When it comes to giving gamers different ways to enjoy their gaming experience, PC gaming is one of the most multi-dimensional platforms. Gamers can use a number of other controllers, including Microsoft’s Xbox One controller, in addition to using the default mouse and keyboard. PC gamers can also enjoy a vast pool of downloadable games available from the digital distribution site Steam, making PC gaming incredibly diverse. Now, Let’s talk about How To Connect Xbox Controller To PC.
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Connecting Xbox controller to PC is as easy as pairing it to Xbox. There are primarily three ways to connect Xbox controller to your window PC, and the process is simple and understandable.
- The very first thing you can do is connect your Xbox controller to PC via Bluetooth. Determine whether you have a Bluetooth or Non-Bluetooth controller.
- The second way is to pair your Xbox controller to your desktop with a USB adaptor.
- Lastly, try Micro USB to use your Xbox controller on PC.
How To Connect Xbox Controller To PC
You can connect Xbox One controller wirelessly either via Bluetooth or via USB adaptor.
To connect the controller via Bluetooth first you need a Bluetooth supported Xbox gamepad. However, all the controller manufacturing in the past three years support Bluetooth pairing.
Power the controller by pressing the Guide button. Then hold the pairing button on the controller for three seconds until the Guide button start flashing.
Go to the PC, right-click on the Bluetooth icon in your system tray. Use a USB Bluetooth dongle if your PC doesn’t have Bluetooth. Click on “Add a Bluetooth Device” then click “Add Bluetooth or Other Devices” and select Bluetooth.
Click on “Xbox wireless controller” and wait until the Guide button is white and the Bluetooth menu indicates that the controller is connected.
Turn on PC and plug in the Xbox wireless Adapter for windows in your PC.
Click “Bluetooth and other devices” and look for the Adapter to appear under “Other Devices”. Once it appears, it implies that it has finished installing.
Once the adapter is ready, turn on the controller by holding down the Guide button. Then face it toward the Adapter and press and hold the Blind button.
Put the Xbox Wireless adapter into blinding mode a tiny light will flash for few seconds. When they stop flashing, it indicates that they have found and are linked with each other.
A Wired Solution – Micro USB
Lastly, you can use a micro USB cable if you don’t need a wireless link. Plug the ends of Micro USB cable into the micro USB port at the top of the controller and the PC. No need to click menus or pressing any button. Just plug and play.