How to Watch Disney Plus on Xbox (2021 Updated)

Last updated: March 1, 2021 by Salman

Wondering how to watch Disney Plus on Xbox from anywhere around the world? If yes then this blog is for you.

In this guide, you can get all the steps to access Disney+ on your Xbox from anywhere abroad with the help of a VPN. So without any further delay, let’s dive in:

Disney Plus offers dedicated apps for all the major platforms, including Xbox, PS4, Firestick, Roku, Smart TV, Apple TV, Android, and iOS.

But unfortunately, as of now, this streaming service is available only in few countries, including the USA, UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Netherlands, Austria, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Switzerland, India, and Puerto Rico.

This means when you try to stream Disney+ outside the mentioned above countries, the following geo-restriction error will appear on your screen:

Disney Plus geo-restriction error

But don’t worry, you can still stream Disney Plus on your Xbox via using a VPN. Here is how you can do it:


How to Watch Disney Plus on Xbox (Easy Steps)

Start by downloading the Disney+ app on your gaming console through the following method:

How to get Disney Plus on Xbox?

  1. Launch your Xbox device and press the home button. 
  2. Navigate to the Store.
  3. On the search bar, type Disney Plus. 
  4. Select the Disney Plus app and click on “Get” to install.
  5. Locate the app in “My Games and Apps.” 
  6. Launch it and sign in to start streaming.

If you see a message which prevents you from getting the app based on your region, then install a VPN on your device. Sadly, Xbox does not offer a built-in VPN app to use. This is why first you need to smart DNS via VPN. Then set up on Xbox to stream Disney+ from anywhere around the world.

Follow these steps to watch Disney Plus on Xbox from anywhere via VPN:

Activate MediaStreamer DNS via VPN

  1. Download and subscribe to a VPN on your Windows or macOS device (ExpressVPN is the best working Disney Plus VPN in 2021).
  2. Now head to the ExpressVPN DNS settings page and Sign in.
  3. Under IP address Registration, click on Register my IP address and enable the option below.
  4. Now, get your MediaStreamer IP address by going to Setup.
  5. Navigate the MediaStreamer IP address and store it for installation.
  6. Now it’s time to set up the DNS addresses that you got on your Xbox.

Setup MediaStreamer DNS on Xbox and Watch Disney+

  1. Launch Xbox and head to “Settings.”
  2. In the “Settings” menu, select “Network” and then “Network settings.”
  3. Now select “Advanced settings” > click “DNS settings” > then select “Manual” to configure the DNS addresses.
  4. Now you will have to fill in the IP addresses of DNS servers that you can see on your profile page after activating smart DNS.
  5. Enter both primary and secondary IP addresses.
  6. Once you enter the IP addresses, you will see the entered DNS addresses active.
  7. Now set your location to the US. To do so, go to “Settings” > “Systems” > then “Language & location” and change it to the USA.
  8. Now select the “Restart now” option in “Language & location” settings and wait for the process
  9. Run the Disney Plus app > log-in to your account and enjoy it.

Note: VPN does not let you watch Disney Plus on Xbox free if you don’t have its subscription. VPN allows you to access Disney+ content on your Xbox in an unsupported location. However, if you don’t have Disney+ subscription, read my ultimate Disney Plus VPN guide.


How VPN’s Smart DNS Allows You to Watch Disney Plus on Xbox in Unsupported Country?

Simply put, the internet service you are using contains your local IP address. And since streaming services like Disney+ need to follow the content distribution policies, it uses an IP tracking system.

With this IP tracking system, when a user tries to access their service from a country where the service is not available, it immediately blocks the user by tracking the local IP address.

This is where a VPN comes to rescue. By using a VPN’s Smart DNS feature, you can spoof your local IP address and replace it with the US IP address. In this way, when you try to access the Disney+ on Xbox in the unsupported country via VPN, it tricks the IP tracking system that you are residing somewhere in the USA and thus allows you to access the service.


What Can I Watch on Disney Plus?

Disney Plus offers tons of movies and TV shows to watch. But if you don’t know where to start, you can follow the mentioned below lists:

 Best TV Shows

  1. The Mandolorian aka Baby Yoda show
  2. The Simpsons
  3. Star Wars Clone Wars
  4. Inhumans
  5. Forky Asks the Question
  6. That’s So Raven
  7. Even Stevens
  8. The World According t0 Jeff Goldblum
  9. Ultimate Spider-Man
  10. Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD.

Best Movies

  1. Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  2. Avengers
  3. Thor Ragnarok
  4. Togo
  5. Lady and the Tramp
  6. Iron Man: All Parts
  7. Guardians of the Galaxy: All Parts
  8. Bambi
  9. Mary Poppins
  10. Lilo & Stitch

FAQs

How do I watch Disney plus on my Xbox?

It’s simple. Launch your Xbox, visit the app store, and navigate Disney Plus through the search bar. Download and install the app for free. Now sign in using your credentials or create an account and stream all you want on Disney Plus Xbox. 

Why can’t I get Disney Plus on my Xbox?

Recheck if you followed the right steps to download Disney Plus on Xbox. Navigate through the Windows store and search for the app if you don’t find it on the menu. 

How do I fix Disney Plus on my Xbox?

Make sure your internet connection is stable. Update your Disney Plus app; if that doesn’t work, delete and reinstall it. Also, restart your Xbox device after plugging it out for a bit. 

How do I get Disney Plus on Xbox Live UK?

Since Disney Plus is available in the UK, you can simply download the app from the Microsoft Store and install it on your Xbox Live. 



Author Bio

Salman

Salman

A binge-watcher and Disney fan, Salman Ahmed loves to blog about all the latest movies, TV shows, trends & happenings in the VPN industry.

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