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My rechargable battery for my xbox 360 is not recharging and my controller is dead

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I used to have a re-charge kit myself, but the USB plug in is to loose. You might want something to hold it up. One thing is Energizer has a rechargeable battery kit and I have one and it never lets me down. I hope this helps you.

Posted on Jan 01, 2011

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Why will my xbox 360 wireless controller not turn on


1. try actual batteries vs rechargeable pack (perhaps all your rechargeables are done).

2. open controller (see you tube instructions), check Button is intact, check power button connections on motherboard, check battery connectors to motherboard.

3. have controller serviced.

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My xbox 360 controller won't work on my Pc, my pc does recognize the controller but just recharge the battery why? ( O.S win7 )


The Xbox 360 controller only works on a PC if you have the Xbox Wireless Receiver for the PC or if you have a wired Xbox controller. If you are using the Play-and-Charge cable with a wireless controller, it will only charge the battery.

Feb 16, 2011 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Controller

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X box controller keeps turning itself off - I have put new batteries in


Connection problems might be caused by one or more of the following factors:
  • Weak batteries or a weak Xbox 360 Rechargeable Battery Pack
  • Interference from another wireless device, such as a microwave oven, a cordless phone, or a wireless router
  • Metallic objects positioned between the console and the wireless controller, such as a chrome faceplate or metal dividers, shelves, or doors on an entertainment center cabinet

    Note All licensed Xbox 360 console faceplates are tested for interference, and do not interfere with licensed wireless devices.
  • There are already four controllers connected to the console.
uparrow.gifBack to the top THINGS TO TRY Solution 1: Restart your console Turn your console off, wait a minute, and then... Solution 1: Restart your consoleTurn your console off, wait a minute, and then turn it on again.

If your controller is still not working, try the next solution. uparrow.gifBack to the top Solution 2: Replace the batteries or the Rechargeable Battery PackInsert fresh AA batteries, or attach a fully charged Xbox 360 Rechargeable Battery Pack to your controller. If you have an Xbox 360 Rechargeable Battery Pack
  • Remove the battery pack and reattach it to your controller, making sure that it is attached correctly.
  • Press and hold the Xbox Guide button. In the upper-left area of the Xbox Guide button, the battery meter indicates your current level of battery strength. You might need to recharge the battery pack, if the level is low.

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If you have an Xbox 360 Play & Charge kit
  • Make sure that the Xbox 360 Rechargeable Battery Pack is correctly connected to your controller and plugged into one of your console's USB ports. If you check both of those things but are still having the problem, try the suggestion below.
  • Plug the charge cable into each USB port on your console, one by one. There are two USB ports on the front of the console and one on the back. If the controller works in one USB port but not another, try another accessory in the USB port that did not work with the controller. If the USB port does not work with any accessory, your Xbox 360 console might need to be repaired.
  • Turn off vibration feedback (rumbling) on the controller. If you play games with feedback while charging, it takes longer for the controller to charge and might drain the battery pack faster than it can recharge. Here's how to turn vibration off.
    1. Press the Xbox Guide button on the controller.
    2. Go to the Settings area, and then select Preferences.
    3. Select Vibration.
    4. Select Enable Vibration to clear the checkbox.
If your controller is still not working, try the next solution. uparrow.gifBack to the top Solution 3: Remove objects between the controller and the consoleThe controller works within 33 feet (10 meters) of your console. However, objects placed between the controller and the console might reduce this range. In addition, objects that use wireless technology (for example, a cordless phone) can interfere with your wireless controller. Remove or relocate objects or wireless devices that might interfere with the wireless controller or console. Here are some things that can cause problems:
  • Microwave ovens
  • Cordless phones
  • Wireless routers
  • Chrome faceplates
  • Metal dividers
  • Shelves
  • Doors on an entertainment center cabinet
Note All licensed Xbox 360 console faceplates are tested for interference, and do not interfere with licensed wireless devices.

