If you want to sync your Xbox One controller to your Xbox console, this guide will help you. Also, we will share troubleshooting steps to fix issues with Xbox one controller.
Microsoft has released its first wireless Xbox controllers. These wireless controllers are convenient and easy to use but sometimes connecting them to Xbox one console can be a headache.
In this article, we show you how to connect a wireless controller to the Xbox One.
A Guide to Sync Xbox One Controller with Xbox Console
Step 1: First, Press the Xbox button to turn it on.
Step 2: Now, turn on your wireless controller by pressing and holding the Xbox button for some time. You will see that the Xbox button will flash. It means it is looking for a signal from the Xbox console to sync.
Step 3: Now press and release the small bind button on the Xbox console.
- Xbox One X and S – You can find the bind button at your console’s bottom right corner.
- Xbox One: You can find the button on the left side of your console.
Step 4: Press and hold the small Bind button on the controller. The Xbox button becomes solid once connected.
How To Pair Your Xbox One Controller Using A Cable
If you don’t want to use a wireless connection then you can use a micro-USB cable to connect your Xbox One controller to the Xbox console.
Insert the micro-USB cable into the Xbox controller USB port and the Xbox controller.
Once both controller and console are connected, press + hold the Xbox button on the Xbox controller.
Can’t Connect Your Xbox One Controller?
If you can’t connect your Xbox one controller, try these tips:
Try to replace the batteries of your controller. Also, make sure that your controller is fully charged.
Also, keep both devices in 20-30 feet area.
Update your controller’s firmware
If you are still facing Xbox one connectivity issues, then try to update Xbox one software. You can easily update that firmware from your Xbox One console.
Update controller’s firmware Wirelessly
Step 1: If you have a headset adapter, plug it so it can get updates.
Step 2: Now press the Xbox button to open options. Go to Profile > Settings > Devices and connections. Then go to Accessories > select the controller you want to update.
Select “…” to check the firmware version.
If you can see Update, then select it and select firmware version > download it.
You can troubleshoot issues with Xbox one controller online. You can contact the Xbox support page (https://support.xbox.com/en-IN/help/hardware-network/controller/connect-a-wireless-controller) for more information.
You can also connect an Xbox controller to your PC with Bluetooth. If your Windows 10 Bluetooth not working then check out previous guides.