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Problem with XBox One headset when switching controllers

I've had an issue with my XBox One controller and headset since day one and although it's gotten better with all the system and controller updates, there's still an outstanding problem.

When playing a game with friends in a party, my headset works perfectly. I can hear people, they can hear me and the quality is great. My controller's battery is almost dead so I turn the controller off to swap to my backup. The headset is plugged into the controller when I turn it off. I plug the headset into the new controller and turn that controller on.

As soon as I turn the new controller on, the headset no longer functions at all. I start hearing people through my TV and no one can hear me (because I have kinect mic turned off). I try turning the controller off and on again, I try unplugging the headset and plugging it back in. Nothing works except for turning off the console and turning it back on with the controller and connected headset.

Has anyone else had this issue and if so, is there a fix, am I doing something wrong?

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  • Can you check that the second controller is assigned to your profile? –  Eric Commented Feb 12, 2015 at 9:02
  • @EricTobias No, the second controller is not assigned to any profile. –  vane Commented Feb 12, 2015 at 17:41
  • 1 I assume, note that I have no evidence for it, that the console needs to associate the controller to a gamertag/person before it will route the chat stream to the controller. It might be worth a try! –  Eric Commented Feb 13, 2015 at 8:50
  • @EricTobias That appears to be the issue! Write your comment as an answer and I'll accept it. –  vane Commented Feb 19, 2015 at 6:27

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Your problem is most likely due to the controller not being assigned to your person.

The other controller, even though it has a headset plugged in is treated as belonging to a guest (or other profile if it is signed in) and, hence, will not have access to the party.

You can fix the issue by pairing the controller with your person manually. However, reading more on the topic, it seems that if you have set up Kinect Sign-in , the console will automatically recognise that you picked up a different controller and will assign it to you as you would expect.

Source: How to assign a profile to an Xbox One Wireless Controller

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  • Your additional information makes sense as to why it wasn't doing that for me since I have the Kinect Sign-in disabled. –  vane Commented Feb 19, 2015 at 19:42

I hated this problem and couldn't figure out out for the longest time but I think I just found an easy fix. What worked for me was simply pressing the center xbox button (home) going to the top left of the screen to your profile (as if you were trying to switch profiles) selecting your profile and selecting "choose this person" (even though you are already signed in) hope it helps, it was driving me insane.

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  • hey, thanks! I'll give that a try the next time I switch, that would be much easier than going into the settings every time. –  vane Commented Jun 22, 2015 at 21:02
  • This worked great but just an FYI, if you have the new XBox dashboard, this no longer works. –  vane Commented Nov 18, 2015 at 3:08

With newer version s of xbox you need to go to the following

Settings>devices and connections>accessories>3 dots at bottom center>and check the Firmware version. It will say update now in some cases this works.

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6 Common Xbox Series X Headset Issues and How to Fix Them

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We break down the most common Xbox Series X and S audio issues and how to fix them.

Xbox Series X and S headsets provide seamless compatibility with Xbox consoles. They also deliver low-latency audio performance using Bluetooth and Xbox Wireless, Microsoft’s proprietary wireless protocol.

Despite this, some Xbox-compatible headsets can still encounter audio issues that ruin the gaming experience. These range from audio dropouts to connection and disconnection problems.

Luckily, there are ways to address these annoying inconveniences. Read on as we break down the most common audio issues in Xbox Series X and S headsets, what causes them, and how to resolve them once and for all!

1. How to Fix Audio Cutting Out on Xbox Series X or S

2. how to fix distorted audio on xbox series x or s, 3. how to fix audio crackling on xbox series x or s, 4. how to fix mic not working on xbox series x or s, 5. how to fix headset not connecting on xbox series x or s, 6. how to fix headset disconnections on xbox series x or s.

When playing on Xbox, audio dropouts will happen if you’re inactive or idle for ten seconds or longer. In such cases, your in-game audio may start stuttering or drop out altogether. Fortunately, hitting any button on your controller will resolve this issue and get your audio back.

Conversely, if your headset audio cuts in and out during gameplay, you could be dealing with a firmware issue.

