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Xbox 360: How to set up a wireless connection on older dashboard versions

Xbox 360: How to set up a wireless connection on older dashboard versions


xbox360This guide will show you how to set up wireless on older versions Xbox 360 system software.


Once you've connected to the Internet, your Xbox 360 will prompt you to update to the latest system software. You won't be able to sign in to Xbox LIVE until you've done this.

  1. Instructions for the New Xbox Experience (NXE) Dashboard
    Released for all systems between November 2008 and December 2011
  2. Instructions for the Original Dashboard software
    Installed on all Xbox 360s sold prior to November 2008

1. Instructions for the New Xbox Experience (NXE) Dashboard

1. Press up or down until you get to My Xbox. Press right to scroll through the options until you get to System Settings and press A.
Xbox top level
2. From the System Settings screen, choose Network Settings then Configure Network.
System Settings screen
3. From here, highlight the wireless information block and press A. Then select Scan for Networks.
stuff
4. Select the name (SSID) of your wireless network. If your router isn't broadcasting this, choose Specify Unlisted Network and enter the name.
Wireless network lists
5. If your network has wireless security, enter your WEP or WPA key. Press Start when you're done.
Password
6. You'll be taken back to the Network Settings screen. Select Test Xbox LIVE connection to make sure everything is working properly.
Testing connection
 

2. Instructions for the Original Dashboard software

1. Press right on your joypad until you get to the System Blade. From here choose Network Settings.
Click Network Settings
2. From the Network Settings menu, choose Edit Settings.
Click Edit Settings
3. From the Edit Settings screen, highlight and select the wireless settings block at the bottom.
Choose SSID
4. Select the name (SSID) of your wireless network. If your router isn't broadcasting this, choose Specify Unlisted Network and enter the name
Choose Wireless Network
5. Enter the appropriate security settings and password - check your router instructions if you're not sure about this. Press Start button when you're done.
Enter WEP Key
9. On the Apply Settings page choose Test Xbox LIVE. You'll see a screen telling you that your Xbox 360 is connected.
Test Successful
 

Community Gaffer ‎21-03-2012 11:16 PM
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