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How to put videos on the XBox 360

Updated July 19, 2017

The Xbox 360 allows you to copy files from a USB flash drive onto the Xbox 360 hard drive or any storage based device that's connected to the Xbox 360. Once copied onto the Xbox 360, the video can be played and manipulated using the Xbox 360 on-screen media player. The Xbox 360 supports the following video formats: AVI, DIVX, MP4, WMV and ASF.

Turn the Xbox off. Connect the USB flash drive to any USB port on the Xbox 360.

Turn the Xbox on. From the Xbox menu, select the "My Xbox" tab. Select "System Settings." Select "Memory."

Select "Flash Drive." Select the "Videos" sub-folder. Select the video that you want to put on the Xbox 360. Select "Copy."

Choose the storage device that you want to copy the video to (e.g. "Hard Drive").

Things You'll Need

  • USB Flash Drive
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Chappy Sinclair has been writing professionally since 2006. He has been able to share his gaming and computer-related impressions and opinions on a national scale with published submissions in "PC Gamer Magazine" and "Maximum PC." Sinclair is currently studying for an aeronautical degree in navigation and avionics at the American Academy of Aeronautics.