Xbox SmartGlass (Now known as the "Xbox app") is a companion application thats is avaliable on iOS devices, Android devices, Windows 8, Windows 10, and Windows Phone/Tablets. SmartGlass was released on 26th October 2012.
- Remote Control, you can pause, rewind and stop movies and videos straight from your device.
- Internet Explorer, you can control IE from the SmartGlass application on any device.
- Communicate, you can use your device to send messages, change your bio, location and name. You can also view friends profiles, add people as friends, see whos online, and set beacons.
- Dress Up, with your device you can customise your avatar completly.
- More, you can view achievements, compare games, and remotely start a game.
- Next Gen, the application can be used as a second screen to enhance gameplay.