How to Connect Xbox 360 Controller to Mac

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Introduction: How to Connect Xbox 360 Controller to Mac

This will show you how to connect Xbox 360 controller to Macintosh

Step 1: Get Microsoft Wireless Receiver

You will need the wireless receiver if you use a wireless xbox 360 controller. If you have a wired xbox 360 then skip this step.

Here is the link for wireless receiver on amazon.

Step 2: Get the Driver

You will need this driver or else the receiver will not recognize the controller.

Here it is.

After you have downloaded it and installed it. Go to Systems Preferences.

Step 3: System Preferences

Go on systems Preferences.

Step 4: Xbox 360 Controllers

click on Xbox 360 controllers.

Step 5: Base for Controller

Connect your receiver to mac and then connect controller to receiver.

Done

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    3 Discussions

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    JeffM335
    JeffM335

    Question 1 year ago on Step 5

    I know that this is old, but hopefully you can still help me. I've done everything as described, but when I open up Minecraft the controller isn't working. Any tips?

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    oripotam
    oripotam

    Reply 4 years ago

    thanks!