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By Richard Devine
March 30, 2017

Don’t have cable TV? That doesn’t mean you can’t watch live TV on your Xbox One. Here’s what you need to know.

OneGuide is one of the core features of the Xbox One, and it integrates cable TV with the console in a single seamless interface. But what if you don’t have cable TV? The good news is you’re not frozen out, and you can very easily — in certain areas at least — integrate over-the-air (OTA) TV channels into your Xbox One experience. Here’s how.

To get OTA TV channels onto the Xbox One you need a tuner that runs between the aerial and the console. They aren’t expensive, but depending on where you live they will look a little different. In Europe, for example, there was (until recently) an official Xbox-branded tuner, while in North America it’s produced by Hauppauge. (That same version is also now available in Europe.)

It’s an interface with an aerial input on one side and a USB cable on the other to connect to the console. Upon plugging it in, the console will automatically recognize it and send you into the set-up process.

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