How To Format And Add External Hard Drive To Xbox One

Hey, everyone I'm, max Dalton. And in this video I'm going to show you how to add an external hard drive to your Xbox One. It doesn't take long to fill up your Xbox, one hard drive to free up space for new games. You may find yourself to leading games that you're, not quite finished playing adding storage to your Xbox. One is affordable and will take care of this problem, almost any USB 3.0 hard drive with more than 256 gigabytes of storage will work. Additionally, make sure you use a USB 3.0 cable and not. A USB 2.0 cable when connecting the hard drive to your Xbox One now let's walk through the steps for adding an external hard drive to your Xbox.

One step 1, connect your external hard drive to your Xbox console using a USB 3.0 cable USB, ports are located in different places on different Xbox. One models, so you'll need to check the sides and back of your Xbox One to find an available USB port to connect your external hard drive to step 2, a dialog box asking if you want to use your connected external. Hard drive for either media or for games and apps appears select format storage device. The next screen will prompt you to give your storage device. A name step 3 enter a name for your storage device and then press a next screen asks. If you want new game or app installs to be installed at your current location or on the new hard drive that you're connecting step 4 in this example, I'll choose to install new things here.

However, you can navigate to settings system and then storage at any time to. Change your default storage location, a format device screen appears warning you that after formatting, your external hard, drive you'll, only be able to use it with Xbox. One, consoles, don't panic. You can always reformat this device at a later date. If you need to use it with a computer step 5, select format, storage device, the system window will close, and you'll be returned to your Xbox Live home screen after the format is complete a notification appears informing you that your external storage is.

Ready next let's walk through how to see the contents and other information associated with your Xbox Live storage devices. Step 1 use the left analog stick to highlight your gamer pic on your Xbox, Live home screen and then press a step 2 use the left analog stick to highlight the system icon in the row of icons along the top of the menu. The system icon looks like a gear.

Step 3, choose settings in the system menu. The account screen appears step 4 select system on the left side of the screen and. Then decide storage on the right side of the screen. The system storage screen appears step 5, use the left analog stick to navigate over to the manage storage section where all of your connected storage devices will be displayed step 6 highlights any of the available storage options. You want to see additional options for and then press a context menu appears from here. You can click view, contents to see the contents of a specific hard drive connected to your Xbox. One console change it to be the.

Default storage location and more congratulations, you now know how to add an external hard drive to your Xbox One. Thanks for watching leave your thoughts and questions in the comment section below if you liked what you saw here, click, the video link on the right side of the screen to check out another video or click, the logo on the left side of the screen to subscribe to this channel to see more great videos like this one.

Dated : 09-May-2022

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