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Xbox 360 headset

Just got a new xbox 360 and cannot get the headset to work at all. Have read the instructions over and over and tried everything. Nothing comes through the earpiece. Don't know or really care about the microphone.

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Re: Xbox 360 headset

Is it the wireless headset or the wired one? if its the wired one make sure it isnt muted and all of that. if it isnt then go to the xbox 360 dashboard and go to the far right into system settings then click parental controls and see if voice chat is restriced and change settings in accordance with your problem. if you have the wireless headset hold down the little button by the 1234 lights until they all staryt blinking in order then hold the same button on your 360 console until the lights begin to spin. after that they should link up and work. If you made your account a child account then its more then likely your parentla controls blocking your communications.

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