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Attach an Xbox One Chat Headset to an Xbox One Wireless Controller

It's easy to attach your Xbox One Chat Headset to your Xbox One Wireless Controller. Just follow the steps below.

Notes

  • The 3.5-mm Xbox One Chat Headset only works with the Xbox One Wireless Controller that features the 3.5-mm jack, or when combined with the Xbox One Stereo Headset Adapter.
  • Xbox One Chat Headsets are not supported when connected to a PC via Bluetooth.

Number of Xbox controllers that can be simultaneously connected


Platform

Via Xbox Wireless and USB

Via Bluetooth

Xbox One console

Xbox One Wireless Controller only – 8
Xbox One Wireless Controller + Xbox One Chat Headset – 4
Xbox One Wireless Controller + Xbox One Stereo Headset – 2

Not supported

Windows 10

Xbox One Wireless Controller only – 8
Xbox One Wireless Controller + Xbox One Chat Headset – 4
Xbox One Wireless Controller + Xbox One Stereo Headset – 2

Note Wireless connection requires Xbox One Wireless Adapter for Windows

Xbox One Wireless Controller only – 1

Note Xbox One Wireless Controller with Bluetooth

Windows 8.1, 7

Xbox One Wireless Controller only - 4
(audio through controller not supported)

Note Wireless connection requires Xbox One Wireless Adapter for Windows

Not supported

For help with troubleshooting your headset, see Set up and troubleshoot the Xbox One Chat Headset. For tips on troubleshooting party chat, see Troubleshoot audio problems in parties on Xbox One.

To attach your Xbox One Chat Headset to your Xbox One Wireless Controller:

  1. Insert the audio dongle end of the headset into the bottom of the controller.
Image shows the audio dongle end of the headset.

Note Make sure that you insert the alignment prongs into the guide holes on either side of the jack.

Image shows the headset jack with two alignment prongs.
  1. Press firmly until the audio dongle snaps into place.
  2. Adjust the height of the headset earpiece so that it’s comfortable by simply sliding the earpiece up or down.
  3. Swivel the headset microphone boom so that the end is close to your mouth.
Image shows correct positioning of the headset earpiece and microphone on a man’s head.

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