGlass > . You can, for example, view your profile, find friends, see the
summary of your gaming achievements, and view messages from your gaming friends.
Search for games and apps
Tap Xbox SmartGlass > .
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