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How to connect AirPods to Xbox Series S- Quick and Easy Tutorial [2023]


How to connect AirPods to Xbox Series s

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.


AirPods Xbox series s

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.



Pairing AirPods to Xbox Series S

When it comes to pairing the Apple AirPods to your Xbox Series S game console, Microsoft officially does not provide support for the AirPods to pair with the Xbox Series S 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 Xbox console.



Connect AirPods to Xbox series s

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.



can you connect AirPods to Xbox Series S?

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

  • 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 on How to connect AirPods to Xbox Series s 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;

here are the steps to follow;

  • 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 Series s


how to setup 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 to proceed


  • 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 be it.



Methods to connect AirPods to Xbox Series S

Connecting your AirPods to Xbox Series S has ways to achieve it although Microsoft does not support AirPods to Xbox series s pairing.  Here are the methods you can follow;

  • You can use a Bluetooth adapter. There are lots of Bluetooth adapters out there, which you can get for yourself under a budget. What this does is, provides Bluetooth support to your Xbox controllers.  Visit any of your favorite e-commerce websites and do a bit of searching to find the best one for you, set it up, and enjoy your gaming audio with the AirPods.


  • You can connect with your Smart TV or Monitor. Most smart TVs come with Bluetooth enabled and all you have to do is, set up your AirPods to your smart Tv setting the AirPods as the Audio Source or Output. Here is a list of smart tv brands, LG, Samsung, Sony, Sharp, Panasonic, Philips, etc. get any of these or your preferred smart tv and set it up.


  • Another method is through the Xbox App. This method has been the preferred way for most Xbox console gamers to connect their AirPods to the console. And this post focuses on it so you can get it done without any difficulty. Download the App now on your smartphone, tablet etc.



Tips for connecting AirPods to Xbox Series S

The basic tip to get your AirPods connected or paired to your Xbox Series S is, to make sure your AirPods are charged enough to get both devices connected successfully. Also, don’t forget to disconnect any device that has been connected to your AirPods to make way for the pairing. If this is not done, you won’t be able to connect both devices.



Does Xbox Series S have Bluetooth?

The Xbox Series S does not come with Bluetooth enabled. What this means is you won’t be able to connect your Bluetooth headset, or any other headphones with Bluetooth technology to your Xbox directly.

How do wireless earbuds work with Xbox S series?

Wireless earbuds work the same as the Xbox wireless headset but the wireless earbud cannot be connected to the Xbox S series. This connection will need a Bluetooth adapter plug into the Xbox to get the two (2) devices paired.

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