If your controller is still not working, try the next solution. uparrow.gifBack to the top Solution 4: Disconnect all controllers and headsetsIf all four rings surrounding the power button on the console are green but the controller has four flashing green lights, four controllers might already be connected to the console. Disconnect all of the controllers, and then try to connect the controller with the problem.
  • To disconnect a wireless controller, press and hold the Xbox Guide button for three seconds, and then turn the controller off.
  • To disconnect a wireless headset, turn the headset off.
  • To disconnect a wired controller or headset, unplug its cable from the console.
To learn more about connecting your wireless controller, please read the following Knowledge Base article: 906947 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/906947/ ) How to connect an Xbox 360 Wireless Controller to an Xbox 360 console or computer If your controller is still not working, try the next solution. uparrow.gifBack to the top Solution 5: Replace your controllerIf your controller still does not work correctly, it might need to be replaced. Please contact Xbox support at the following address: http://www.xbox.com/support/contact (http://www.xbox.com/support/contact) uparrow.gifBack to the top Additional supportPlease visit the following Web site for information about how to contact Xbox support: http://www.xbox.com/support/contact (http://www.xbox.com/support/contact)

Dec 05, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Controller

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Xbox 360 controllers wont sync when using the rechargable battery packs instead of the 2 AA cell batteries provided with the controllers. Have tried hitting the sync buttons on both the console and...


Opt out the easy way and put a rechargeable battery pack in the controller and use a plug and play controller cord to connect the console to the controller and , voila!, they should be now sync'd to each other.
I hope this helps. Good luck.

Sep 06, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Wireless Controller

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Xbox 360 Wireless Controllers Not Working


Have your Xbox 360 controllers replaced, it still has warranty, i presume. Any type of batteries would work, especially energizer, but you can try the original Xbox 360 controller batteries (rechargeable ones). Xbox 360 Tech Support....

Jun 05, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Controller

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My xbox 360 wireless controller won't work


Are you using batteries or recharge pak?, if your using batteries firstly check they are still working, you should probably change them anyway, if you using the recharge pak plug it in to charge and if it doesnt charge with the 360 turned on leave it plugged in, turn the console off, the console should sound like its on but have no lights on , this means its charging

Jan 04, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Controller

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Controller wont hook up with console ?


Is this a new controller?
Are the batteries new/recharged?

This is the sequence summary on where you are going to focus:
Step 1 - Controller
Step 2 - Console
Step 3 - Console
Step 4 - Controller
Step 5 - Both

Assuming your controller is a wireless version, Lets start!

Step 1 | Press and hold the Xbox Guide button until the controller turns on. The Xbox Guide button is the round button with the green "X" near the center of the controller.

Step 2 | Make sure that your Xbox 360 console is turned on. If your Xbox 360 console is not turned on, press the power button. The power button is the large round button on your Xbox 360 console.

Step 3 | On the Xbox 360 console, press and release the Connect button. The Connect button is the small round button on the Xbox 360 console.

Step 4 | On the controller, press and release the Connect button. The Connect button is the small button on the front edge of the controller, between the left bumper button and the charging port.

Step 5 | After the Ring of Light spins and flashes one time on the controller and on the console, the controller is connected. The quadrant on the Ring of Light that remains lit indicates the position in which the controller is connected.

Light indicator on console
Green light in the center- power is on
Green light on one quadrant - controller is connected
Four green lights rotating on four quadrants - ready to connect with controller

Light indicator on wireless controllers
No lights - no batteries
Green steady light on one quadrant - connected
Blinking green lights - its either its ready to connect or the batteries are dying

*Make sure that you have a fully recharged rechargeable batteries
*Make sure that you have a functioning/new non-rechargeable batteries
*If the steps above aren't working use another Xbox360 controller and follow the same steps.

If the new/working controller is connecting with the console this means that the previous controller is faulty - needs replacement.
If the new/working controller is not connecting with the console this may mean that the console is faulty - needs repair.

*NEVER TAMPER WITH ANY OF THE TWO AS TAMPERING WILL VOID EXISTING WARRANTY.

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Wireless controller


press the little buton on the controller and the xbox and it should register

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Xbox 360 controller won't work with rechargable battery packs


Not sure how I fixed it but the controller seems to be working fine now.

Sep 28, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Controller

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Depending on what you have, there is either a recharger for the batteries, or perhaps you have a cable that connects from your xbox to your controller, that will recharge your wireless controller as well.

So check to see if you have the recharger... or the cable, and you should be able to play in no time.

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