How to Listen to Audible on an Xbox One

Summary
There is no Audible app on Xbox One. How do you stream Audible on Xbox One? This article will teach you 2 simple methods to listen to your Audible audiobooks on an Xbox One, which lacks an Audible app. You can play Audible on Xbox One via the browser or a USB drive.

Does Xbox have an Audible app? Is there an Audible app for Xbox One? How to listen to Audible on an Xbox One console?

Xbox One is the most powerful console on the market, with plenty of memorable games. Besides, it is also a dynamic home entertainment system. Xbox One features several apps, such as Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, MyTube, SoundCloud, Netflix, YouTube, and other online streaming services. However, there is no Audible app for Xbox One game console.

You don’t need to be disappointed. You can still use your Xbox One console to listen to all of your favorite Audible book titles. Today this article will cover 2 simple methods to play Audible on Xbox One while gaming. You can listen to Audible on Xbox One with the browser or via USB drive.

Part 1. Listen to Audible on Xbox One via the Browser

Audible allows users to access audiobooks from Audible.com and Audible app. Although there is no an Audible app for Xbox One, you can make use of the the Microsoft Edge browser installed on your Xbox One. You have access to Audible.com through the console’s Microsoft Edge app. Follow the step-by-step guide below.

Step 1. Open the Xbox One game console. Press the ‘Xbox’ button on your controller to access the side menu.

Step 2. Go to the ‘My Games & Apps’ menu, tap ‘Apps’ in the left panel, then select ‘Microsoft Edge’ (like a big e logo) in the right section.

Microsoft Edge on Xbox

Step 3. Next, move your cursor to the web address bar and type in audible.com, and press on the ‘Start’ button to confirm.

enter audible on Xbox web browser

Step 4. After loading successfully, move your cursor to “Sign In” and and press ‘A’ button. Sign in with your Amazon account.

Step 5. Move your cursor to the ‘Library’ link and press ‘A’ button.

Step 6. Select a book title you want to play, hit on the ‘Listen now’ and press ‘A’ button. Then the Audible book will begin to play automatically.

play Audible on Xbox One via web browser

Part 2. Play Audible on Xbox One via USB Drive (Best & Offline)

With the above method, you can stream Audible to Xbox One through the web browser, but sometimes you will meet some problems when listening to Audible on Xbox. For example, the browser will stop immediately; the Microsoft Edge keep crashing on Xbox; the unstable network connection, etc. Don’t worry, there is another better and easy way here. You can play Audible on Xbox One via USB drive, without no need to worry about the browser problems, network connection, etc.

But how? Since all downloaded Audible Audiobooks are special .aa and .aax format protected by DRM, you are unable to copy Audible files to USB drive for playing on Xbox One or other devices. To have it done, you’ll need the assistance of a third-party tool. Here TunesBank Audible Converter comes in handy.

TunesBank Audible Converter is a powerful tool which can help you crack Audible DRM and convert Audible AA/AAX files to unprotected MP3 format at up to 100X faster speed. Besides MP3 format, it also supports M4A, FLAC and WAV audio formats. When converting Audible to MP3 files, it will retain 100% original quality, ID3 tags and chapter info. What’s more, it allows users to cut the long-hour Audible audiobook into different parts by time or chapter. As an improved Audible to MP3 converter, TunesBank works without iTunes and Audible authentication. In this way, you can easily transfer Audible books to USB drive for playing on Xbox One, Xbox 360, Xbox Series X|S, PSP, PS3, PS4, PS5, smart speakers, smart TVs and more portable devices.

Detailed Guide: Convert Audible to MP3 For Playback on Xbox One via USB

Preparation: Download Your Purchased Audible Audioooks to PC/Mac
Please go to Audible.com, sign in with your Amazon account, download your purchased audiobooks from Audible library.

download audible books to computer

Step 1. Import Audible AA/AAX Files to TunesBank
After installation, open the TunesBank Audible Converter. You can click “+” icon to import the AA/AAX files. Or drag and drop the AA or AAX files to its interface directly.

drag and drop audible files to program

Step 2. Select MP3 as Output Format
After importing the Audible files, go to the Menu bar and select “Output Setting”. In the setting window, you set the output format, bitrate, sample rate, or split the Audible book. In order to play Audible on Xbox One via USB, please choose MP3 format and 320kbps.

select mp3 format

Tips: TunesBank allows you to set different format for each Audible book as you like.

Step 3. Begin to Convert Audible to MP3
After the above settings, hit on “Convert All” button to convert your Audible audiobooks to plain MP3 format with 320kbps high quality.

start to convert audible books to mp3

Once done, go to “Completed” section and click “Open File” to locate the converted Audible audiobooks in MP3 files. By the way, you can open these converted Audible files via Windows Media Player, iTunes or QuickTime, etc.

view converted audible mp3 files

Step 4. Listen to Audible on Xbox One via USB
Now plug a USB flash drive into the USB port of computer, copy the converted Audible MP3 files to the USB drive.

transfer audible books to usb

After that, insert the USB drive into one of the USB ports on your Xbox One. Then open the music player’s controller, and play Audible books on Xbox One in the background while gaming even withou network connection.

play audible on Xbox box

Tips: To play Audible books on Xbox in the background, you can install the Simple Background Mucic Player on Xbox One in advance.

Part 3. Listen to Audible on Xbox One with Bluetooth Headphones

You can also connect any Bluetooth Headphones or headset to Xbox One. So that you could listen to gameplay audio with Bluetooth headphones.

Step 1. Turn on your Xbox One console and go to settings. Select ‘Devices & Connections’ in the left side.

Step 2. Select ‘Remote Features’ make sure you can connect to the Xbox One console with your phone.

connect Bluetooth Headphones to Xbox One

Step 3. On your iPhone or Android phone, go to the App Store or Google Play Store, download and install the Xbox app.

Step 4. Open the Xbox app on your phone, Click on the ‘Xbox console’ icon at the top of the screen. In the pop-up screen, open remote control and Manage installed games. Press on ‘Remote play on this device’.

Step 5. Now pair your Bluetooth headphones or headset with your Android or iPhone. Then you will be able to listen to gameplay audio with Bluetooth headphones.

(Optional) Step 6. Insert the USB drive (where the converted Audible MP3 files) to Xbox One, and play Audible files through the music player. And then you could listen to Audible with Bluetooth headphones in the background when playing games.

Conclusion

How to stream Audible to Xbox One? After reading this article, you can get 2 simple methods to enjoy Audible on Xbox One console. The best and easiest way to play Audible on Xbox One is to use TunesBank Audible Converter. With TunesBank, you are able to remove Audible DRM and convert Audible AA/AAX to MP3 for offline playback on any device/player without the Audible app. Now have a try!

Listen to Audible on Xbox One