Where Does the Flash Drive Go on an Xbox?


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A flash drive that is compatible with the Xbox console will have a USB connection type. It should be connected to an available USB slot in order to provide extra memory for games and other files.

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Xbox 360 consoles have three USB ports. Two are located on the front of the console, and they are hidden by a plastic flap when not in use. There is also another open USB port located on the back of the console which provides three available slots for a flash drive connection. Since wired controllers are normally plugged into the front two ports for easy access, a portable flash drive can take up the single USB port on the back of the console.

The flash drive can be plugged straight into the USB port or connected by a USB cable. All flash drives must be configured to work with the Xbox 360 console to provide additional storage and access to saved content.

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