How to connect an Xbox One controller to Google Stadia on any device

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Google's streaming service Stadia has its own controllers that can support its system. But it is also possible to use your own controller, such as the Xbox One.

There are only a few steps you need to do, to make this work. However, keep in mind that Xbox One controllers only work on Google Stadia that are paired to a PC.

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Once you have it configured, your Google Stadia experience coupled with your Xbox One controller is going to be a great time.

With that, here's how to connect an Xbox One controller to Google Stadia on any device.

Connect your Xbox One controller to Google Stadia via cable

The standard method to connect your Xbox One controller to your Google Stadia directly, is by using a cable.

According to The Verge, the Xbox One controller's micro-USB port is key for this to work.

Simply plug it in and connect to both devices, and that's it. Your Xbox One controller will now work on Google Stadia and can enjoy all the games the service offers with it.

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Connect your Xbox One controller to Google Stadia via Bluetooth

Another method is to connect the controller via Bluetooth, but make sure yours has this feature, as different Xbox One controllers either do or don't have Bluetooth.

Once you find that it does, here's how to connect to your 'Stadia' device wirelessly:

  • Hold the Xbox button on your controller.
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  • Wait for it to light up. Once it does, press on the connect button and hold it until the Xbox logo will blink.
  • Then pair it to the device running Google Stadia once both devices are ready and compatible with each other.

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