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360 controllers headset won't work.

So, i've had the headset for 3 or so months by now, it's wired so it just plugs into the controller, but it refuses to turn on. It stopped working as I was playing a game with my friend, and hasn't started to work since. I can't talk to my friend, or hear them via the headset, only through the television. Any ideas on how to fix this?

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  • Anonymous Jul 24, 2008

    same here just wont work at all

  • sportyboy1 Aug 16, 2008

    same here

  • baseballer32 Oct 13, 2008

    my problem is similar to that of the original posting, however i have a slightly different problem, my headset works when it wants to. Whenever i move around say to pick something up, i hear a popping noise in my ear and then when i stop i hear the click similar to that of the sound when you originallly enter the headset into the controller PLEASE HELP I REALLY DONT WANNA GET ANOTHER MIC AHAH

  • Anonymous Oct 25, 2008

    mine to

  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2008

    mine to, i connected the mike to a controller after a couple of days the mike stops working, so i plug it into another controller, couple days later same thing happened, i plugged it into the last controller i had and it worked fine, its only a matter of time until the same thing happens. i know its not the mic because i tried another one and that one didnt work either, except in the last controller where themics still work...for now.

  • 1m A 13east Jan 07, 2009

    well my mic just stopped working cant hear or speak but if I use it on my bro's xbox it works, I tried switching controllers and bought a new head set but neither worked but the new headset workes on my bro's xbox so I think my xbox is broke, I might get a ps3.

  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2009

    i was playing halo3 and it was working then next thing you know it quit working i heard the same pop noise they was talking about but it dont work in diff controllers or anything

  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2009

    Me too

  • Anonymous Mar 08, 2009

    same here haha is there like something wrong with it? or what

  • Anonymous Mar 08, 2009

    i had the same

  • sdwise Apr 04, 2009

    like nealeagles i had my mic for about 3or4 months. It quit on me, but when i pugged it into the wired controller, it worked. im kinda pissed about it and would really rather not have to buy a new wireless controller, since the mic seems to work on the wired one.

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Your headset lasted 3 months. dang thats amazing. the life span of a headset it a week.kidding.if u buy ur headset at bestbuy and it breaks u can take it back and get a new one for free because bestbuy is close with microsoft

Posted on Dec 01, 2008

Its the controller or the headset see if the wires are loose.

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Ive had my mic since july and it just now starting to break, also its because the plug on the mic isnt connecting so you have to press really hard or turn off the xbox and plug it in then turn it back on

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