One of the best features of the Xbox app is the ability to remotely install games onto your Series X or Series S, even if the console is turned off. In fact, Xbox gamers can do this from two of Microsoft’s apps—the standard Xbox app and the Xbox Game Pass app.
Prepping Your Xbox Series X/S
There is one setting on your Xbox Series X or S that you’ll need to switch on in order to do anything remote with the console. This setting is called, quite fittingly, “Enable Remote Features,” and it will allow you to connect to your console via your phone.
To turn this on, go to your Xbox’s settings app and find the “Devices & Connections” menu. From there, find the “Remote Features” submenu. You will need to enter your six-digit passkey if you have the security feature enabled.
From this menu, you’ll see a description of the remote features, which include the ability…