How to Watch Paramount Plus on Xbox?

BY Sourav



Xbox has been a popular video game console but also can be used for media streaming. You can now add the Paramount Plus app on Xbox and stream thousands of movies including original series and sports from BET, CBS, MTV, etc.

If you use Paramount Plus, you can watch content on three devices simultaneously and even download them to watch offline. Therefore, it becomes easier to stream Paramount shows on a mobile, TV, and Xbox as well.

This guide will explain all your queries regarding Paramount Plus on Xbox. So, let’s get started. 

Overview of Paramount Plus

Paramount Plus is a subscription-oriented on-demand OTT streaming service developed and managed by ViacomCBS. The Paramount plus platform is considered a package of entertainment for its exclusive stories and original content.

Even, you can share the Paramount Plus library from the Paramount picture library, ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks broadcast, and  CBSEntertainment Group.

While talking about the subscription plans, Paramount Plus has two plans. The first plan is Paramount+ Essential which costs $4.99/month or $49.99/year to stream with limited commercials ads. The next one is Paramount+ Premium costs $9.99/month or $99.99/year to stream without ad interruptions.

Is Paramount Plus available on Xbox?

Certainly, Paramount Plus is available on Xbox. You can download it from the in-built Microsoft App Store of Xbox. The Paramount Plus app is available almost on all latest Xbox versions, including Xbox One X, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and One S. Paramount Plus is available on all these models and versions of Xbox.

How Do you Install and Watch Paramount Plus on Xbox?

You can quickly get access to Paramount Plus via the pre-installed apps section. Following are the methods to watch Paramount Plus on Xbox. 

  • Install Directly Paramount+ on Xbox
  • Screen Mirror Paramount+ using iPhone/iPad on Xbox 
  • Cast Paramount+ on Xbox using Android phone
  • Tips to access Paramount+ on Xbox 360

These are the methods to use Paramount Plus on Xbox. Now, in the next section, we are going to explain each of them individually. 

Install Directly Paramount+ on Xbox

Here’s the simple process to install Paramount Plus directly on Xbox:

Step 1. First, connect your Xbox console with the Smart TV via an HDMI cable and turn it on.

Step 2.  Make sure the Xbox is connected to a stable WiFi.

Step 3. From your Xbox, navigate to the Home screen and hover around the Store field.

Step 4. Click Apps and open the Microsoft Store.

Steps 5. Select the Search field to look for the Paramount Plus app.

Steps 6. Once you find it, select the official app and click Download.

Step 7. After downloading and installing, launch Paramount Plus on Xbox.

Step 8. Log in to your Paramount plus subscription account using the Paramount+ credentials. 

Screen Mirror Paramount+ using iPhone/iPad on Xbox

Here we’re going to discuss the steps of Screen Mirror Paramount+ using iPhone/iPad on Xbox. Try the following steps. 

Step 1. Open the App Store from your iPhone or iPad.

Step 2. Search for the Paramount Plus app using the Search tab.

Step 3. Once you the app, select Install.

Step 4. Log in to your Paramount Plus subscription account using the login credentials.

Step 5. After that, switch on your Xbox and pair it with the iPhone/iPad through stable WiFi.

Step 6. Now, swipe up on the iPhone, tap the Control Center and choose Screen Mirroring.

Step 7. Merge your iPhone and Xbox. Once you’re done, open any video from Paramount+ and your Xbox will begin to mirror it on your iPhone/iPad.

Cast Paramount+ on Xbox using Android Device

In this section, we’ll discuss the steps of Cast Paramount+ on Xbox using Android Device. Follow the steps below:

Step 1. From your Android mobile/tablet, go to the Play Store.

Step 2. Find the Paramount Plus app using the Search bar.

Step 3. Once you find it, tap Download.

Step 4. Install the app on your Android device and log in using the Paramount Plus credentials.

Step 5. Launch Paramount Plus on the Android device.

Step 6. Tap on the cast icon above and the app will begin to scan for available devices within range.

Step 7. Choose your Xbox console as the streaming device from the scan result.

Now the Xbox can stream Paramount+ on it using your Android device.

Tips to Access Paramount+ on Xbox 360

In case you have Xbox 360, there is still a possibility to access Paramount Plus on Xbox 360. All you need is to cast the Paramount plus app from iPhone on the Xbox 360 using the Xbox app. Also, you can cast Paramount Plus via Android device on Xbox 360 by using the AllCastApp. But before doing so, enable the connected device option from the console setting. 

Frequently Asked Question

How to Activate Paramount Plus on Xbox?

You can easily activate Paramount Plus on your Xbox console by signing up for Paramount Plus. After installing the app simply click Sign Up and you’ll get an access code on the display. Once you get the code, Go to using the mobile or desktop browser. Now, enter the on-screen code and choose Activate to get full access to the app on your Xbox console. 


Hopefully, this guide has been helpful enough to help you with installing and activating Paramount Plus on Xbox. Paramount Plus is one of the best entertaining streaming services. You can get exclusive and original content, including thousands of episodes, movies, and live sports, in one place to stream. 

About The Author


Sourav’s been working as a freelance writer and blogger for over five years. She is a firm believer in big dreams and realizing them. Her work has been published in Women On Writing, Be a Freelance Blogger, Make a Living Writing and Brazen Careerist among others