Solve Wireless Xbox One Controller Requires PIN

How to Solve Wireless Xbox One Controller Requires PIN

  • To fix wireless xbox one controller requires pin error message -> you need to power off and power on your xbox controller and then connect your xbox one controller again.
  • Update your bluetooth drivers on your windows computer and try to connect and also use external bluetooth devices if bluetooth is not compatible or any bluetooth drivers issues to fix wireless xbox one controller requires pin message in pop up box.

On your windows 10 computer when you are trying to connect your Xbox to your windows 11 or 10 computer and you are getting a message Wireless Xbox One Controller Requires PIN then you can fix this error easily. So, lets see in detail below.

You can connect your xbox one controller to your windows 11 or 10 controller using usb cable or adapter wirelessly using wifi and start playing games on windows 11 or 10 computer using xbox one controller.

Wireless Xbox One Controller Requires PIN

Below methods will help you get rid of Wireless Xbox One Controller Requires PIN message and connect your xbox controller to your windows 11 or 10 computer easily and start playing.

Power Off and Power on

Step 1: Go ahead and Grab your Xbox controller

Step 2: Now, press and hold x button or xbox logo button on your xbox one controller for about 10 seconds and turn off your xbox one controller

Step 3: Now, Press x button or logo button on Xbox one and power on your Xbox one controller.

Step 4: Now, Go ahead and connect your Xbox one controller to your windows 11 or 10 computer.

Once you power off and power on your Xbox controller then your issue of Wireless Xbox One Controller Requires PIN on your windows 11 or 10 controller issue will be resolved.

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Update Bluetooth Drivers

Step 1: Open Device Manager on your windows computer

Step 2: Expand Bluettoth Drivers section here

Step 3: Right click on bluetooth drivers -> Select Update Drivers.

Step 4: Select Browser my computer for drivers -> Now, select the bluetooth driver which your windows 11 or 10 computer recommends.

Connect with Bluetooth instead of Everything Else option

Step 1: In windows search type in bluetooth and click on it.

Step 2: Now, click on Add Bluetooth or Other device

Step 3: Now, Add a Device -> Select Bluetooth Here and try to connect your xbox controller.

External Bluetooth Adaptor

You may have an issue with bluetooth and network adapter and your xbox controller compatibility issues. So, go ahead and connect with an external bluetooth adapter (dongle) and then try to connect your xbox controller with your windows 11 or 10  computer and your issue of Wireless Xbox One Controller Requires PIN will be fixed.

Why Wireless Xbox One Controller Requires PIN?

If you are having outdated drivers on your windows 11 or 10 computer and your windows bluetooth drivers are not compatible then you can experience this issue of Wireless Xbox One Controller Requires PIN issue on your windows computer when connecting xbox one controller to your windows  computer.

What is the PIN code for the Xbox One controller?

The default xbox one controller pin is 0000 or 1111 and if windows 11 or 10 computer ask you the pin when connecting your xbox controller to your windows computer then enter this pin and even it asks then there is an issue with your bluetooth drivers and update bluetooth drivers.

FAQ

Enter pin code for xbox wireless controller

Enter 0000 or 1111 which is the default pin of xbox one controller

how to connect xbox one controller to pc Bluetooth

Put your xbox one in pairing mode and then go to windows 11 or 10 computer bluetooth settings -> Click on add device select bluetooth and connect your xbox controller to your windows 11 or 10 computer.

Why won’t my Bluetooth Xbox controller connect to my PC?

Restart your Xbox controller by pressing and holding x button (Xbox logo) button and then turn on Xbox controller and then connect it to your windows computer and if your Bluetooth drivers are outdated or not supported then update Bluetooth drivers on windows.