Outdated firmware compromises your controller’s functionality, including how they transmit audio when connected to a headset. Since they lack the necessary updates and patches, it causes these devices to perform erratically, which in turn, leads to audio lags and dropouts.

  • Update your firmware

Here’s how to update your controller’s firmware:

Profile & system settings (From: YouTube/Insider Tech)

Other fixes you can try

To address the issue of audio cutting in and out, and avoid future occurrences, try the following fixes:

  • Charge your headset’s battery: When your headset’s battery is running low , it doesn’t have the power to perform tasks correctly. This often affects audio transmission, which can sound choppy. Luckily, you can easily fix this issue by charging your headsets or replacing their batteries.
  • Adjust your distance: Bluetooth 5.0 has a range of up to 240 meters . Despite this, you can still experience signal interference from obstructions like walls or desks between you and your console. To avoid wireless signal interference, free your console from any obstructions and ensure it’s within a reasonable distance of your headset.
  • Remove any unnecessary wireless devices: The presence of other active Bluetooth devices, like smart gadgets or personal health monitors, can cause signal crosstalk that affects your audio quality . If possible, limit the number of wireless devices around your console to avoid such occurrences.
  • Refresh your internet connection: A fast, reliable internet connection is essential for gaming. Without it, you can experience audio issues during gameplay. That said, try turning your modem on and off to refresh your internet connection. You can also contact your local ISP to see whether they’re experiencing network problems or downtime.
  • Upgrade your Bluetooth adapter: If your Bluetooth adapter doesn’t use the same Bluetooth version or support the same Bluetooth audio codecs as your headset, you may encounter issues resulting in audio cutting in and out. In such cases, consider buying a new adapter with updated specs.

Sometimes, your Xbox headset audio may sound randomly distorted or garbled. This is often accompanied by audio stutters or lags you can’t fix by simply turning the headset off and on. In such cases, damaged speakers or incorrect audio EQ settings are usually the cause. That said, here are some solutions you can try:

Reset your headset’s EQ levels

If your EQ levels are unbalanced such that, for instance, your bass or treble is too high, you can experience audio distortions. Here’s how to reset them:

Pressing the Xbox button on a controller

In addition to the solution above, you can also try the following fixes:

  • Update your firmware.
  • Restart your headset and Xbox console by turning them off and on again.
  • Replace damaged headset speakers: If you prefer turning your headset volume high, you could blow out a driver, which can cause crackling sounds. If that happens, you can try DIY-ing your headset by opening the ear cup, removing the damaged speaker, and replacing it with a new one .

If you’re experiencing audio that sporadically crackles or sounds staticky and robotic, you may be dealing with some system settings and hardware issues. This can arise due to system glitches or network connection instability.

Your Xbox console’s system can become bogged down with cache files over time, especially if you’ve paired it with multiple devices. This can create temporary bugs that cause glitches in your system or devices, affecting audio quality. Similarly, an unstable network connection can result in audio issues like crackles and pops.

That said, here are some solutions you can try to address glitches and network difficulties:

Power cycle your Xbox console and modem

  • Factory reset your Xbox console
  • Reset your Xbox console’s network settings

Power cycling involves turning your console off and disconnecting it from a power source. It’s a simple solution but often helps reboot your console and resolve any glitches. Here’s how to power cycle your Xbox console:

Press your console's Xbox button for 10 seconds. (From: YouTube/My Mate VINCE)

  • Turn off your internet connection.

Replug the console. (From: YouTube/My Mate VINCE)

A factory reset is a quick way to refresh your Xbox’s system and erase any glitch-causing bugs. Here’s how to do it:

Pressing the Xbox button on a controller.

Reset your Xbox console’s network settings

Resetting your network settings can refresh a faulty or unstable connection that could be causing crackling audio. Follow the steps below to reset your console’s network settings:

Press the Xbox button.

  • Exit Settings and restart your Xbox console to apply the changes.

