Use wired USB mice and keyboards for navigation in select games and apps, and—with a keyboard—getting around on Xbox.
Note Xbox supports the use of mouse and keyboard in some games and apps, but it doesn’t work for every game or app. The game or app publisher must enable this feature for their content.
Wired USB mice will work only in select games and apps that have enabled mouse navigation. Check your games to see if they offer mouse input.
Configure your mouse in Settings > Kinect & devices. There are options for pointer speed and swapping primary and secondary mouse buttons.
Plug a USB keyboard into your Xbox for getting around the console and easy text entry.
|Function||Controller input||Keyboard key|
|Move to next element||N/A||Tab|
|Move to previous element||N/A||Shift+Tab|
|Open the guide||Xbox button||Windows button|
|Open menu||Menu button||Win+M|
|Change view||View button||Win+V|
|Up||Left stick up , D-pad up||Up arrow|
|Down||Left stick down, D-pad down||Down arrow|
|Left||Left stick left, D-pad left||Left arrow|
|Right||Left stick right, D-pad right||Right arrow|
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