I tried to sync my controller and pressed the sync button on the console , and it feels as if it's missing a piece behind the sync button. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. You can also see your LB/RB button's lever, if its broken, it could be the reason why it doesnt work. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. This controller is the current mainstream controller sold by Microsoft. The Xbox One Elite Series 2 controller has the most premium feel of any controller out there with its incredible build quality, clicky home button, and excellent hand and trigger grips. It worked just the other day but no longer works. I have 4 controllers and every single one does this in the exact same spot and I've just come to the conclusion that it's a flaw in the controllers design and not something faulty that replacement will fix. If it gets corrupted, or … Sounds like a faulty conductive rubber seat. The Microsoft Xbox wireless controller features the same rounded contours, balanced feel, vibration, and traditional button placement, but it's … There should be several options here to check. On the surface, the Xbox Wireless Controller doesn't look like a particularly drastic departure from its predecessor. The little animation of the Xbox one power button didn't flicker like its sopossednto do. Most of the controls work fine for me with my Xbox One Controller but I can't seem to use the RT ability, whatever that is. I got the elite controller, sadly I waited so long to get it. Its fucking annoying. If you pry off that side cover you can see if it's there. You can easly replace it with the online parts. If your controller is plugged in, it should appear under the 'Detected Controllers' list - if there's not a problem with the pad itself. Funnily enough I’m repairing my mates pad with the same issue and this is the potentially faulty part. If your wireless controller won't turn on, try these solutions. yeah same here, I had to change RT to a different button. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. A new YouTube video from the Xbox team goes over one of the key features for the new Xbox controller, which will debut alongside next-gen consoles like the Xbox Series X and Xbox … Sending it back takes 2-3 weeks and i'm desperate to start playing my XBox X properly. The other button seems to doesn't work at all. This is particularly annoying because my hands tend to press it this way during normal gameplay. Troubleshooting an Xbox One controller that won’t turn on Time Needed : 10 minutes You can do some troubleshooting steps to see if you can fix your controller to work again. Update the firmware. The device will then show up as Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows under the Network Adapters category of devices. 0 Highlighted. They’re fairly easy and … Annoying as it's probably the most used button so should be the strongest! I used to have the old style controller which was flawless and i wish i kept it when i upgraded to the X, but i donated my old console/accessories. In order to prevent the batteries from … 07/09/2016 by After you disassembled the shell, you will see there is the button at the spot the screwdriver pointed at. Did your replacement have the same issue? The quality of the Xbox One controller is f***ing pathetic. Maybe keep an eye on Ebay...people usually post random stuff like that there. Make sure 'Guide Button Focuses Steam' is checked. Bought an Xbox one X for Christmas and the controller it came with had this problem. Not sure about angles, but from new my A button sometimes doesn't respond. Sounds like you may be missing the little black piece that fits behind the eject button. Braxton Davis If I press it and shift it even slightly to the right or up-right, it won't do anything. Choose any device that is connected to your PC in the Device dropdown, and set the buttons and axes to your liking. You could take it back to the store and say the controller is having issues and get it replaced. See if this fixes the problem. Funny you mention this as im currently dealing with the same issue. Hello, my SteamVR updated to the new home, right now the only controller that i have is from Xbox One with wireless adapter, opening the new home it invites me to press the Y but on pressing nothing happens. Playing games like Fifa has been a nightmare when i need to quickly pass the ball using the A button. I don't know what to do from here. I've tried most of the day to sync the controller, and I couldn't find any luck, once I saw your feedback/comment and we follow the steps by pressing the main menu button for about 10 sec., and then, we found that the controller work again, so, our problem solved now. This is a brand new controller that came with the console which I've only owned for 2 weeks. It's pretty frustrating and happens about half the time. Braxton Davis, TronicsFix Only pressing the A i can hear a sound. Once the change is made, return to the main page of Big Picture in Steam and click on the Settings icon (gear icon) and then click on Controller Settings. Emulated GameCube Controller. With the Xbox on, press the button on the side of the Xbox. It sits right behind that button to give you something to push against. The Xbox button  on the controller will flash more rapidly—this means your controller is searching for a PC. Me too. (Xbox One S) So basically the A button on my controller only works when pressed "straight down". What i'm supposed to do? @tronicsfix. After setting any one of the emulated GameCube ports, proceed to the "Configure" button for each. 12/24/2017 by It will be a small black piece that slides in on rails that will be kind of a triangle shape. I'm really surprised more people haven't noticed this but you have to be really attentive to find the issue and figure it out. I rarely use the paddles, I just liked the feel of it. Hope this helps, 09/09/2017 by @braxton321123. I’m probably going to end up doing this. Admittedly haven't had to on any Xbox One controllers though and may not be the actual issue. So basically the A button on my controller only works when pressed "straight down". Syncing the Controller with the Adapter. Click General Controller Settings and it may open up a Steam Big Picture options page. Turn on your Xbox One controller by holding the Guide button in the center. When you say presses further down do you mean towards the front of the console? Any way to fix this? I use the green orange controller and this happens. Idk if it's an angle thing, but I just started Arkham Knight, and you have to hold A to glide, and frequently Batman will just start falling even though I'm still holding the button. I've fixed button registering issues on plenty of controllers doing this. Is this a known issue or am I alone here? Thank you very