Aside from the fixes mentioned above, you should also check for the following:

  • Check connections for debris: Dirt accumulation can interfere with how your headset plug lines up with the conductor plates in the jack, so make sure the headset jack isn’t clogged with dust, dirt, or food debris. This simple cause is often overlooked but is sometimes at the root of crackling audio issues.
  • Straighten your headset plug: If your headset’s plug isn’t clicking into place when inserted, it may be slightly bent. This affects the way audio is transmitted back to you. To fix this, just take two pliers and secure one to the plug’s base. Then attach the other to the tip and bend the pin until straight.
  • Reinforce your headset cable: Frayed or exposed cable wires could cause them to short-circuit. A simple but temporary fix is to wrap the damaged part with electrical tape. This reinforces the wire and insulates the fragile parts that handle electric currents.

Some Xbox users have reported instances wherein they can hear themselves on their headsets but cannot be heard by other players . This issue typically stems from incorrect audio settings , outdated firmware , controller setup issues , or sometimes something as simple as a muted mic .

Here are some solutions if your headset mic is not working on Xbox Series X or S:

Change your voice chat privacy settings

Set your primary controller.

  • Check your Xbox console’s NAT type

Connect your headset via a wired controller

The Xbox has specific privacy settings that let you choose who can or cannot communicate with you. You can access these settings here:

Profile & system settings (From: YouTube/Insider Tech)

Multiple paired controllers can also cause headset mic mishaps, since your Xbox might be trying to intercept an audio signal from a different controller. To avoid this, assign your primary controller to your Xbox profile. Here’s how:

Profile & system settings (From: YouTube/Insider Tech)

Check your Xbox console’s NAT type

Your console’s NAT type determines whether you can communicate with other players on the Xbox Network. There are four different NAT types with varying levels of limitations:

  • Open NAT: Unrestricted gaming with any NAT type.
  • Moderate NAT: Restricted multiplayer options, and you may be unable to host some matches.
  • Strict NAT: You can’t host matches and are limited to playing with Open NAT-type players.
  • Unavailable NAT: You can’t access party chat or use the multiplayer feature for certain game titles.

You’ll want to first check if your NAT type is set to anything other than “Open,” which may be why you’re experiencing audio issues. Here’s how to do just that:

Pressing the Xbox button on your controller

Interestingly, certain settings are only visible with a wired controller connection . So, if you’re having Party Chat problems and have a wired controller on hand, you should try this solution from u/Chlxriine on Reddit to fix your headset mic issues:

Restart your Xbox console. (From: YouTube/My Mate VINCE)

  • Create a Party and then select your Party.

Accesing Headset mic on Xbox. (From: YouTube/Sofa Supastar Gaming)

If you’re still having problems after performing the previously discussed solutions, there are other fixes you can do:

  • Update your firmware: Go into your controller’s settings to see if new firmware updates are available and apply them accordingly.
  • Test your headset with a different device: Try testing your headset on another device to see if the problem lies in the headset or elsewhere. This will allow you to rule out the headset as the cause and look at other solutions to problems with your console settings.
  • Reconnect your headset: When using a wired controller, an imperfect connection between the contact plates of the jack and plug can cause mic issues. To address this, gently twist the plug in the socket or unplug and replug it.
  • Check for wire damage: Try wiggling your headphone cable while it’s in use. If your audio returns while doing this, you’ll know you’re dealing with a damaged wire that needs replacing .
  • Check if you’re on mute: Sometimes, headset mic issues can boil down to someone muting you by accident. So, quickly check in with your friends or co-players to see if they’ve unintentionally left you on mute.
  • Check Xbox Network Status: Xbox Live can experience outages or limited network connectivity like any other server-based system. To ensure that the problem lies in the Xbox Network and not with your headset, you can go to the Xbox Status page to see which features are experiencing any problems.

Unfortunately, connection issues are not unheard of with the Xbox Series X or S. For instance, there are cases wherein an Xbox console doesn’t recognize a headset . In such situations, you may be dealing with a faulty Bluetooth adapter , Bluetooth interference issues, a damaged cable, or headset incompatibility issues.

