Using rechargeable batteries in your Xbox One Wireless Controller

Overview

While you can use standard AA (LR6) batteries in your Xbox One Wireless Controller, standard rechargeable AA batteries are not recommended.

For the best results, use the Xbox One Play & Charge Kit (sold separately), which comes with a custom-designed rechargeable battery and a USB charging cable. See About the Xbox One Play and Charge Kit to learn more.

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Note Rechargeable (LR6) AA batteries do not charge while in the Xbox One Wireless Controller. Only the Xbox One battery that comes with the Play & Charge Kit can charge while in the controller. Recharge standard AA batteries by the method recommended by the manufacturer.

Consult your Xbox One Product Manual for important health and safety information about using batteries with your Xbox One Wireless Controller.

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