Use the Xbox One Chatpad to easily send messages to friends, redeem codes, and search apps and the web. Plus, when you attach a headset, you can chat while you play.
Watch the video "How to set up your new Xbox One Chatpad." Note This video is available in English only.
You must update both your Xbox One console and your Xbox One Controller for the Xbox One Chatpad to work correctly. Follow these steps:
The following image illustrates the special keys and functions of the Xbox One Chatpad.
Press the Orange or Green key, followed by any text key. The corresponding character on the key pressed will be typed. The Orange or Green key will be lit while in this mode. Pressing any text key or the Orange or Green key again will exit this mode. If you are in Caps Lock mode, an uppercase character will be displayed.
These keys are customizable and allow you to choose from a variety of functions. To set the X1 and X2 functions, follow these steps:
To enter Caps Lock mode, press the Orange key followed by the Shift key. The Caps LED will be lit when in this mode. To turn off Caps Lock mode, press the Orange key followed by the Shift key. The Caps LED will turn off.
Use the +/- keys to increase/decrease the volume. You’ll hear a beep when you reach the maximum volume.
To mute your microphone, press the Microphone icon. The LED on this button lights up when muted to indicate that others can’t hear you.
These two buttons adjust the mix of game audio versus chat audio. Pressing the controller icon will increase game audio and pressing the player icon will increase chat audio. A tone will sound when you reach 100-percent chat or game audio.
This mode allows extra characters to be typed when you press any of the following keys: ^, ~, ¨, `, ‘. When any of these keys are pressed, the chatpad enters Special Character key mode and types the corresponding characters shown in the following table if you type a, e, i, o, u, or y within two seconds.
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