Users can connect Bluetooth headphones with Xbox Series X|S. I have shared three methods by which you can connect headphones without buying the Bluetooth transmitter. You can connect any type of Bluetooth headphones.
Xbox series X and Xbox series S are collectively known as Xbox series X|S. These are home video game consoles developed by Microsoft. Good audio quality in gaming is as essential as its can add a more thrilling experience. Microsoft has given the best audio quality sound with their Xbox series X|S.
You really need to hear that gunshot sound good enough to feel its reality! When you are in your warzone, doing your best to kill your enemy, being able to hear your enemies will make it easier for you to kill them.
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Most of the devices use Bluetooth but with Xbox series X|S it’s difficult. But not impossible! Using a headset is easy with Xbox series X|S but the difficulty arises when you need to connect Bluetooth with your Xbox series X|S. Xbox series X|S do not have native Bluetooth support and hence make it more complicated.
Things Required to Connect Bluetooth Headphones With Xbox Series X|S
- Bluetooth transmitter with 3.5mm inputs.
A Bluetooth transmitter is a device that helps in transmitting audio from one source to another. When one Bluetooth transmitter senses the other it sets up a wireless network called the piconet. This works as long as the transmitter and the receiver are in the range of 30feet or 10m.
How to Connect Bluetooth Headphones With Xbox Series X|S
This method, we will use a Bluetooth transmitter to connect Bluetooth headphones with Xbox Series X|S.
- Connect your Bluetooth transmitter to your Xbox series X|S controller 3.5mm audio port.
- Turn on the transmitter after attaching it to the controller.
- Take your Bluetooth device and press and hold down the pairing button.
- Wait for it and it will find your transmitter.
Watch out for the lights to know if that’s connected as you won’t be able to see it.
- Your Bluetooth is connected and should work now.
Tip: if this didn’t work, connect your Xbox series X|S with your headphones through USB cable. And then turn your headphones on! Once you are connected then you can unplug the USB cable.
Also, ensure that you have your headphones 100%charged. Most Bluetooth headphones have an inbuilt mic, and they are not supported with transmitters.
Method 2. Compatible Headsets
You can get yourself a compatible headset with your Xbox series X|S and you have the way to go. Compatible headsets have their own USB transmitters which make it easier to connect them, and can easily be used while gaming.
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Method 3. Smart TV
You can use a your Smart Tv or Gaming Monitor, in case you have one. As these displays will use Bluetooth natively making it easier to connect. Connecting your headphones to your display is a good option if you do not want to use a transmitter.
Note: If none of this works, then contact your manufacturer, the dongle you are using may not be compatible with the Xbox series X|S and you need to gift yourself a new one!
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You can use these three methods to connect Bluetooth headphones with Xbox Series X|S. All these methods are working, and you can connect headphones to Bluetooth easily. There can be more methods available but they are not trustworthy. Also if you buy Bluetooth transmitter, then make sure you buy branded one.