Use Xbox 360 SmartGlass to enhance your entertainment on Xbox 360.
Xbox 360 SmartGlass lets your device work with your Xbox 360 console to bring rich, interactive experiences and unique content about what you’re watching or playing, right to the device that’s already in your hand. Interact with your favorite TV shows, movies, music, sports, and games, and bring remote control to a whole new level.

You can also connect with your Xbox friends, track and compare your achievements, and change up your 3D avatar.

Got an Xbox One? There’s an Xbox One SmartGlass app too.

Xbox 360 SmartGlass lets you:
• Navigate your Xbox 360 with swipe and tap
• Use your phone’s keyboard to type to your Xbox 360
• Browse the Internet on your Xbox 360 with full keyboard and zooming
• Play, pause, fast forward, rewind, and stop videos and music on your Xbox 360
• Search the full Xbox catalog of music, video, and games
• Enjoy rich, interactive experiences from select game and entertainment content creators
• Track and compare your achievements with your Xbox friends
• Change up your 3D avatar
• Message your Xbox friends
• Edit your Xbox profile

What's New

Version 2.7

•Bug Fixes

Ratings and Reviews

3.1 out of 5

1.1K Ratings

1.1K Ratings

Good app for Xbox Users


This app is convenient. What I mean by that is now you can message faster by using your iPod's keyboard instead of the controller to send messages. I can check my achievements too. Rarely some games on Xbox uses this app too! The avatar is nice to have, including playing any props that it has been chosen.(Shake your iPhone or iPod to see your avatar fall!)

The downside of this app is that you have to manually refresh it. What I mean is that you have to press on the refresh button to see changes, messages, and the achievement scores. I wouldn't know if someone messaged me if I didn't refresh! And not that much games uses this app, and if they do it is rarely! Sometimes you can't send a message just because you're on it for too long! And the character limit is a bit too low, also.(How much letters can be in a message.) And this app is a bit slow if you're using iOS 5, but it is still useable. It would be nice to get notifications for this app if I get something.

Overall it is a good app with issues of refreshing and messaging your messages and other issues too.

Useful if you're an extra chill person.

@Juddahh (Instagram)

I've never tried anything like this before...simply, because of other peoples comments and reviews which made me a bit skeptical about downloading the app. I bit the bullet and completed the download. Email info, verification codes-all relevancy and very short ad also very protective. Long story short, this app is pretty cool especially for a first-timer haha... Download it; it's not a hassle, it's fun to use, and you can basically do everything with your phone as you would with the controller but future references, make sure to turn on your smart glass option in your console settings under remote control. Have fun, xboxers😌

Great IDEA could be WAY BETTER


I love the ability to connect with my Friends who don't have phones, and a few things I would change would be that I would like notifications for when my gf sends me messages and would like to not have to manually refresh when I'm talking to her. That would be a awesome improvement thanks! One other improvement I could think of would be to be able to bypass the connecting to Xbox 360 part of the app load up because I don't use this for anything but messages and I have slow internet so it would be nice to be able to skip the "connecting to Xbox 360" part. Thanks Microsoft for making this great app!


Microsoft Corporation
50 MB
Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Frequent/Intense Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
Infrequent/Mild Simulated Gambling
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
© 2012 Microsoft. All rights reserved.


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