How To Get Wireless Internet On Xbox360 Without Adapter

By | January 22, 2015

In this tutorial you will learn how to connect a Xbox 360 to the internet without having to buy the Xbox 360 wireless network adapter. There are two methods of doing this both using a laptops built-in wireless adapter to connected to a router while the Ethernet is connected to the Xbox 360.
 
Items needed:
Ethernet cable
Laptop running Windows 7 connected to the internet, or a desktop with a wireless connection.
 
 
Plug the Ethernet cable into the laptops port than the Xbox 360
laptop ethernet to xbox
 
At the computer do the following settings.
 
 
1…Control panel
Xbox 360 connected without wireless dongle
 
2…Network and Internet
How to get Wireless Internet On Xbox360 Without Adapter
 
3…
Network and Sharing
Xbox 360 connected without wireless
 
4…
Change adapter settings
Internet On Xbox360 Without Adapter
 
5…Highlight both connections using CTRL button than right click and click Bridge Connections
xbox 360 wireless
 
6…A new connections saying “Network Bridged” should come up and the Xbox 360 should now be connected to the internet.
Xbox 360 connected with wireless
 

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If the above method doesn’t work than this is a second method used.
 
At the laptop Go to control panel and Click View network status and task.
How to get Wireless Internet On Xbox360 Without Adapter
 
Under “view your active networks” click your laptops wireless connection.
A “Wireless Network Connection Status” box will appear. Go into properties.
How to get Wireless Internet On Xbox360 Without Adapter
 
Click sharing.
How to get Wireless Internet On Xbox360 Without Adapter
 
Check the box that says “Allow other network users to connect through this computer internet connection. ” and then click the OK button.
How to get Wireless Internet On Xbox360 Without Adapter
 
The Xbox 360 should now be connected to the internet through the laptops wireless interface. You can also simply buy a adapter here is one such adapter on Amazon.
 
Xbox 360 Wireless Network Adapter N

 
 
 
 

3 thoughts on “How To Get Wireless Internet On Xbox360 Without Adapter

  1. Zachary Henson

    Thank you so much! The first method worked the second didn’t but thank you. It has been a struggle to get internet to the Xbox without moving the router for buying that apter! But now we did it for free! This was so helpful!

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