How to Sync Xbox One Controller: An Easy and Quick Tutorial for You!

How to Sync Xbox One Controller: An Easy and Quick Tutorial for You!
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SHARE - With the rising popularity of Xbox, come technical questions from users about how to use this gaming console. One of the most frequent questions asked is how to sync Xbox One controller. No wonder people ask this question, as there are two types of controllers now for Xbox: wired and wireless controllers. 

The answer to this question also varies, depending on your budget and how far away you sit from your console. To put it simply, it depends on what type of controller you have. Wireless controllers are more expensive compared to wired controllers – it costs about twice as much as the wired controllers, but it allows you to sit farther away from Xbox One consoles.

Many gamers also claimed that wired controllers eliminate lag time that one can experience with wireless hardware (sometimes called input lag).

That being said, the way you connect each type is different. No worries, Tripboba has the tutorial to help you syncing your controller to the Xbox One console. Scroll down to find out how to sync Xbox One controller!

How to Sync Xbox One Wireless Controller 

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To sync wireless controllers to Xbox One console is pretty much a piece of cake, once you know how to do it! There are two methods to connect a wireless Xbox One controller to the console. The first is using a micro USB cable and the second one is using nothing but the sync button.

Here’s the tutorial on how to sync Xbox One controller for the wireless ones using microUSD:

Step 1. Prepare the micro USB cable. If you have any device aside from an iPhone that uses a USB cable, it’s probably a micro USB cable.

Step 2. Plug the small end of the cable into the slot on the back of the controller, and then the USB plug into the port on the console. 

Step 3. Wait for a few seconds until the Xbox button on the controller and console both lit up solidly. When it happens, it means that you’re synced. 

Step 4. You can unplug the controller and use it wirelessly. 

If you don’t have any micro USB, here’s the tutorial on how to sync Xbox One controller!

Step 1. Press and hold the sync button on your controller. For the original Xbox One console, the sync button is on the side, rectangle-shaped with the symbol of the curved line.

Step 2. After the Xbox button starts flashing, press the corresponding sync button on the console. 

Step 3. After both of the Xbox symbols are lit up solid, you’re ready to play!

How to Sync Xbox One S Controller

How to Sync Xbox One S Controller
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For Xbox One S and Xbox One S console, you can find the sync button on the front, below the power button. It’s small and circular-shaped, and have the same curved lines symbol. If you’ve found the button, you can follow the exact steps with the original Xbox One controller tutorial.

How to Sync Xbox One Controller to PC 

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Some of us prefer to play our game on PC, and it’s quite a surprise that windows support Xbox One controllers with little fuss. With plug-and-play support, you can connect your Xbox One controller easily with no additional configuration needed. Xbox’s controllers are one of the best controllers for PC gaming – you should really consider buying one!

Here’s the tutorial on how to sync Xbox One controller to PC using micro-USB

Step 1. Prepare the micro USB cable.

Step 2. Connect the small port to your Xbox One controller, and the other end connected to your PC. This will make your controller connected to the PC – just like a wired controller!

If you have a wireless adapter, here is the tutorial on how to connect the controller to your PC:

Step 1. Prepare the Xbox Wireless adapter. If you don’t have one, you can buy it for USD 25 on online marketplaces. 

Step 2. Connect Xbox Wireless Adapter to an open USB port on your PC. Then, complete the setup process for the adapter that appears on your PC.

Step 3. Turn your controller on by pressing the Guide button (Xbox logo) on your controller.

Step 4. Press the sync button located on top of your controller until the Xbox logo starts flashing.

Step 5. Press the small sync button on the Xbox Wireless Adapter. Once the logo on your controller stops flashing and turns solid lit up, you’re good to go!


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