How to connect an Xbox Series X, S, and One controller to PC

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Do you want to use your mando de Xbox Series X|S o Xbox One to play your favorite video games on PC? Thanks to our tutorial you will be able to know how to connect the controls of the present and past generation of Microsoft on PC with Windows 10, operating system that recognizes them without any compatibility problem, so it will not be necessary to resort to third-party applications. Of course, in the case of the Xbox One controller, we must know what version we have, since not all have Bluetooth connectivity; in this case it will be necessary to use the USB cable.

How to connect Xbox Series X | S and Xbox One controller to PC

The first thing we must know is if our command of Xbox One es compatible con Bluetooth o no; and it is that the controls of the primera Xbox One do not have Bluetooth connectivity, while those of Xbox One S Y Xbox One X, Yes. We can quickly find out in the following way: if the controller has the upper plastic of the triggers around the Xbox button on the controller, it does not have Bluetooth; On the contrary, if the plastic does not go down towards the front of the remote, the remote does have Bluetooth. The controller models that come with the Xbox Series X | S already have full wireless integration.

If you have an Xbox One controller with Bluetooth or an Xbox Series X | S, press the Xbox button first until it lights up and then press the pairing button from the top for a few seconds; When the Xbox button light blinks fast, you are in pairing mode.

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With the remote in pairing mode, enter Windows Settings through the cogwheel icon from the start menu; now enter Devices. Now go to Bluetooth and other devices; once inside click on Add Bluetooth or other device to find your Xbox One or Xbox Series X | S controller and pair it.

Choose the option now Bluetooth and then a list of devices compatible with this type of connection will appear; choose Xbox Wireless Controller to pair the controller with Windows 10.

On the other hand, if you have a remote without a Bluetooth connection, you can connect the remote with a USB cable; for this you just have to connect the cable to both the controller and the PC and Windows 10 will automatically recognize the controller, with the button mapping ready for action. The Xbox One controllers have a micro-USB connection, while the Xbox Series X | S controllers have a USB-C connection; Choose the type of USB cable to use according to the remote control you have.


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