Xbox One by Microsoft is a popular gaming console that gives you a great gaming experience. The console looks like a joystick and is available in many models like Xbox One, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 S, Xbox One X, and many more. The consoles are available in two categories like wired controllers and wireless controllers. Wireless controllers are more expensive than wired controllers. However, you must have to connect your Xbox One Console to your PC to start the play. If you are new to the Xbox One controller or are confused about how to sync Xbox One controller to your PC, look into the below section of this guide to know the procedure.
How to Sync Xbox One Controller
We can Sync Xbox One Controller in two ways.
- Connect Wirelessly
- Connect using a USB cable
Steps to Connect Xbox One Controller Wirelessly
 Power on your Xbox One device.
 Press and hold the Xbox button to turn on the controller. Based on the controller, you have to insert AA batteries. Some controllers will be wireless that comes with built-in batteries.
 Proceed to press the Bind button on your Xbox console. You can find the button on the backside of the Xbox One device. If you have Xbox One X and S, you can see the Bind button in the front.
 Next, press the Bind button until the Xbox button flashes. It shows that the controller is looking for devices to pair.
 When the button stays lit, your controller is paired to the Xbox One console.
Note: If you want to pair more devices, repeat the steps from the beginning. You can sync up to 8 controllers.
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Steps to Sync Xbox One Controller using USB Cable
Connecting through the USB cable is the easiest method. It will suit you in case if your controller is broken or not working.
Basically, the Xbox One Controllers come with USB cables. All you have to do is connect one end to the cable controller and the other one at the back of the console. According to your controller, the USB cable will vary between the Micro-USB cable and the USB Type-C cable. Further, when using the USB cable, you need to use the AA batteries to power the controller.
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Xbox One Controller Not Syncing: Best Fixes
- Check the batteries on your controller.
- Check the status of your controller
- Re-sync your controller
- Power cycle your console
- Update your controller software
These are the two easiest ways to sync your Xbox One controller to your PC. With the procedure given in this article, you can easily pair your console and start your gaming. If you face any issues with the procedure given, drop us a comment below.