How to connect iPhone to Xbox 360 (full guide)

There are tens of thousands of Xbox fans all over the world, and hundreds of thousands of people are using iPhone. Now the users can make it clear about connecting iPhone to Xbox 360 after reading this aricle. Users don't have to tech-savvy to connect iPhone to Xbox 360, as the process is easy to follow and it is explained thoroughly in this article. With easy steps users can connect Xbox to iPhone in the blink of an eye.

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Part 1: History of Xbox

It is important for the users to know about the development of the console so that they can handle Xbox easily. The Xbox was developed in 2001 and the originally it was developed as a video gaming service by Microsoft. Other than the gaming console the brand also represents the streaming and online services in the name of Xbox Live. Though it was originally created in 1996, the first Xbox was named Jaguar and stopped selling in the same year. By far Xbox has been released in more than 194 countries all over the world. With more than 24 million units sold by 2006, this console has been regarded as one of the mostly used gaming console in the world.

• Xbox

• Xbox 360

• Xbox One

From Wikipedia people can learn more about Xbox. People can also compare different models on its official site:

Part 2: Why People Want to Connect Xbox to iPhone

There are many reasons why people want to connect Xbox to iPhone. The first and the foremost thing is convenience. Users can also enjoy wireless access to the Xbox features after connecting it to iPhone. In addition, the apps and features of Xbox are awesome. In a word, the users will have a new using experience after connecting Xbox to iPhone.

Part 3: Connection between Xbox and iPhone

Both Xbox and iPhone are developed by the top-notch companies of the world. The great thing is that the collaboration has been established between the two companies, and the outcome will be discussed in the latter part of this tutorial. The best thing about the collaboration is that users can enhance their using experience, which brings much convenience to the users.


• Enhanced user experience may be the biggest advantage of using Xbox.

• Users can make full use of the technologies of connecting Xbox to iPhone.


• It is a technological trick that people need to spend time getting the work done, so some users may not be able to make it.

• The problem of incompatibility may bring troubles. So the users should read through the terms and conditions of both devices.

Part 4: How to Connect Xbox to iPhone

In order to connect Xbox to iPhone, the user needs to follow steps below. Before starting the work, the users need to prepare the required stuff.


• Xbox 360

• iPhone 3GS or later

• iOS 5 or later

• Active Wi-Fi connection

Step 1. The user first of all needs to activate personal hotspot on the iPhone. Tap Settings > Mobile > Personal Hotspot:

Connect Xbox to iPhone - Turn on Personal Hotspot

Step 2. Turn on Bluetooth as well to open Personal Hotspot.

Connect Xbox to iPhone - Turn on Bluetooth

Step 3. Download Xbox One SmartGlass from This app will be set up be default and acted as a bridge.

Connect Xbox to iPhone - Download SmartGlass

Step 4. Once the app has been installed the user needs to access the System Settings > Console Settings from the main page of the XBOX console.

Connct Xbox to iPhone - System Settings

Step 5. Users can see iPhone in Connected Devices. Tap the name of iPhone to establish the connection. This also completes the process in full.

Connect Xbox to iPhone - Establish Connection

Users can easily connecting Xbox to iPhone with the tutorial above. Please note that both iPhone and Xbox should be connected to same Wi-Fi connection from the very start. If the users have slow network speed, the personal hotspot might malfunction. This process can only be used to enjoy Xbox live and streaming services, therefore, the user cannot use the process to play games over the Xbox console.

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