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How can I create my own theme for Xbox 360? Is it relatively straightforward with the use of software (either on the Xbox itself, my PC or a combination of both). Or is there a huge process like when submitting games to the arcade involving approval, assigning points for purchase, etc?

All I want to do is use my own background photo/wallpaper.

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This YouTube video details how to add your own background to the Xbox 360 dashboard.

Essentially:

  1. Create an image of the correct dimensions (JPG format only).
  2. Put the image onto a portable device, or connect your Xbox to your PC.
  3. Navigate to the image you've created via the Xbox .
  4. Select the image and press Y to assign it as your wallpaper.

Hope this benefits someone. Valid as of the Xbox 360 software version being used 14 / Feb / 2012.

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I never knew it was so easy! I might try it now... –  Chris Browne Feb 14 '12 at 8:52
    
Wow I had no idea either... new theme coming up soon. –  Xonatron Feb 14 '12 at 14:10
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