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

Seagate Central - How to 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 that is loaded on your Seagate Central drive accessible through DLNA to your Xbox 360 console:

  1. If you haven’t done so already, set up your Seagate Central according to the instructions in Document ID: 005378.
  2. Load desired media content into the Public folder if you have not already done so.
    1. See Document ID: 005388 for instructions in Windows.
    2. See Document ID: 005424 for instructions in MacOS.
  3. Launch the Seagate Central Assistant by typing your host name into the address bar of a web browser. See Document ID: 005247 for instructions on finding the host name.
  4. Log in as a user with administrator rights.
  5. Under the Services tab, click on DLNA.
  6. Make sure the Enable box is checked on the right, then click Done.

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

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

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

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

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

    You can also press A to view details, then press A again to play.

    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.

    For other ways to share media from your Seagate Central via DLNA, see Document ID: 005389.



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