How to connect the Xbox to the Internet?
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Having an internet connection allows the player not only to play in multiplayer mode, but also to gain access to various services on the network. Consider how to connect the Xbox to the Internet.
We start with the Xbox360 console. The most convenient way to connect to the Internet of this console is to connect via a router or modem. If your connection is a VPN connection, then you can connect the set-top box to the network only with a computer or only with a router. If you have an ADSL connection, then you can connect a set-top box and a computer to the network and use a modem. The router will serve you as a kind of traffic distributor.
When buying a modem, pay attention to the presence of inputs, it is desirable that the modem has several network inputs. To connect to the network, you just need to plug the power cord into a free console slot.
Connect Using Mac Addresses
You can connect the console using the Mac address of the computer, but for this you need to connect the Xbox360 to the PC itself.After the set-top box is connected to the computer, you need to write out from the settings, which are located in the item �Network equipment properties�, the physical address of the computer. Next, in the main menu of the console, find �Network Settings� and enter the Mac address. Thanks to this, the console will be able to go online using the provider to which you are connected. Please note that to connect to the modem you need to purchase a network cable.
Next, we look at how to connect to the Internet console Xbox One.
Connect Xbox One
If the power cable is not included with your console, you will need to purchase it separately. When buying a cable, pay attention to its length. You must connect a network cable to the port. The port has the name "Lan". Connect the cable to the modem or router. Turn on the console, and it will automatically detect the presence of a network.
For both versions of the console, there is a wireless internet connection. It is worth mentioning that for the Xbox360 a wireless connection is possible in the Slim version. To connect to a wireless network, you must have a wi-fi router installed. Turn on your console and go to the "Network" menu.Find your network, select and enter the desired password. If the set-top box system tells you that you need to make settings, then you can simply choose automatically. You can also choose the default settings.
Now let's look at the problem of connecting to the Xbox Live network.
Connect to Xbox Live
In order for your console to work fully, you need to connect it to the Xbox Live service. If when you turn on the console, you see a message that indicates the occurrence of an error, this means that the connection to the network was unsuccessful.
The first type of message �No network� indicates that you have no network equipment, you may have entered the wrong password for your wireless network, or you have an error in the ip-address. You need to check the network equipment connection and reconnect to the network if necessary.
The next type of error is the problem of connecting to the Internet. The most common cause of this error is the failure of the provider. Only the provider can solve this error.
If you receive a message stating that you cannot connect to the Xbox Live service, you need to follow these steps:
- Press the �Guide� button on the joystick.
- In the pop-up menu, select "Settings", then "System Settings". After that, go to the "Network Settings" menu and select "Wired Network".
- Select "Configure Network", then go to "Advanced Settings" and select "Restore Defaults".
- Next you need to restart the console.
The last type of error is a NAT error. It can be solved in the same way that was described above. However, it is possible that the problem is in the very functioning of the Xbox Live service.