First you need an internet connection, wireless or network cable.
You need the XBox 360 wireless adaptor.
Follow instructions to plug it in, then turn on console.
Go to the Dashboard.
Go to Console Settings.
Then Network Settings.
Then Search for a Network.
When you find your network, select it.
If you have a network code, such as WEP, enter it when prompted.
Now, whenever you turn on your XBox and have the wireless adaptor plugged in, it will automatically connect to your network.
Plug in the cable to your console at the back.
Then follow above steps if it doesn't automatically connect you.
To play with mates, you need to purchase an XBox Live Gold Membership.
To do this, you must create an account after connecting to the internet.
To create an account:
It will ask you to set up XBox Live and to pick a name.
Pick your name and connect it with a Windows Live account such as hotmail.
Follow steps to input information.
Payment can be automatic to a credit card number or, you can purchase XBox Live Membership Cards at most electronic stores, and input the codes.
You get one month free trial just for signing up.
Now to play:
Find out your friends' gamer tags or XBox Live name just as you made yours.
Push the XBox Guide button in the middle of your controller.
At the top, add friends.
Input their gamer tag.
When they accept your invite/request, you can invite them to chats and games.
Pick your game, follow the instructions to play a multi-player game over XBox Live with your friends.
Dec 28, 2008 |
Microsoft Xbox 360 Console