The Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows 10 was designed specifically for use on Windows 10. The older Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows works with devices running Windows 10, Windows 8.1, and Windows 7. (A third adapter, the Xbox 360 Adapter, is compatible with Windows 8.1, 8, and 7.)
You can also use an Xbox One controller with Windows 7 or later by connecting it via a USB cable. See How to connect an Xbox One Wireless Controller to a PC.
Note For more information, see Xbox One Wireless Controller differences on Windows operating systems.
The Wireless Adapter for Windows works with all first-party Xbox accessories. You can connect up to eight controllers plus headsets (up to four Xbox One Chat Headsets or two Xbox One Stereo Headsets). You can also use other accessories, such as the Xbox One Chatpad and the Xbox One Play & Charge Kit.
If you have a licensed third-party headset that works with Xbox One controllers or the Xbox One console, it will work with the Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows. If you have issues using your third-party accessory with your Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows and an official Xbox One controller, check with the third-party manufacturer for help.
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