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How to Connect AirPods to Xbox One – Step-by-Step Guide [2023]



How to Connect AirPods to Xbox One


For most gamers enjoying the game sound right through your headset, AirPods or any other Bluetooth headphone is something that we seek to enjoy.


You want to be able to hear and feel all the sound effects in the game without any interruptions but to do that you must be able to get your pair of headsets connected to your Xbox console.


For iPhone users who own a pair of AirPods, either the 1st Generation, 2nd generation, or 3rd Generation can get their AirPods paired to their Xbox and I will show you how.


You also understand that you can connect your AirPods to your Xbox gaming console without having to go through the Xbox app.  Here is a list of TVs you can connect your AirPods to.




Sync AirPods with Xbox

The fact is syncing your AirPods with Xbox one game console is difficult due to the unavailability of Bluetooth technology or support for the Xbox one, you can simply connect the AirPods to the Xbox directly. Also note that the Xbox one controllers do provide support for Bluetooth even though the console does not, this provides access to get your controller connected or paired with your Personal computers, laptops, Tablets, mobile devices, and more.


Pairing AirPods to Xbox One

When it comes to pairing the Apple AirPods to your Xbox One game console, Microsoft officially does not provide support for the AirPods to pair with the Xbox One at least for now. Well, said at least for me because there are always future updates coming to the Xbox series S console regularly and I cannot rule out Microsoft providing support for the AirPods to the box console.




can you connect AirPods to Xbox one?

Now let’s look at how you can connect AirPods to Xbox one.

here are the steps to follow;

  • Grab your Xbox controller and Press the Xbox Button to open the menu on your TV
  • On the Xbox Console menu, move the cursor to the profile and system tab and click on it
  • Here you have to move the cursor to Settings tap click to open
  • Head to Device & Connections then to Remote features
  • Once the Remote features menu opens, move the cursor to Enable remote features
  • Now check the box to enable this feature.



Second Step: How to connect AirPods to Xbox one using the Xbox App

You should have the app already installed on your smartphone and if you have not installed it yet, then now will be a perfect time to download it from the AppStore or Google Play. You will need the App from this part to proceed.


Okay, now you already have the app and signed in. this is what you have to do;

  • Open the Xbox app to begin connecting the settings to your Xbox console
  • For first-timers, you will have to set up your console to continue





How to connect AirPods to Xbox one

how to set up Xbox app on phone

Here is how to set up Xbox mobile app


  • Open App and Allow the connection to your console
  • Choose your preferred language and location
  • Make sure you have a stable Wi-Fi connection to update your system
  • Choose the power option i.e., Energy saving or Instant on
  • There is an option to choose what apps or games you want to constantly updated
  • Rename your Xbox console then select Next to save or apply your current settings
  • Next is to sign in to your Microsoft


After you have set up your Xbox mobile app and signed in. Open the Xbox app again and on the upper right corner spot the Xbox logo or icon and tap on it to open.

This should take you to the remote-play menu and tap remote play as this device and that should it.



The benefit of connecting AirPods to Xbox One

  • You customized the sounds on the app to suit your need. Use the Xbox official app to your set the sound base on your mood. You get total control over your sound and audio choice


  • Freedom to do other things on your AirPods while gaming. Do you want to listen to your favorite soundtrack or artist while you’re gaming? Go ahead and do it, this is not going to interrupt your gaming experience. Not forgetting making and receiving phone calls, connecting your AirPods to the Xbox app gives you the freedom to take control over your audio or music life.




Connect AirPods To Xbox One Without Adapter

how to connect AirPods to Xbox one without adapter? Well this can be done with the help of the Xbox Companion App. Install it on your Android or iOS, set up the settings on your Xbox then finish on your phone. Don’t forget to connect or pair your AirPods to your phone in order to get it done successfully



Can I connect my Bluetooth earbuds to my Xbox one?

The Xbox One game console does not support Bluetooth connectivity and this makes it impossible to connect any Bluetooth earbuds or headphone directly to the console without a support. But you can always connect your Xbox wireless headset to your console



Connect AirPods To Xbox One Bluetooth Adapter

Xbox one Bluetooth adapter to get your AirPods paired to Xbox gaming console. There are a number of them on the market that you can get your hands on, plug it into the controller and begin the pairing process and when the pairing is complete, then you can enjoy the game sound right through the AirPods. Its that simple



AirPods Connect To Xbox One Headset Adapter

Xbox one headset adapter

Headset adapter like the Xbox one headset adapter makes it possible to connect your apple AirPods to your Xbox console especially the Bluetooth ones. Also understand that, there is a stereo headset adapter too, comes with 3.5mm audio jack and more.



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