Seagate Central - Play Music and Videos via DLNA on an Xbox 360


Provides instructions for setting up the Xbox console to play content stored on a Seagate Central drive.

Please follow these instructions to make the content loaded on your Seagate Central drive accessible through DLNA to your Xbox 360 console:

  1. Load desired media content into the Public folder if you have not already done so.

  2. Launch the Seagate Central Assistant by opening the Seagate Central's Public folder and clicking on the "Manage the Seagate Central" link. Log in as a user with administrator rights.

  3. Under the Services tab, click on DLNA.

  4. Make sure the Enable box is checked on the right, then click Done.

  5. Confirm that your Xbox console's firware is up to date.
  6. Confirm that your Xbox is connected to the same network as the Seagate Central and power it on.
  7. From the main menu, select TV & Movies.
  8. Select My Video Apps and press A.

  9. In My Video Apps, If more than one app is present, select System Video Player and press A.

  10. From the Select Source list, select your Seagate Central.
  11. It should appear on the list as SCSS DLNA Server: Seagate-XXXXXX, or the name you assigned to your Seagate Central.

  12. From this point, you may browse your media content in different ways.
  13. Select the All Videos folder, and press A.

  14. Within All Videos, you can press Y to play the selected video.

  15. You can also press A to view details, then press A again to play.
  16. Your video will begin to play.

Only the files supported by your Xbox will be detected and available for viewing or listening. Consult Microsoft’s Xbox documentation for a list of supported file types.





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