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How to Connect Bluetooth Headphones to Xbox One Console

If you're an Xbox One user, you may have noticed that the console does not have built-in support for Bluetooth connectivity. This means that connecting Bluetooth headphones to your Xbox One can be a bit of a challenge. However, there are still ways to make it work.

First, it's important to note that there are specific Xbox One-supported headsets that can easily connect to your console without Bluetooth. These headsets are designed to work seamlessly with the Xbox One and provide a high-quality gaming experience. Some of the supported headsets include the Astro A40 TR, Audeze Penrose X, Razer Kaira Pro, and Turtle Beach Stealth 600 Gen 2 Wireless, among others.

If you have a Bluetooth headset that is not supported by Xbox One, there are alternative methods you can try. One option is to use a Bluetooth transmitter. This is a device that plugs into the 3.5mm headphone jack on your wireless Xbox One controller. It allows you to wirelessly transmit the audio from your console to your Bluetooth headphones. This method requires an additional device but is a good solution if you only have wireless Bluetooth headphones.

Another option is to connect your headphones directly to your TV if it has Bluetooth capabilities. You can do this by connecting your Xbox One to your TV using an HDMI cable and then pairing your Bluetooth headphones with the TV. This way, the audio from your console will be streamed to your headphones through the TV's Bluetooth connection.

Lastly, you can use your PC as a workaround to connect your Xbox One audio to your Bluetooth headphones. To do this, you need to download the Xbox Console Companion app on your Windows 10 or Windows 11 PC. Once installed, you can connect your Xbox One to the app and play games on your PC. You can then connect your Bluetooth headphones to your PC and stream the Xbox One audio to your headphones.

While it may be a bit inconvenient that the Xbox One does not have built-in Bluetooth support, there are still ways to enjoy wireless audio with your console. Whether you invest in a supported headset or try one of the alternative methods, you can find a solution that works for you.