Introduction: Xbox 360 Usb Keyboard

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how to hook up a wireless or wired usb keyboard to xbox 360

Step 1: What You Need

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wireless or wired usb keyboard

usb keyboard receiver for wireless keyboard

xbox 360


Step 2: Wired or Wirless

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i have a wireless keyboard you can use a weird keyboard but i like every thing wireless

Step 3: Hook Up

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if you are using wired just plug it in the font of the xbox 360 wear the two usb ports are

Step 4: Wireless Hook Up

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plug the receiver in the back not the front the back is better looking trust after you plug it in make shore the keyboard is synced with the receiver it will not work if it is not

Step 5: Your Done

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ya your done that was easy !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


spyder101 (author)2016-04-10

Can i use a usb keyboard on my 360 offline

spyder101 (author)2016-04-10

Can i use a usb keyboard on my 360 offline

spyder101 (author)2016-04-10

Can i use a usb keyboard on my 360 offline

spyder101 (author)2016-04-10

Can i use a usb keyboard on my 360 offline

spyder101 (author)2016-04-10

On my xbox 360

spyder101 (author)2016-04-10

On my xbox 360

spyder101 (author)2016-04-10

Can i use a usb keyboard with out being off line.

Berserk87 (author)2009-05-22

really????? i seriously never realized i could use my pc keyboard with my 360...i have my pc right next to my xbox and messaging on the 360 is annoying.

AutumnL3 (author)Berserk872015-12-28

cyrozap (author)Berserk872009-09-11

You can use a KVM switch so you can switch the keyboard between the PC and the Xbox.

howto96 (author)2015-06-21

For everyone reading this, I apologize for my grammar. When I made this I was only 10 years old. A lot has changed since then!

CorwinHSolo made it! (author)2015-05-21

Thank you for posting this!

Obviously it's easy to hook up a USB keyboard, wired or wireless.

This instructable gave me the info I really needed, which is that just about any USB keyboard should work.

I was thinking Xbox might have done that thing where only THEIR brand of crap would be compatible, but thankfully that was not the case.

TL;DR: Dude you rock kthxbai

rapidcam (author)2015-03-01

I Only have feet what do I do?

techboy411 (author)2012-07-29

Shuper Shweet!

mclancer (author)2011-08-28

Spell checker ... dude.
Maybe brush up on your grammar, just saying.

My daughter just bought a Xbox 360 S, this info. is perfect.

killagouge (author)2009-06-08

]If you want to use the keyboard and mouse to play games you need this

kadoogan (author)killagouge2011-07-31

I have one of these for the xbox and it works great. You have to have a wireless headset to chat when you are using it though. For the PS3 try the Fragenstein mouse. Also works well.

danymw (author)2009-06-01

i plugged a microsoft (ms) mouse and ms keyboard but i can only write names,texts. i tried halo 3, didn't work,not surprised. back to controllers

CloudLevi (author)danymw2010-05-01

Yeah, it's basically just for Xbox Live...otherwise it serves virtually zero purpose.

digitrunner (author)2010-01-12

Sniper a lot of people still don't know that you can use a usb keyboard with a 360 so if nothing else the instructable served the purpose of bringing this undocumented fact to light.

CloudLevi (author)digitrunner2010-05-01

 Excluding community location, it actually was kind of pointless considering anyone smart enough to even use an Xbox should be smart enough to plug in a USB keyboard. My point is, it -should- suffice to simply say "virtually any USB keyboard, wired or wireless, will work on the Xbox 360, even when connected to the rear, and even when said keyboard happens to be a combination set."

Besides...not to be rude but I actually had a bit of trouble figuring out what the guy who wrote this guide was saying and a couple of sentences still elude me at points... making this guide...really was just over-complicating something that was best said in the most concise manner possible.

I'm not being mean...I'm just saying...Sniper kind of does have a point...

baneat (author)digitrunner2010-03-23

Yes indeed, it was worth posting for those who didn't know.

Sniperslayr (author)2009-10-22

 Since you pretty much said that the progess is plug'n'play. Was an instructable necessary?

Th3H4rRy (author)2009-08-31

I've noticed you can boot up your 360 by pushing any key on the keyboard, Noticed it when my cat walked on the keyboard on the floor and my xbox turned on

avi625 (author)2009-06-14


lemonie (author)2009-05-22

Do I understand this correctly as "plug it in"? (or am I missing something?) L

howto96 (author)lemonie2009-05-22


lemonie (author)howto962009-05-22

Well that's a good instruction on "plug it in"! L

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