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Xbox Series X Secret Features, Settings and Tips

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Omer Kaan Ayvaz

Xbox Series X is a unique console. Besides the hardware’s awesome capabilities, it has unique software capabilities. In addition, Xbox Series X  has secret features. We call them secret because the majority of Xbox Series X owners do not know how to use those hidden features. In this article, we gonna show how to use Xbox Series X secret features. If you just unwrapped your Xbox Series X, Xbox Series X hidden features will make you happy.

Xbox Series X secret features: How to increase FPS for older games

With recent updates, you can play older games that are published for Xbox 365 or One on Xbox Series X.Those games are designed for the older Xbox hardware. That’s why they use low memory and CPU. Because of the use of low memory and CPU, players will encounter low fps. However, players do not need to play those games with low FPS. Players can increase FPS on Xbox Series X without ease. This hidden feature is called the FPS Boost. With an FPS Boost, players can boost the old game 30 FPS to 120 FPS. Here is how you can do that. Reminder: To use the FPS boost, you should have a monitor that supports a 120 Hz refresh rate. Also, you make sure the game in which you want to increase FPS is listed on this list.

  1. Press the Xbox button on your controller.
  2. Select Profile&System.
  3. Open Settings.
  4. Press General.
  5. Select TV&Display.
  6. You need to select Refresh rate > 120 Hz.

After you set up a refresh rate of 120 Hz for Xbox Series X, you need to enable an FPS boost for the games.

  1. Open My games&apps.
  2. Highlight the game in which you want to increase its FPS.
  3. Press Menu.
  4. Select Manage game& add-ons.
  5. Choose compatibility options.
  6. Enable FPS boost.

Use the Night Mode

Some people like to use their Xbox Series X at night. Because of the eye-catching screen, this habit causes eye problems. If you are a night owl, you can turn on the night mode for Xbox Series X to protect your eyes during your gaming period. To enable night mode, you need to follow the steps below.

  1. Press the Xbox button on your controller to open the guide.
  2. Open profile&system
  3. Go to settings
  4. Open accessibility
  5. Chose Night mode
  6. Set to On

How to use Xbox Remote Play to stream Xbox games to your phone or computer

Recent updates added many features to Xbox consoles like Xbox Remote Play. Xbox Remote Play allows us the play games on Windows PC or Mobile phone. With Xbox Remote Play, players can play their games whenever they are. Players can connect directly to the console. To use this feature, you need to follow the steps listed below.

  1. To open the guide, you should press the Xbox button on your controller.
  2. Go to Profile&System.
  3. Open settings.
  4. Choose Devices&connections.
  5. Check the Enable remote features checkbox.
  6. Open power settings.
  7. Enable instant mode.

To play games on your mobile phone, you should follow the steps listed fallow on your mobile phone

  1. You need to open Xbox mobile app.
  2. Press the My library icon.
  3. Select your console.
  4. Press Remote play on this device.

You can follow the steps below to stream games on a windows device.

  1. Download the Xbox app for your PC.
  2. Open the Xbox app.
  3. Press the consoles icon.
  4. Select your console to connect.

That is it. You have learned four secret features for your Xbox Series X. If you have questions, you can write us in the comment section. Also if you want to add hidden features to this article, you can write it too in the comment section.

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