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How to watch Disney Plus on your Xbox

Your Xbox console can access Disney Plus, and most can even handle 4K streaming.
January 11, 2023
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The Magic Kingdom’s content is available on many platforms other than your smartphone. If you want to stream Disney Plus on the big screen and all you have is an Xbox connected to a monitor or a TV, you need not worry. Here’s how to watch Disney Plus on the latest Xbox consoles.

Read more: All the movies and TV shows you can watch on Disney Plus


To watch Disney Plus on your Xbox console, you'll need to subscribe to Disney Plus and download the free app from the Microsoft Store on your Xbox. After that, simply sign in to start streaming.


Requirements for watching Disney Plus on Xbox

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You’ll be happy to know that Disney Plus is supported on the Xbox One lineup and the new Xbox Series X and Series S consoles. However, before you start watching, you’ll need to subscribe to the platform and become a member.

A Disney Plus membership costs $7.99 per month. You can also opt for the yearly plan that’ll cost you $79.99 for 12 months.

For the best experience streaming Disney Plus in 4K, ensure the following:

  • You have an Xbox One S, Xbox One X, Xbox Series X, or Xbox Series S. The original Xbox One does not support 4K streaming.
  • You have a high-speed internet connection of at least 5Mbps for HD streaming and at least 25Mbps.
  • Use a high-bandwidth HDMI cable and HDCP 2.2-enabled external displays.

How to watch Disney Plus on Xbox

Disney Plus is available as a free app on the Microsoft Store on your Xbox console. You can set up a new account within the app, but it’s easier to subscribe beforehand to sign in quickly.

Firstly, navigate to the Microsoft Store on your Xbox by pressing the home button on the controller.

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Then head to the Apps section from the left-hand side. You can select Entertainment apps to help narrow your search.

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Find the Disney Plus app and select Get to install it for free.

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Once it’s finished downloading, you can select Subscribe Now to set up a new account or select Log In from the bottom to link your Xbox to your account’s devices.

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You’ll see a unique code to enter your account from a web browser. Once linked, the Disney Plus app will remain in the My games and apps tab on your Xbox. You can now watch Disney Plus whenever you need a break from gaming.


Yes, several Disney video games are available on Xbox consoles, such as Marvel’s Avengers, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, and the Kingdom Hearts franchise.

Yes, you can watch Disney Plus on your Xbox One. However, you can only stream in 4K on the Xbox One S or One X consoles.

You can download the Disney Plus app for free on your Xbox from the Microsoft store, but you will need to pay for a subscription to watch content on the streaming app.