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Syncing dont work!!!!

I have a problem with my xbox 360 wireless controller adn it wont sync with my xbox. my sycn button on the controller wont start sycning. Is there a solution to this problem? please help me!!!!!!!! :-{

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  • Bazzeil May 11, 2010

    is your controller responding at all? any lights?

    you can start a sync by unplugging and plugging in the battery pack, give that a try, and also try the sync button on the xbox (its very close to the power button, and its the same as the sync button on the oem controllers)

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Sounds like the sync button is probably stuck. You should tap it a few times with something pokey like a pin and see if that helps, if not the contact inside broke off and the easiest thing would be to replace it.

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Just unplug the power brick and plug it back in sometimes the system needs to be refreashed and this works well it worked 4 me

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There is a sync button next to the Play and Charge port on the controller, all you have to do is press both the sync button on the Xbox and the controller and it should connect. On the nonslim Xbox 360's the sync button is right next to the infared sensor and the memory card slots. On the slim Xbox 360 the sync button will be right next to the usb ports on the front of the Xbox 360 console. When you successfully start the sync the led's for the controller's and console's lights will spin and be ready for you to press the sync button on the other device.
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Jan 20, 2011 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Controller

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1. Sync system first (By pressing the sync button on the system)
2. Right after you hit the sync button on the system, hit the button on the controller

Try replacing the battery's and or rechargeable battery for the controller. Repeat the sync process above.

Try another controller with your xbox or try your controller with a different xbox. Repeat sync process above.

If another controller works with your system than that would indicate that there is an issues with your xbox controller.

If your controller works with another xbox and no other controllers work with your xbox than there is a issue with your console.

For issues related to the xbox I would suggest contact xbox directly by calling 1800 my xbox.

If possible please rate the solution I have posted.

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Step 1: Power on your Xbox 360 console2_bing.gif. In this guide I'm assuming everyone already has their console2_bing.gif hooked up, if not, contact me.

Step 2: Power on Xbox2_bing.gif 360 Controller. Make sure it has a battery pack that has correctly place and working batteries or charged re-chargeable battery pack.

Step 3: Locate the small circular sync button on your controller. It is near where your controller can be plugged in (between the LB and RB).

Step 4: Locate the small circular sync button on your Xbox 360 console. It is next to Memory Unit slot 2.

Step 5: Press and hold the controller sync button until the green power lights start spinning.

Step 6: While your controller lights are still spinning press and hold the console sync button. The console's lights should spin also, then flash, and finally show the player slot light on both the console and the controller.

Viola! You've synced your wireless controller! You can sync up to four controllers.
Also, you can use this guide to sync to different Xbox 360 consoles. So you can bring only your controller to your friend's house.

Note: If you sync your controller to another console, you will have to re-sync it to your own afterwords.

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http://www.techsick.com/shop/images/P/xb360-controller-charger-36.jpg

Good luck and be patient.

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I finally found a solution that works for me (most of the time). I bought a USB hub (un-powered at the moment) and the problem seems to have disappeared. The Hub however isn't the solution. Running the controller or the hub from the rear motherboard ports is.
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