Xbox 360 - How to reset the display settings

November 2016

Resetting the Microsoft Xbox 360 display settings to default values can help to fix several issues and errors.
The procedure is as follows:
  • Remove any game disc and turn off the console
  • Tested with a single gamepad.
  • Turn the console on, using your gamepad (press and hold the Guide button):
  • While the device is booting, press and hold the Y button + right trigger. The Xbox 360 logo will be displayed (keep the button pressed).

  • The device will restart and the display settings will be restored to default values.

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