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How to use Xbox 360 to Watch TV

If you have an Xbox 360, it is quite easy to use it for watching TV, especially Netflix movies. iYogi Tech Tips will help you enjoy Netflix movie time sitting right from home. Here are some simple steps to go about it.

Things you will need

  1. The first thing you need to do is get Xbox 360 gaming console and bundles. You can select any Xbox console according to your liking.
  2. The next thing to do is get an Xbox LIVE Gold Account membership online. You can select from a 3 month or 12 month membership plan.
  3. You will also need a broadband internet connection.
  4. Finally, if you want to watch Netflix movies, you will also require a Netflix membership. Once, you have a membership you can rent as many DVDs as you want and instantly watch movies, TV episodes on your Xbox 360 console.

How to stream Netflix movies through Xbox 360

Here are the quick steps to stream Netflix movies through Xbox 360.

Step 1. Sign-in to your Xbox LIVE account.

Step 2: Go to the Xbox 360 Dashboard and then to the Video Marketplace. Now select the show that is showing Netflix logo. Confirm Download to start downloading Netflix. Once the download finishes, select Play Now. You will find an activation code displayed. Write down this code somewhere. You will require it to complete the activation process.

Step 3: Now go to and activate your account using the activation code mentioned in Step 2. You should now be able to successfully scroll through the Netflix library in the Video Marketplace section of your Xbox 360 Dashboard. You can select the Netflix movie on the screen and it will load and play.

You can now enjoy this movie any way you want.

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