Xbox One - How to turn off or restrict SmartGlass connections

September 2016


Xbox One - How to turn off or restrict SmartGlass connections


SmartGlass allows you to interact with your Xbox One console via a mobile device (Windows 8, Windows Phone, Android or iOS) connected to the same Wi-Fi network . By default the Xbox One will accept connection from any SmartGlass device.

To turn off or restrict SmartGlass connections on your Xbox One, follow the below procedure:
  • Press the menu key of the controller.
  • Go to Settings > Preferences.
  • In the "SMARTGLASS CONNECTIONS" section, select between:
    • Don't allow SmartGlass connections,
    • Only from profiles signed in on this Xbox.



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