How to play music and videos on an Xbox with Seagate Wireless Plus via DLNA


Provides instructions for setting up the Xbox console to play content stored on a Seagate Wireless Plus device.

Please follow these instructions to make the content that is loaded on your Seagate Wireless Plus device accessible through DLNA to your Xbox 360 console:

  1. Power on the Seagate Wireless Plus device.
  2. Load desired content to your Wireless Plus, if you have not yet done so.
  3. Connect the Wireless Plus in concurrent mode.
    Please see the end of this article on instructions to connect concurrently.
  4. Once the Seagate Wireless Plus device is set up in concurrent mode, power on the Xbox.
  5. From the Xbox Dashboard, select TV + Movies at the top.
  6. Select My Video Apps in the menu.
  7. Select System Video Player.
  8. Under Source, select the Seagate Wireless Plus drive.
  9. The Xbox Dashboard will populate with a list of folders located on the drive. Navigate those folders to the desired content. Please note that only movies supported natively by your Xbox360 will play properly. Visit the Microsoft website for a list of compatible file formats and codecs.
     
How to connect the Wireless Plus in concurrent mode.
  1. Power on the Wireless Plus and wait for the LED to illuminate solid blue.
  2. From your computer or mobile device, in the device's WiFi settings, select the Wireless Plus.
  3. Launch the Seagate Media app or launch a web browser and type the following into the address bar:
    172.25.0.1 then press Enter.
  4. Click the WiFi icon at the top of the Seagate Media app or browser window. Depending on your operating system, that option might be under the Settings icon.
  5. Select the network you want to join. If security is enabled on the selected WiFi network, enter the required password.
  6. Once you have chosen your network, it will begin to connect you to the internet and your Wireless Plus at the same time.
    A message displays stating that you are no longer connected to the Seagate Wireless Plus drive. This is normal. Please allow 45-60 seconds for it to reconnect with the Seagate Wireless Plus and the selected WiFi network.
  7. The WiFi icon changes. 
    Your device is now connected concurrently.
    This means that you are able to browse the Internet and view the media stored on the Wireless Plus simultaneously.




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