Connect and use the Xbox 360 Wired Headset

Overview


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You can chat with friends on Xbox Live using the Xbox 360 Wireless Headset.

Xbox Live has a variety of ways to chat:

  • Chat privately with friends.
  • Chat during multiplayer games.
  • Chat with everyone who attends your Xbox Live party.
  • Chat with video (for help with video chat, see Using Video Kinect).

Use a wired headset

Note The Kinect sensor has a built-in microphone used for speech recognition and chat. If you have a Kinect sensor, a headset may not be needed.

To connect a wired headset

1. Turn down the headset volume by rotating the volume control all the way to the left.

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To adjust the volume: Rotate the volume-control knob.

To mute: Switch the microphone button on the headset cable.

2. Insert the headset plug into the expansion port on your game controller.

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3. Put on your headset and adjust the microphone.

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