Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S was once launched in November final year and the new console comes with a new controller as mannered. The Xbox Series S/ X controller not only works with the current generation of Microsoft consoles, but also with the preceding generation, among other devices. The new controller is more of an iterative upgrade over the preceding generation controller but comes with Bluetooth functionality that allows it to be connected with more than a few devices.
If you want to use your Xbox Series X / Xbox Series S controller with your computer or mobile or other devices, you’ll do so by either the use of a USB Kind-C cable, or by the use of a Bluetooth connection. You’ll need a USB Kind-A to Kind-C adapter if you wish to use a wired connection on Android or laptops that would not have standard USB Kind-A ports.
How to connect Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S controller with Windows PC
To put your Xbox Series S/ X controller in pairing mode, press and hold the twosome button on the top of your controller till the Xbox logo starts flashing. This indicates your controller is in pairing mode.
Whether your Windows PC or laptop has Bluetooth turned on, you must see a notification pop up at the backside correct that says ‘New Bluetooth game controller found’ with a Connect and Dismiss option. Choose Connect.
Your controller must be paired with your Windows PC and the flashing Xbox logo must now be steady.
To twosome it manually, head to Settings by clicking on the Windows logo on the taskbar or urgent the Windows key on your keyboard.
In the Bluetooth & other devices section, click on Add Bluetooth or other device.
Click on Bluetooth and your computer will start on the lookout for to be had devices.
Your Xbox wireless controller must show up here. Click on it to begin the pairing process. Once the process completes, your controller must be paired and connected to your Windows computer.
How to connect Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S controller with macOS PC Head over to System Preferences. Click on Bluetooth. Whether Bluetooth is off, turn it on. Press and hold the twosome button on the top of your controller till the Xbox logo starts flashing. Your controller must now show up on macOS in the list of to be had Bluetooth devices. Click on the Connect button next to the name of the controller. Your Xbox wireless controller must now be connected with macOS.How to connect Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S controller with Android, iOS devices Put your Xbox controller in pairing mode by urgent and holding the twosome button on the top of your controller till the Xbox logo starts flashing. On either Android or iOS, head to Settings. Tap on Bluetooth. On Android, choose Twosome new device. iOS users must see the controller at the backside of the list under Other devices. Tap on the controller and it’s going to be paired.How to connect Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S controller with Apple TV Open Settings menu. Choose Remotes and Devices. Choose Bluetooth. Press and hold the twosome button on the top of your controller till the Xbox logo starts flashing. You must see the Xbox wireless controller at the backside. Choose it. You’ll get a ‘Controller connected’ notification at the top correct because of this you’re ready to use your Xbox controller with Apple TV.How to connect Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S controller with Fire TV Head over to Settings. Choose Remotes & Bluetooth Devices. Choose Game Controllers. Choose Add New Game Controller. Press and hold the twosome button on the top of your controller till the Xbox logo starts flashing. Your Fire TV must show Xbox Wireless Controller with a serial number. Choose it. You must get a ‘Device Connected’ notification on your Fire TV indicating your Xbox controller is paired and connected with Fire TV.It’s an all television spectacular this week on Orbital, the Gadgets 360 podcast, as we discuss 8K, screen sizes, QLED and mini-LED panels — and offer some buying advice. Orbital is to be had on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music and wherever you get your podcasts.
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