How to Connect Bluetooth Speaker to Xbox One

Connect Bluetooth Speaker to Xbox One, and enjoy your games at full volume.

If you are having issues connecting your Bluetooth speaker to the Xbox One, you are not alone.  The Bluetooth-less device is creating havoc for everyone, especially for those who want to play games with better and louder sound effects.

Since the Xbox One doesn’t come with an inbuilt Bluetooth, there is no direct way to connect Bluetooth Speaker to Xbox One, but there are multiple workarounds you can follow to get the job done.

In the article below, I have explained how you can use your phone as well as a Bluetooth adapter to connect Bluetooth speaker to Xbox One.

How to Connect Bluetooth Speaker to Xbox One with Bluetooth Transmitter 

The most convenient way you can connect your Xbox One to speakers is by connecting a Bluetooth transmitter to your Xbox One and turning it into a Bluetooth-enabled device.

You can easily get your hands on one, they are readily available online as well as your nearby stores.

Here’s how you can do it:

Step 1: Connect the Transmitter to the Xbox One 

The first step to connect the Bluetooth speaker to the Xbox One is to connect a Bluetooth transmitter to Xbox One so it can be Bluetooth-enabled.

So, take your power cable, and connect one of its ends with the DCIN port on your Bluetooth Transmitter.  

Insert the other end in the USB port of your Xbox One.

Step 2: Connect the Bluetooth speaker to the Xbox One.

When a connection is formed, the Bluetooth button on the transmitter will start blinking indicating that it is ready to pair.

Next, take your Bluetooth speaker and put it on pairing mode as well.

Your speaker will automatically connect to the Xbox One. Now you can enjoy your top-class games with top-class audio. 

How to Connect Bluetooth Speaker to Xbox One

Now, if you don’t want to spend any more of your money, using this online Xbox app is the perfect way you can connect the Bluetooth speaker to the Xbox One.

Here’s what you have to do:

Step 1:Switch on the “Remote feature”

Go to your Xbox settings. You can click on the settings gear displayed on your screen, or you can click on your profile, scroll down, and then click on the settings option.

Among the options available on your screen, click on “Device and connections.”

Press on the “Remote features” option.

Check the box placed beside the  “Enable remote features.” 

Also, turn the Power mode to “Instant on.”

Step 2: Connect your Phone to the Speaker

Now switch on the Bluetooth on your Phone as well as your speaker.

To switch on Bluetooth on your phone, go to settings and switch on the Bluetooth. Put your speakers on pairing mode.

Once you see the speaker’s name on your phone, click on it, and wait for them to pair.

You’ll know your devices are connected once a solid LED light is on the speakers.

Step 3: Install the “Xbox App”

Depending on the mobile device you are using, this step may differ.

If you own an iPhone, go to the Apple Store and install the “ Xbox entertainment app.”

On Android devices, visit the Play Store to install the application.

Step 4: Sign In on the App 

Now open the app, and since this is the first time you are using it you’ll have to create an account to sign in successfully. 

Step 5: Connect the Bluetooth Speaker to the Xbox One 

Once you are in the app, go to the top right corner of the screen, and click on the Xbox icon (Connection Icon).

At this point, also ensure that your phone is on the same Wi-Fi as your Xbox One.

A new pop-up menu will appear on the screen, click on “Remote Play on this device.”

Next, a prompt will appear on your screen asking you to connect your controller to your Phone.

Once done, you can now play games on better audio from anywhere in your home.


With that, we are at the end of the article. I hope I have helped you through the whole process of how you can connect the Bluetooth to the Xbox One.

If you still have any thoughts or queries on the article, you can share them with us in the comment section below.

Frequently Asked Questions 

Is there a way to connect a Bluetooth speaker without your phone?

Yes, if you don’t want to use your phone to connect your speaker to the Xbox One, you can use a Bluetooth Transmitter as an alternate method as well.
The steps are mentioned in the article above.

Can You Pair A Bluetooth Speaker To Xbox One?

Since, the Xbox One doesn’t come with an in-built Bluetooth, connecting the Bluetooth speaker won’t be as easy as connecting it to a phone.
However, there are multiple workarounds that can help you get the job done, the most popular being using a Bluetooth transmitter or using the Xbox app.

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