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How to pair an Xbox Controller (Wireless) to your Apple TV, iPhone, or iPad



How to connect Xbox Controller to Apple Devices

Are you wanting to pair your Xbox Controller to your Apple TV, iPad, or iPhone? For whatever reason, you might want to play games on your AppleTV, iPhone or iPad but don’t want to use the touch to play these games. If you have an Xbox Controller that is wireless, you may be able to set this up to play the games and destroy your enemies.

  • Go to your Bluetooth device settings.
    1. On AppleTV
      1. i) Settings > Remotes and Devices > Bluetooth
    2. On iPad and iPhone
      1. i) Settings > Bluetooth
  • Now, you need to put your controller in pairing mode. To do this, first, turn your controller on and hold the ‘Connect’ button for 3 seconds and release.
  • Your gamepad should now show up in the list of devices as ‘Xbox Wireless Controller’ (this may differ).
How to pair an Xbox Controller (Wireless) to your Apple TV, iPhone, or iPad
Image Source: Scuff Gaming

In some cases, your controller may not connect straight away and this may cause you some stress. In many cases, if you simply contact Apple Support, we hope they will be able to assist with more direct support for you and your controller.

If you are looking for the best way to have a controller on your Apple device, although there are specific gaming controllers, we hope your standard wireless Xbox controller will be enough to make you better at the games on the Apple devices you want to play on!

Conclusion on How to Pair an Xbox Controller

All in all, we hope this guide has helped you get the Xbox controller connected to your TV or iPad/iPhone. Be sure to check some of our other guides here on TechSplat, as you may find more answers to your questions!

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