much! Message 1 of 3 (2,626 Views) Reply. I have this piece but mine won’t work still can you help, 10/01/2017 by Xbox worked fine for months but recently the light doesnt flicker and my controllers rarely connect wirelessly. https://i.imgur.com/uzpacmL.jpg, If the black, conductive pads are shiny you can clean them up by rubbing them with some good pressure on a piece of printer paper until they look matte again. We recommend using Microsoft’s website to register your Xbox … Method 3: Configure your game controller as the preferred device To configure your game controller as the preferred device, follow these steps: In Control Panel, open Game Controllers. But normally when you press the sync button it doesnt go in much further in than a couple of millimeters but my doesn't stop it from going further and easily lets you press down about a good half inch and feels as if nothing is behind it. Had same issue with new controller form bundle. Well the button is on the side so I don't see how it would move towards the front. But it's probably just because my LB stops working first due to my Fallout 4 VATS spamming. Now press the the small sync button on the top of the controller until the Guide button begins flashing. I've been through lots of controllers and never had this issue. The xbox one just seems to suffer with 'power management' when it initially starts up. I may try and clean the pads and see if that helps. This controller fixes many of the design flaws found on Model 1537/1697 controllers and is much more reliable. If I press it and shift it even slightly to the right or up-right, it won't do anything. Xbox series s controller doesn't rurn on Accessories I have changed the batteries to new one's, but the Xbox logo button on the controller only blinks extremely fast and sometimes vibrates if I continuously press the button and turns off if I unpress the button. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Does anyone have a solution for this? It also presses farther down than normal. #13 I sent it back which took about 2 weeks and my replacement is the same. Debbie Leung, I tried the usb I tried the hard reset my controller will not sync and the button doesn’t flick on, You must use USB with internal data wires not just red and black so a xbox can talk to Gamepad, just standard USB charger lead will not sync cos it only has 2 Internal wires, © 2020 iFixit — Licensed under Creative Commons — Privacy — Accessibility. Microsoft's third-generation Xbox game console, released November 22, 2013. Check to see if your controller turned off due to inactivity. Chances are you can now turn on your Xbox controller by holding the Home button in until it lights up; after a few pulses it should auto-sync with the now functional USB adapter. couldn't find just the part. when I had this experience I had to buy another ENTIRE shell. You just need to get used to pressing the button at certain angles. On your PC, press the Start button , then select Settings > Devices. The Xbox One controller, just like the DualShock 4, has a Micro USB port, and you can connect it up to your PC with a cable. I know that even sometimes my controller will not turn on my Xbox One, though this doesn't happen more than 1 out of 10 times, and it usually doesn't repeatedly do it. I have been gaming since 89 and never have owned a bigger piece of s*** controller. Contact Microsoft send in controller and they'll replace it. Terms — Once you press the Xbox button on your controller to turn it on, and you just get a slow blink that doesn’t go solid – that usually means it’s not actually paired to a console (or PC dongle). Inside the Controller Settings menu, make sure that you uncheck all irrelevant boxes. To do this, use one of the following methods: In Windows Vista, click Start , type joy.cpl in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER. 3. Im having this same problem. Yeah seems like a common issue. Braxton Davis. You can try hard resetting (holding power for 10 seconds) then removing the USB cable/ external harddrive, turn the xbox back on and when the main menu has loaded the sync button should work again and you can reconnect your controller then after plugging the harddrive back in. Getting in touch with Microsoft. One left unconfigured will be considered dummy "plugged in" during the game emulation. You can also try re-syncing the controller with the Xbox. A button or a port on your wireless controller partially works or doesn’t work at all If you have another Xbox One Wireless Controller, use it to reproduce what you were trying to do with the original controller. I've tried most of the day to sync the controller, and I couldn't find any luck, once I saw your feedback/comment and we follow the steps by pressing the main menu button for about 10 sec., and then, we found that the controller work again, so, our problem solved now. Xbox One controllers rely on firmware to work correctly. If you're ready to throw your wireless controller at the wall and buy a new one, hold up. Snipe Hypes, I don't get it I was trying to connect my wireless controller to my Xbox one and when I pushed the sync button nothing happened. Yeah, I just got an Xbone this week, and out of the box, my A button doesn't always work. Press and hold the Pair button on the top of the controller (the raised button). The controller still doesn't work after trying everything above Confirm the controller works fine on the client The clients should go to gamepad-tester.com on their own PC and press buttons to see if their controller works fine. If your Xbox Wireless Controller appears to be mapped incorrectly, such as one button performing another button’s actions (for example, the right bumper acts as the Menu button), it’s likely your controller needs to be updated. Xbox One Wireless Controller Model 1708. Xbox One controller introduced in 2016 with the launch of the Xbox One S and adds Bluetooth support for Windows 10. Any idea where I can get one cause mine is missing, 07/10/2016 by In the "Xbox Accessories app," click the Configure button. X button doesn't work on xbox one controller while playing Fifa 16. I'm positive I've found out what the problem is provided that you are currently using an external harddrive. This is particularly annoying because my hands tend to press it this way during normal gameplay. Choose Add Bluetooth or other device, then select Everything else. (After clicking this button, you may be … Your one source for all things Xbox on Reddit! +1. I was starting to think it was just the way i pressed the button. The buttons are sat on just a piece of rubber with conductive material underneath that touches the board and registers an input. Worth taking a look at though since you could possibly fix it for free. 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