How to Check Connection on Xbox One

Introduction

Xbox One.

With the Xbox One you can play online video games or stream audio and video content from the internet. For this to work, it must maintain a good connection to your network and the internet. This guide will show you how to check the network status of your Xbox One.

1 Check Network Status

  1. Press the Xbox button on the controller.
    Placement of Xbox button on gamepad pointed out.
  2. Go to the System tab.
    System icon pointed out in Xbox One menu.
  3. Then go to Settings.
    Settings option highlighted in Xbox One menu.
  4. Then go to Network.
    Network option highlighted in Xbox One settings.
  5. And then go to Network Settings.
    Network Settings option highlighted in Xbox One settings.
  6. This screen is divided into three columns. The middle one shows you the network status.
    Network Status for Xbox One.
    • The first indicator tells you whether you're connected and through what type of connection, wired or wireless. If you are wireless, it also displays a signal strength indicator.
    • The second indicator displays your Network Address Translation (NAT) type. NAT allows you to have multiple devices connected to the internet at the same time while only having one physical connection to your internet service provider.
    • The third indicator tells you whether all of the Xbox Live services are up and running. If any services are down, this indicator will also detail which ones are down.

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Xbox One.

With the Xbox One you can play online video games or stream audio and video content from the internet. For this to work, it must maintain a good connection to your network and the internet. This guide will show you how to check the network status of your Xbox One.

  1. Press the Xbox button on the controller.
    Placement of Xbox button on gamepad pointed out.
  2. Go to the System tab.
    System icon pointed out in Xbox One menu.
  3. Then go to Settings.
    Settings option highlighted in Xbox One menu.
  4. Then go to Network.
    Network option highlighted in Xbox One settings.
  5. And then go to Network Settings.
    Network Settings option highlighted in Xbox One settings.
  6. This screen is divided into three columns. The middle one shows you the network status.
    Network Status for Xbox One.
    • The first indicator tells you whether you're connected and through what type of connection, wired or wireless. If you are wireless, it also displays a signal strength indicator.
    • The second indicator displays your Network Address Translation (NAT) type. NAT allows you to have multiple devices connected to the internet at the same time while only having one physical connection to your internet service provider.
    • The third indicator tells you whether all of the Xbox Live services are up and running. If any services are down, this indicator will also detail which ones are down.
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