On the other hand, if your Xbox controller doesn’t recognize your headset , you may be looking at controller hardware or firmware issues. Sometimes, faulty audio settings may also make you think that your Xbox controller isn’t detecting your headset. For example, you might’ve muted your headset or turned the volume all the way down .

If you’ve ruled out the causes mentioned above, you should try resetting your headset.

Hard reset your headset

Place your headset close to your Xbox console. (From: YouTube/Vicky's Blog)

  • Power the headset back on. If you’re using AirPods, check out our guide on how to connect AirPods to Xbox Series X or S .
  • Reset headphones

In contrast to the previous section, some users experience trouble with their headsets constantly disconnecting from their Xbox console. Usually, they can pair their headset successfully to the console via their Xbox controller, only to have it disconnect a few minutes later. In other cases, the headset disconnects during gameplay and is accompanied by crackling audio issues.

Like the problems we discussed earlier, this can be caused by Bluetooth signal interference , compatibility issues between your headset and console, low headset battery , or your headset being out of range of the console .

To address this, try restarting your headset and console, then re-pairing them. If this doesn’t work, you can try doing a hard reset as we discussed above.

Restart your headset and Xbox console

If the above procedure doesn’t work, try restarting both devices. Here’s how:

Press the green power button on your headset's left ear cup. (From: YouTube/Vicky's Blog)

Re-pair your headset

Hold the pairing buttons on the headset for 2 seconds.(From: YouTube/Vicky's Blog)

Usually, you can solve Xbox headset issues using simple methods such as resetting your devices or updating firmware. If those don’t work, you can try the other more advanced solutions above. With these fixes, you should be able to address your audio issues and go back to enjoying your games without a hitch.

How did you find our solutions and suggestions? Which ones worked for you? If you have solutions that worked for you but aren’t included in our list, share them in the comments section below! We’d love to hear about them.

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When your Xbox One controller is not recognizing your headset, it can manifest in several ways. You'll know there's a problem when other players can't hear you, and you can't hear other players. Other indications of a problem are a grayed out volume up option in the Xbox One settings, or you appear muted in the in-game chat.

These problems can occur when you first plug in an Xbox One headset, or when the headset is in use. However, you'll usually notice the issue when you attempt to start a voice chat.

Instructions in this article apply to all Xbox One models, including the Xbox One S and Xbox One X.

Causes of Xbox One Controllers Not Detecting Headsets

Contributing factors that can cause your Xbox One controller not to recognize your headset include problems with the controller hardware and firmware, physical defects in the headset, incorrect settings, and issues with the Xbox One console.

How to Fix Your Xbox One Controller to Recognize Your Headset

Attempt each fix below in order, checking to see if your headset works after each step:

Many of these solutions also apply to fixing Xbox One mic problems .

Make sure the controller is connected to the Xbox One. If it isn't, fixing an Xbox One controller that won't connect may also fix the headset issue.

Make sure the headset is firmly plugged into the controller. If the headset isn't plugged in all the way or isn't seated properly, it won't make a good enough connection, and the controller won't recognize it. Unplug it, then plug it back in.

Make sure the headset isn't muted. The headset probably has a mute function that may make it seem like the headset isn't recognized by the controller. Look for a mute button on the left side of the connector that's plugged into the expansion port on the controller, or an in-line mute switch if you have a 3.5 mm chat headset.

Increase the headset volume. If the headset audio is turned all the way down, you won't be able to hear anyone. Increase the audio using the buttons on the connector that's plugged into the controller's expansion port or the in-line volume wheel.

Increase the console audio input. You can also adjust the volume settings on the Xbox One. Navigate to Settings > Device & accessories , select the controller, then adjust the audio settings.

If the volume option is grayed out, that indicates a problem with either the headset or controller.

Use the Xbox One Skype app to test the headset. This will confirm the problem is on your end, rather than a problem with Xbox party chat or your friends' hardware. To perform a test, sign in to the Xbox network , and then launch the Skype app. Select People > Skype Test Call > Voice Call , then speak into the mic when indicated and wait to see if your voice plays back. If you don't hear your voice, then the controller doesn't recognize the headset.

