How to Use Xbox One Controller on Windows, Linux, and OS X?

How to Use Xbox One Controller on Windows, Linux and OS X? – If you are game maniac I am sure that you know if one has to count on a perfect gamepad, they will surely go for Xbox One Controller. Today in my post, for all the gamers, I am going to write about how to use Xbox One Controller on Windows, Linux, and OS X. Don’t worry if you think that Xbox One Controller won’t get proper support in Windows, Linux, and OS X. To remove this fear of yours the article focus on using Xbox One Controller on Windows, Linux, and OS X.

How to Use Xbox One Controller on Windows, Linux, and OS X?

How to Use Xbox One Controller on Windows

In the support page of Windows, one can easily find the drivers download. On the basis of your architecture, choose the correction version of your driver (32 bit or 64 bit). One you install the driver in your PC, the Xbox One Controller should work properly when it is plugged in the PC. It might also be possible that the Xbox One Controller is synced with the console. If this is the case, follow the instructions mentioned below:-

Step 1: Turn off both the console and Xbox One Controller.

Step 2: Plug in the Xbox One Controller.

Step 3: Turn on the Xbox One Controller.

Please note that if you wish to use the Xbox One Controller on your Xbox again, you need to follow the above process again in order to synch it to the console.

How to Use Xbox One Controller on Mac OS

Xone-OSX is the name of the Mac driver package which was created by FranticRain on Github. From the release page, one can install the simple package and you can also try the source code for the same. A disk image is present with the package installer. It will automatically install the Mac drivers and the system preference panel along with it.

The Xbox One Controller in most of the Steam game will register itself as an input device. In the in-game settings, the users can easily configure. You can use the Enjoyable software to use the Xbox One Controller outside of the game. The users can even control the mouse by mapping the joystick and trigger button. With Xbox One Controller, one can happily lay games like Minecraft.

How to Use Xbox One Controller on Linux

Unexpectedly, other than Windows 10, Linux is the lone OS that include the built-in support of Xbox One Controller. If you are using any Kernel version after 3.17, you can with no trouble, use Xbox One Controller to enjoy games. Check in which version is your distro running. Even the SteamOS has the support system required for Xbox One Controller.

This was the complete guide for the gamers who wanted an answer of the question, “How to Use Xbox One Controller on Windows, Linux, and OS X”. If you have successfully used Xbox One Controller on Windows, Linux and OS X, with the help of our guide, don’t forget to share your experience. If you know of any other way of using Xbox One Controller on Windows, Linux, and OS X, feel free to share it with us. Till then keep enjoying your games.

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