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How To Setup Or Activate The NBC News App On Xbox 360?

Xbox 360 is not just used as a game console anymore, but it has all the features to be called a streaming device. Xbox 360 users have discerned the ability of Xbox 360 to stream high-quality digital content, which is why they now want every streaming app to have support for Xbox 360. Good news is that a lot of apps can be played on Xbox 360, which includes Netflix, Hulu, NBC News and so on. If you haven’t had a chance to access NBC News app on Xbox 360, then you can check out the info provided in the next section.

NBC News App Basics

You need to have the following things in order to watch NBC News on your Xbox 360 game console:

  1. Have an active Xbox Live Account with login credentials at your disposal.
  2. A minimum of 75MB of storage space available

Download NBC News App

  1. To download NBC News app, you need to sign in with your Xbox Live Gamertag on your Xbox 360 console.
  2. Then, go to ‘Apps’ followed by ‘Browse Apps’.
  3. Browse for ‘NBC News’.
  4. You will have to choose ‘NBC News’ in order to download and install it.
  5. Wait until the app gets downloaded, and once it does, the app is going to launch automatically. So, you can now browse through the entire library of content that is available for you to watch.
  6. If you don’t wish to start the NBC News app after it has been installed, then you can go to ‘Video’ > ‘My Video Apps’ > ‘NBC News’.

Watch NBC News

To watch the news that concern you the most, here is what you are going to do:

  1. Go to ‘Video’, then ‘My Video Apps’ and finally, ‘NBC News’.
  2. When you’re in the ‘News’ hub, you can:
    1. Watch any featured content that is displayed in the Centre hub.
    2. Navigate to the ‘left’ in order to search for specific news stories.
    3. Navigate to the ‘right’ in order to check content categories.
  3. If you have found something to watch, then you can select ‘Play’.

Adjust App Settings For NBC News

You can easily access the settings of your NBC News app on the far-right hub. In the ‘Settings’ menu, you can:

  1. Reset the search history.
  2. Turn on/off search history saving.
  3. Turn on/off closed captions.
  4. Run the Kinect Turner.

How to use Family Settings in Xbox 360 to control and limit access to the content?

In case you are using Family settings to control the movies and TV that could be seen through Xbox Live, then NBC News app is going to follow these settings. In case, you want to bar viewing of TV-MA-rated TV shows on Xbox 360 console, then the app is going to give a rating to that content, which will be something like, ‘restricted video’ with an icon indicating the same. If you want to play that content, then you will have to enter the pass code.

So, that is how things work on Xbox 360 game console and how you can install and operate NBC News app on the device. If you need more information, free to contact NBC Activate.



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