How to Connect Xbox One Controller to Mac

How to Connect Xbox One Controller to Mac

You need how to connect the Xbox controller to Mac computer to enjoy the Xbox games on the system. The connection is possible through two methods.

Wired connection:

  • Step 1: Download the Xbox driver that supports your Mac device from the official website of the Xbox developer.
  • Step 2: Open the Xbox installer file to run the installation.
  • Step 3: The Xbox window opens up. Now, click Continue.
  • Step 4: Read the License Agreement and select Agree to continue with the installation process.
  • Step 5: After completing the installation, select the Apple menu on the dock.
  • Step 6: Next, choose System Preferences from the list of options.
  • Step 7: In the System Preferences window, select the Xbox 360 controllers menu.
  • Step 8: After the Xbox 360 Controllers window launches on the Mac device, use a micro USB cable to connect the controller to the USB port of the computer. 

Bluetooth connection:

  • Step 1: Go to the System Preferences menu under the Apple menu on the Mac device.
  • Step 2: Open the Bluetooth program settings, and then press the power button of the controller to turn it on.
  • Step 3: Following that, press the Sync button, which is at the edge of the controller; now, the power button blinks faster than before.
  • Step 4: Next, check if the Xbox controller device appears in the list of devices on Mac.
  • Step 5: When the controller’s name displays, select the name to connect with the controller.