Do you have a lot of media files on an external device that you want to watch on your Xbox? Do you want to know how to play them without opening the file explorer every time? Then you are in the right place.

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In this blog post, I will show you how to use the Scorpio Player app on your Xbox to play any media file from an external folder with just a few clicks. This is a quick and easy way to enjoy your media files on your Xbox without any hassle.

What is Scorpio Player App?

Scorpio Player is a powerful and versatile media player app for Xbox that can play almost any media format. You can use it to play videos, music, photos, and even subtitles from your external devices, such as USB drives, hard disks, or network shares.

Scorpio Player has many features that make it a great choice for Xbox users, such as:

  • Support for multiple audio and subtitle tracks
  • Customizable playback speed and aspect ratio
  • Resume playback from where you left off
  • Playlist and folder browsing
  • Background audio and picture-in-picture mode
  • And much more!

You can download Scorpio Player from the Microsoft Store for free or upgrade to the Pro version for more features and no ads.

How to Play Media Files from External Folders with Scorpio Player

To play media files from external folders with Scorpio Player, you need to follow these simple steps:

  1. Connect your external device to your Xbox via USB or network.
  2. Launch Scorpio Player app on your Xbox and select the “Open Folder” option.
  3. Browse to the folder where your media files are stored and select the file you want to play.
  4. Enjoy your media on your Xbox!

You can also add the folder to the app and use it for later. To do that.

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You can also access your playlists from the “Start Icon” option in the main menu of Scorpio Player.


Scorpio Player is a great app for playing media files from external folders on your Xbox. It is easy to use, fast, and reliable. It can play almost any media format and has many features that enhance your viewing experience.

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