Try a different controller. If you have more than one controller, sync another Xbox One controller and plug in the headset. If it works, then there's a problem with the first controller.

If you don't have another controller to test, there are several ways to fix an Xbox One controller that won't turn on .

Use a different headset. If you plug in a different headset and it works, then there's a problem with the original headset. Headsets don't have a software or firmware component, so the most likely failure is a broken wire or a bad mute switch.

Before you buy a new mic, check the see if there's a manufacturer warranty, or try repairing the broken headset yourself.

Clean the controller and headset. Unplug the headset and examine the device, cord, and plug for any signs of damage. If the cord is frayed or the plug is bent, the headset may need to be repaired. If it's dirty, clean it with a cotton swab dipped in rubbing alcohol.

With the headset unplugged, look in the headset connector on the Xbox One controller. If you see any debris, attempt to remove it with compressed air, or clean the port with a cotton swab dipped lightly in rubbing alcohol.

Do not allow any liquid to drip inside the port or controller.

Check your privacy and online safety settings. If your Xbox One privacy settings are too strict, you won't be able to chat. To check your settings, press the Xbox button on the controller, then navigate to Settings > Account > Privacy & online safety > View details & customize > Communicate with voice and text > Everybody .

The Everybody setting allows you to communicate with both friends and strangers on the Xbox network. Select Friends Only to avoid talking to strangers.

Child profiles can't access this setting. You may need to change the Xbox One parental controls before you can change your chat preferences.

Update the controller firmware . At one point, Microsoft released a firmware update that prevented some headsets from working, so you may need to update the Xbox One controller.

Install new batteries in the controller. Dead or low batteries can prevent an Xbox One headset from working properly. To rule out this problem, replace the batteries with brand new or freshly charged batteries.

Assign the controller to your profile. If the controller has become disassociated with your Gamertag profile for some reason, you may need to assign the Xbox One controller to your Microsoft Account.

Power cycle the console . If the controller still won't recognize the headset, power cycle the Xbox One and controllers. Press and hold the power button on the front of the console until the LED goes off, then wait for the controllers to power down. Alternatively, remove the batteries to shut the controllers off immediately. After a few minutes, turn on the Xbox One. You should see the bootup animation on your TV, which indicates the console was successfully power cycled.

First, make sure the mic isn't muted and check the cord for damage. Use compressed air to clean out the audio port and update the controller's firmware. If it still doesn't work, you can try replacing the Xbox One Controller headphone jack yourself.

To connect a headset to your Xbox One wirelessly , you need a headset that uses Microsoft's wireless protocol. If it comes with a wireless adapter, turn on the console, connect the USB adapter, and switch on the headset. If the headset doesn't come with a wireless adapter, it may come with a base station, or you may be able to sync it manually.

Yes, but only if it's specifically designed for the Xbox One. Most non-gaming headsets will not work with the Xbox One via USB.

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    If the problem persists: Try your Headset with another device, such as a laptop, to see if the headset is working. Try your Headset on another controller, if you can. If the headset works on the second controller, try updating the first controller and console. Try using a Headset Adapter for compatibility issues.

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  19. Troubleshoot your Xbox Wireless Headset

    Restart your headset. Use the green power button on the back of the headset's left earcup to turn the headset off. You should hear a power-down sound, and the power light (just above the power button) will turn off. Wait a few seconds and then press the power button again to restart the headset.

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    Make sure that "Headset mic" is selected as the output device. Click "Save" to save the changes. If your mic still isn't working in Xbox PC Party Chat, try resetting the Xbox app. Here's how: Open the Xbox app and click on the gear icon in the bottom left corner. Click on "Apps". Scroll down to the Xbox app and click on it. Click on "Advanced ...

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    Some Xbox consoles do this in Instant-On mode. Also, it can be USB port specific. I would try those two and if your console still won't assign the transmitter, another solution is to switch it to PC mode and back to Xbox mode which should force the console to see it again and assign it automatically. 1. Award.

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