How to Watch TV on Xbox Series X

If you want something free, Pluto TV and Tubi are good options . Both apps offer a catalog of live TV channels, all free to watch (though they are ad-supported). If you don't want ads and don't mind paying a subscription, the Series X|S also supports the Sling TV, Hulu, and YouTube TV apps.

Are you tired of switching between your TV and Xbox Series X to watch live TV? Well, you don’t have to anymore! In this guide, we will show you how to connect your cable box with Xbox Series X and watch it through the console using just one HDMI cable.

First, ensure that the HDMI going out of your cable box is plugged into the HDMI input at the back of your Xbox Series X. Then go to the settings and select the “TV and One Guide” option. Select “One Guide” and go to the setup page where it says “TV lineup.” Enter your area zip code and it will gather all the channels of the labels from your service provider for that particular area.

Next, select your cable provider and it will guide you through the setup process. You can either manually put in your cable box model number or leave it on auto detect. Once you have completed the setup process, you can watch live TV on your Xbox Series X.

To access your live TV channels, press the Menu button and go to the entertainment tab. Select the “Live TV” option and your live TV channels will be displayed. You can use the mini guide or the full guide to navigate through the channels.

With this setup, you can free up one HDMI from your TV, giving you a chance to hook up one more console if you have a Playstation or anything you want to connect with.

We hope this guide helps you watch live TV on your Xbox Series X with ease. Let us know if you have any suggestions or feedback.


Can you still watch TV through Xbox Series X?
With the Xbox One &, Xbox Series X you can not only play games, but also watch live and on demand television. Stream all TV content from the Zattoo app directly onto the big screen. For the Zattoo App you only use your Zattoo account and watch TV over the internet as usual.
Can you watch live TV through Xbox?
How to Stream Live TV on Xbox Series X or S. Since Xbox Series X and S don't work with USB TV tuners, the only way to watch live television is to use an app that streams live television. These apps have subscription services that you can also use on your computer, phone, and other devices.
How do I stream TV shows on my Xbox One?
Step 1: Sign in. Sign into your Microsoft account. ... Step 2: Browse. Go to the Microsoft Store on Xbox, Windows, or the Web to rent or buy your favorite movies and TV shows. ... Step 3: Enjoy. Watch with the Microsoft Movies &, TV app on your device.