With all of the revisions to the Xbox 360, it’s sometimes hard to find instructions when you need them. And with so many people asking how to change the theme of their Xbox 360 with the latest Dashboard update, I figured it was time to not just tell you, but show you.
That’s right, it’s a first for NuAngel.net – my own video. Shot while holding my Windows Phone 7 (HTC Arrive) in my left hand and my controller in my right hand. It’s not great, but it gets the point across! The steps are below, or you can watch the video I’ve uploaded and embedded on YouTube.
From the main screen, navigate to the “Social” header using the bumpers.
Move to the right and Select your own Avatar with the “A” button
Select Change Theme
Choose a theme!
That’s it! And you’re done! Now you know how to change the theme of your Xbox 360 in 2012 with the latest, Metro UI dashboard update!
If you’re interested in downloading the beta (betta) fish wallpaper, or any of the other high resolution nature photograph wallpapers that are seen in the Windows 8 Consumer Preview (Build 8250), look no further. They can all be downloaded in a single zip file hosted here: Windows8_8250_Wallpapers.zip
Also, if you miss the good old days, you can still grab all of the wallpapers from the Windows 7 beta build 7100 released years ago in another zip file: Windows7_7100_Wallpapers.zip
For the full blown experience, don’t forget to download the consumer preview and install it (may I suggest you do this on a ‘spare’ computer or a virtual machine)!
So, the consumer preview of Windows 8 launched two days ago. I took some time yesterday to sit down and tinker with the Xbox Live features found within the application. Let’s begin with the “Xbox Live Games” tile seen on the new Start Menu of Windows 8. Continue reading “Xbox Live in Windows 8 Previewed”