Connect an Xbox Controller to a PC

Instructions below are for Bluetooth Xbox One Controllers, visit Microsoft's support page for other options.

To pair an Xbox Wireless Controller to your PC via Bluetooth:

  1. Turn on your Xbox Wireless Controller by pressing the Xbox button .

  2. Press and hold the Pair button on your controller for three seconds (the Xbox button  will start flashing rapidly).

Bind button on Xbox Wireless Controller
  1. On your PC, press the Start button, then choose Settings > Devices > Bluetooth & other devices.

  2. Turn on Bluetooth.

  3. Select Add Bluetooth or other device > Bluetooth. Your PC will begin searching for your controller.

  4. Select Xbox Wireless Controller or Xbox Elite Wireless Controller > Done.

For other controllers, visit https://beta.support.xbox.com/help/hardware-network/controller/connect-xbox-wireless-controller-to-pc