How to connect Xbox One controller to my Android or iPhone cellphone via Bluetooth

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Steps to connect the Xbox One controller to my Android cellphone via Bluetooth

Below we will show you all the steps required to learn how to connect the Xbox One controller to my android cellphone via Bluetooth in just a few steps, quickly and easily.

  • For starters, we recommend that you get a cell phone holder that allows you to fit your cell phone to the Xbox One controller. This way you can comfortably play all the best free games on your mobile using the Xbox One controller without any hassle.
  • After fitting the bracket on the controller, you need to press the Xbox Guide button at the top of the controller.
  • Then you have to hold down the button that says “Connect” which is next to the USB input on the remote.
  • You will later see that the center button of the controller with the Xbox logo will start blinking, this means that the synchronization process with your Android mobile device has started.



  • Now go to your smartphone and turn on Bluetooth. Then you will see that the remote will appear in the list of "Available devices" with the name of "Xbox Wireless Controller"; press on it so that the synchronization of your Android with the Xbox One controller can be completed.
  • In this way, you can already enjoy the funniest video games for your mobile with the Xbox One controller, which gives you a certain advantage, as it will always be more comfortable to move around the game with a joystick.

We remind you instead that if your Android device has Bluetooth 5.0 you will also have the possibility to connect wireless headphones to fully enter the games.



Now, to top it off, if you've already finished playing and want to turn off the Xbox One controller, you just have to press the central button for a few seconds with the Xbox logo, i.e. you won't have to turn it off from your mobile.

How to connect Xbox One controller to my iPhone via Bluetooth

In case you have an iPhone, we remind you that you can also connect the Xbox One controller to your iPhone via Bluetooth to enjoy your favorite video games found in the App Store. However, there is only one condition for this, you must have the iOS 13 operating system, as this feature is not available in previous versions.

  • The first thing you need to do is open your iPhone menu and turn on the bluetooth.
  • So you have to turn on the center button of the Xbox One controller and then press and hold the "Connect" button located right next to the controller's USB input.

  • Now you need to go back to your iPhone, specifically in the list of available Bluetooth devices and select 'Xbox Wireless Controller'. This will start the syncing process between the Xbox One controller and the Apple device.
  • Once you have completed the above steps, you can now enjoy your favorite games on your iPhone using a controller.
  • Finally, keep in mind that not all iPhone video games are available to play with the controller Xbox One, as they have their own configuration.
  • However, most of the games in the App Store are compatible with the Xbox One controller, so you can play them without any problems.
  • Now if you still have doubts about the procedure for connect the Xbox One controller to an iPhone via Bluetooth, we recommend that you go to the official Xbox page.

We're done for today! If this information was useful to you, do not hesitate to share it with all your friends who have an Xbox One and want to adapt it to their mobile, Android or iPhone. See you in the next post!




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