I’m probably going to end up doing this. 3. Make sure 'Guide Button Focuses Steam' is checked. You can also see your LB/RB button's lever, if its broken, it could be the reason why it doesnt work. 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. I have been gaming since 89 and never have owned a bigger piece of s*** controller. But it's probably just because my LB stops working first due to my Fallout 4 VATS spamming. Only pressing the A i can hear a sound. Choose Add Bluetooth or other device, then select Everything else. See if this fixes the problem. X button still works outside of Fifa 16. Any way to fix this? They’re fairly easy and … Xbox One Wireless Controller Model 1708. 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. On your PC, press the Start button , then select Settings > Devices. Turn on your Xbox One controller by holding the Guide button in the center. Sounds like you may be missing the little black piece that fits behind the eject button. +1. I was starting to think it was just the way i pressed the button. 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. The buttons are sat on just a piece of rubber with conductive material underneath that touches the board and registers an input. Is this a known issue or am I alone here? Worth taking a look at though since you could possibly fix it for free. 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. 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. It also presses farther down than normal. Microsoft's third-generation Xbox game console, released November 22, 2013. You just need to get used to pressing the button at certain angles. If you pry off that side cover you can see if it's there. When you say presses further down do you mean towards the front of the console? With the Xbox on, press the button on the side of the Xbox. Braxton Davis Click General Controller Settings and it may open up a Steam Big Picture options page. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. After setting any one of the emulated GameCube ports, proceed to the "Configure" button for each. In order to prevent the batteries from … Braxton Davis, TronicsFix I'm positive I've found out what the problem is provided that you are currently using an external harddrive. 2 people had this problem. I've fixed button registering issues on plenty of controllers doing this. Choose any device that is connected to your PC in the Device dropdown, and set the buttons and axes to your liking. 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. The xbox one just seems to suffer with 'power management' when it initially starts up. 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. 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 … Funnily enough I’m repairing my mates pad with the same issue and this is the potentially faulty part. I don't know what to do from here. The other button seems to doesn't work at all. Xbox One controller introduced in 2016 with the launch of the Xbox One S and adds Bluetooth support for Windows 10. I may try and clean the pads and see if that helps. Playing games like Fifa has been a nightmare when i need to quickly pass the ball using the A button. 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. Your one source for all things Xbox on Reddit! Any idea where I can get one cause mine is missing, 07/10/2016 by This controller fixes many of the design flaws found on Model 1537/1697 controllers and is much more reliable. Im having this same problem. The device will then show up as Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows under the Network Adapters category of devices. X button doesn't work on xbox one controller while playing Fifa 16. Does anyone have a solution for this? Update the firmware. One left unconfigured will be considered dummy "plugged in" during the game emulation. Braxton Davis. I use the green orange controller and this happens. The Xbox button  on the controller will flash more rapidly—this means your controller is searching for a PC. If your wireless controller won't turn on, try these solutions. After you disassembled the shell, you will see there is the button at the spot the screwdriver pointed at. You can easly replace it with the online parts. 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. (After clicking this button, you may be … I rarely use the paddles, I just liked the feel of it. Syncing the Controller with the Adapter. 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. Not sure about angles, but from new my A button sometimes doesn't respond. Inside the Controller Settings menu, make sure that you uncheck all irrelevant boxes. 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). @braxton321123. @tronicsfix. Xbox worked fine for months but recently the light doesnt flicker and my controllers rarely connect wirelessly. Funny you mention this as im currently dealing with the same issue. 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. 0 Highlighted. 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. 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 — 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. This is particularly annoying because my hands tend to press it this way during normal gameplay. It sports a similar shape, and keeps the traditional button … We recommend using Microsoft’s website to register your Xbox … The Microsoft Xbox wireless controller features the same rounded contours, balanced feel, vibration, and traditional button placement, but it's … Contact Microsoft send in controller and they'll replace it. The little animation of the Xbox one power button didn't flicker like its sopossednto do. (Xbox One S) So basically the A button on my controller only works when pressed "straight down". Sounds like a faulty conductive rubber seat. Yeah seems like a common issue. This is particularly annoying because my hands tend to press it this way during normal gameplay. 07/09/2016 by #13 Andrew Connor. It's pretty frustrating and happens about half the time. 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. Message 1 of 3 (2,626 Views) Reply. If I press it and shift it even slightly to the right or up-right, it won't do anything. I have this piece but mine won’t work still can you help, 10/01/2017 by yeah same here, I had to change RT to a different button. If you're ready to throw your wireless controller at the wall and buy a new one, hold up. I got the elite controller, sadly I waited so long to get it. Its fucking annoying. What i'm supposed to do? Now press the the small sync button on the top of the controller until the Guide button begins flashing. This controller is the current mainstream controller sold by Microsoft. Well the button is on the side so I don't see how it would move towards the front. You can also try re-syncing the controller with the Xbox. If I press it and shift it even slightly to the right or up-right, it won't do anything. Me too. 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. The quality of the Xbox One controller is f***ing pathetic. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. You could take it back to the store and say the controller is having issues and get it replaced. when I had this experience I had to buy another ENTIRE shell. I sent it back which took about 2 weeks and my replacement is the same. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. 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. Terms — 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. Sending it back takes 2-3 weeks and i'm desperate to start playing my XBox X properly. This is a brand new controller that came with the console which I've only owned for 2 weeks. There should be several options here to check. So basically the A button on my controller only works when pressed "straight down". Annoying as it's probably the most used button so should be the strongest! 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. 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. Press and hold the Pair button on the top of the controller (the raised button). On the surface, the Xbox Wireless Controller doesn't look like a particularly drastic departure from its predecessor. In the "Xbox Accessories app," click the Configure button. Had same issue with new controller form bundle. 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. 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. Accessibility. It worked just the other day but no longer works. Getting in touch with Microsoft. 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. Xbox One controllers rely on firmware to work correctly. Maybe keep an eye on Ebay...people usually post random stuff like that there. If your controller is plugged in, it should appear under the 'Detected Controllers' list - if there's not a problem with the pad itself. Bought an Xbox one X for Christmas and the controller it came with had this problem. 12/24/2017 by 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. If you experience the same problem using the second wireless controller, the problem is probably with the app or game you’re using. Check to see if your controller turned off due to inactivity. 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. Yeah, I just got an Xbone this week, and out of the box, my A button doesn't always work. Emulated GameCube Controller. 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. couldn't find just the part. Admittedly haven't had to on any Xbox One controllers though and may not be the actual issue. Hope this helps, 09/09/2017 by I've been through lots of controllers and never had this issue. It will be a small black piece that slides in on rails that will be kind of a triangle shape. If it gets corrupted, or … Did your replacement have the same issue? It sits right behind that button to give you something to push against. Thank you very much! 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