Connect an Xbox wireless game controller to your Apple device

Connect an Xbox wireless game controller to your iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, or Apple Vision Pro.

Supported Xbox game controllers

  • Xbox Wireless Controller with Bluetooth (Model 1708)

  • Xbox Wireless Controller Series S

  • Xbox Wireless Controller Series X

  • Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2

  • Xbox Adaptive Controller

Pair and connect the controller

  1. Press the controller's Xbox button to turn the controller on.

  2. Press and hold the controller's Connect button for a few seconds to put the controller into pairing mode. This makes it discoverable by your Apple device.

  3. Open Bluetooth settings on your Apple device, then select the controller from the list of nearby devices.

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If the controller doesn't connect or work as expected

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