Immersive Xbox Gaming with AirPods: A Step-by-Step Guide

Xbox gamers can now pair AirPods with their console for an immersive gaming experience with sound. The process involves downloading the Xbox app, enabling remote features, and connecting AirPods to the app via Bluetooth.

Nitish Verma
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Immersive Xbox Gaming with AirPods: A Step-by-Step Guide

Immersive Xbox Gaming with AirPods: A Step-by-Step Guide

Gamers looking to enjoy late-night Xbox sessions with sound while minimizing disturbance to others now have a solution: pairing AirPods with their Xbox console. This allows for an immersive gaming experience complete with sound effects, music, and voiceovers, all without bothering those around you.

The process of connecting AirPods to an Xbox Series S, Series X, or Xbox One console is straightforward. First, download the Xbox app on your iOS or Android device and sign in with your Microsoft account. Next, turn on your Xbox and access the Settings by pressing the Xbox button, navigating to your account profile, and selecting "Settings".

Under "Devices & connections", select "Remote features" to enable remote connection. Then, connect your AirPods to your phone by opening the AirPods case, holding down the button on the back until the light turns white, and selecting AirPods in your phone's Bluetooth settings.

Open the Xbox app on your phone, sign in to your Microsoft account, and tap the "Remote play" icon in the top right corner. Tap "Remote play on this device" and then "Allow" to let your Xbox find and connect to devices on your local network. Once connected, your Xbox screen will be mirrored on your phone.

Put on your AirPods and the sound will mirror that of your Xbox. To enable chat with other players, tap the two vertical lines of dots on the top left of your phone screen, then tap the three horizontal dots, and tap the "Mute" button to allow Xbox to access your microphone.

By following these simple steps, Xbox gamers can now experience fully immersive gameplay with sound through their AirPods, transforming those late-night gaming sessions. The ability to pair AirPods with Xbox consoles opens up a new world of possibilities for gamers seeking to enjoy their favorite titles without disturbing others.

Key Takeaways

  • Pair AirPods with Xbox for immersive gaming with sound.
  • Download Xbox app, sign in, and enable remote features.
  • Connect AirPods to phone, then open Xbox app and tap "Remote play".
  • Allow Xbox to access microphone for chat with other players.
  • Enjoy late-night gaming with sound, without disturbing others.