Your Xbox One console includes a Blu-ray drive to enable you to play Blu-ray games or videos on XBox One. But it needs internet connection to play Blu-ray movies on Xbox One. If you ever want to use your Xbox One to play Blu-ray without connecting to Xbox Live, you can set your console to offline. While offline, your console won’t connect to any networks.
How to go offline?
- Scroll left on the Home screen to open the guide.
- Select Settings.
- Select All Settings.
- Select Network.
- Select Network settings, and then select Go offline.
Your network status will change to offline. To go back online, follow the previous steps, but in Network settings select Go online.
Some people says that when they put their console in offline-mode via the network settings and put in a Blu-ray disc, to their surprise it didn’t work, gave an error messege and told them to connect to LIVE. Did a hard reset, same problem. From some research and experiment, feedback unveiled that when go online and the Blu-ray started to play without a problem, no update or anything. Once again to went offline via the network setting, now it worked! So, maybe try using the Blu-ray player once when you are online before you start using it offline. In addition, if you lack internet connection at home, perhaps you have the possibility to share internet connection from a smartphone
Another way to play Blu-ray movies on Xbox One without internet, you can try to play video on Xbox One via USB port by converting Blu-ray to digital format that Xbox One supports. There are three USB 3.0 ports on the Xbox One console for easy access: two on the rear of the console and one either on the front (Xbox One S console) or the left side (original Xbox One console). Before ripping Blu-ray to Xbox One,
you should know which format the media player on Xbox One supports.
Which file types are compatible with Xbox One Media Player app?
The supported file types for the Media Player app are:
- 3GP audio
- 3GP video
- animated GIF
- AVI DivX
- DV AVI
- AVI uncompressed
- AVI Xvid
- H.264 AVCHD
- MPEG-2 MPEG-2 HD
- MPEG-2 TS
- H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
- MPEG-4 SP
- WMA Lossless
- WMA Pro
- WMA Voice
- WMV HD
How to Convert Blu-ray to XBox One Supported format?
Pavtube ByteCopy is strongly recommended to rip Blu-ray to Xbox One format video. The program can do you a great favor to remove all region code from both Blu-ray disc so that you will have no limitation to watch Blu-ray/DVD disc on Xbox One.
It can convert Blu-ray to MP4, AVI, WMV, M4V, etc for Xbox One to play.it can keep the original video quality while ripping Blu-ray to Xbox One. It is easy to use. With just three clicks, you can get Xbox One playable digital file from Blu-ray movies. And you can adjust A/V codec, bitrate, resolution, etc and display aspect ratio.
Step 1: Load Blu-ray movies
Launch this Blu-ray to Xbox One converter on PC, and click “File” and “Load from disc” to import Blu-ray movie. To Blu-ray disc collectors, an external or internal Blu-ray drive is required to recognize your Blu-ray disc.
Step 2: Choose format for Xbox One
According to Xbox One specifications, video formats supported by Xbox One are AVI, H.264 (.mp4, .m4v, mp4v, .mov), MPEG-4 (.mp4, .m4v, mp4v, .mov), and WMV. Click the format bar to follow “Zune/Xbox One Device” ＞ “Xbox One HD Video (*.wmv).” as the target format which is also suitable for Xbox One.
If you want to convert Blu-ray to Xbox One with multiple audio tracks/subtitles and chapter markers preserved, follow “Multi-track”. There are 4 kinds of multi-track output for you, choose the suitable one for your device.
Tip: Before converting Blu-ray movies to Xbox One game console, you’re allowed to adjust parameters for your output video to get better enjoyment. Click “Settings” to “Profile Settings” interface where you’re allowed to change parameters like video size, bitrate, frame rate, sample rate, channels, etc. Here 720P is just enough for you. If you want to create 1080P video for your Xbox One, click “Size” dropdown list under “Video” item to choose “1920*1080”.
Step 3: Start to convert Blu-ray to Xbox One
Tap “Convert” button on the main interface to start transcoding any region lcoked Blu-ray movies to MP4 for Xbox One.After the conversion, just open the output folder to locate the generated MP4 files for Xbox One.
Watching Videos on Xbox One via USB
Let’s get some video going with a USB flash drive. Load your USB flash drive with video from your PC or Mac. Then plug it into the side-mounted USB port on the left-side of your Xbox One console. If you have a Kinect 2 sensor say “Xbox, go to Media Player” or open the My Games and Apps area to find Media Player.
Immediately, you’ll notice your USB flash drive listed under the different devices that the Xbox One Media Player app can see. You may also notice some Windows PCs or other devices that might have content on them too. Select your USB flash drive.
Now select the video you’d like to play.
What should I do if my USB storage device loses connection during play?
Try adjusting the power settings for external storage:
- Go to Settings.
- Select Power & startup.
- Deselect When Xbox is off, turn off storage