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Xbox one not advertising as player

AJCWhiteAJCWhite Posts: 3Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass


For some reason, my Xbox one does not show up in the list of possible devices to cast/play to.

Anyone know a fix?



  • MoussaMoussa Posts: 1,636Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    @AJCWhite The console needs a local server on the network to be connected directly for it to work as a player. Do you have a local server that shows up as nearby on the list of servers?

  • AJCWhiteAJCWhite Posts: 3Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    @Moussa I can connect to the server and play media using the xbox app but cant cast from my phone to the xbox like I can with chromecast.

    Thanks, Alex

  • kuroiryukuroiryu Posts: 3Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    This used to work but has been broken for at least 6 months. Somtimes altering the manual connections in the mobile app work. Maybe mobile doesn't do a good job of switching from indirect to direct.

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