Xbox Cloud Gamepad Not Working
Cloud gaming is still in its infancy, so it’s not uncommon to run into issues while playing games online. The Xbox cloud gaming service is no exception to this rule. Read the troubleshooting steps you should take when you find that your Xbox Cloud Gamepad Not Working.
Xbox Cloud Gamepad Not Working
Latency is a major issue with cloud gaming. The other is connectivity, especially seen when connecting controllers to gaming services. Here’s how to find a fix for the Xbox Cloud Gamepad not working.
- Check your controller battery
- Disconnect the controller and pair it again
- Switch to Xbox-like controller (Xinput support) via USB cable
- Restart your controller
Make sure your device is up to date. When you update, you get the latest fixes and security enhancements which keep your device running efficiently.
1]Check the battery of your controller
- Make sure your controller battery is sufficiently charged and inserted correctly.
- Then turn on your controller and try to connect it to your console.
- If your controller still does not turn on, replace the batteries.
2]Disconnect the controller and pair it again
If you’re playing an Xbox game on your PC, go to Settings.
- Choose the Devices tile.
- Scroll to Bluetooth and other devices.
- Hit Add Bluetooth or other device.
- In the Add device the screen that appears, select Bluetooth.
- Select your controller and choose the Remove the device option.
- Wait a few seconds.
- Reselect the controller to pair.
3]Switch to Xbox type controller (Xinput support) via USB cable
Designated Xbox controllers such as MOGA XP5-X Plus for mobile and cloud games (USB connection) may disappear from the device list when you try to connect to a PC. This is because it will only work as an Xbox type controller (XInput support) via a USB cable.
If you try to connect it to a PC via Bluetooth, it will not work with Game Pass titles over Bluetooth. You will need to switch the controller to XInput support. XInput is easier to use and requires less configuration than DirectInput.
To do this, hold the Menu and Seen buttons as shown in the screenshot above for three seconds, then release it. You should find the entry for your Xbox Cloud Gamepad listed below the devices list. Connect it and start playing!
4]Restart your controller
A large majority of controller problems can be easily resolved by subjecting the controller to a full power cycle.
To turn your controller off and back on, press and hold the Xbox button for 5 to 10 seconds until the controller turns off.
Wait a few seconds, then press and hold the Xbox button again to turn the controller back on.
What is Xbox Cloud Gaming?
Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta) is a Microsoft technology that allows you to stream console games directly to devices such as smartphones, tablets, and PCs and play them anywhere if you have an internet connection. . it comes with a built-in library of over 200 games.
Can you use a PS4 controller for Xbox cloud gaming?
Just like the Xbox Wireless Controller, you can use a PlayStation controller to play Xbox games on the cloud. So, yes, you can connect the DualShock 4 to PC via USB to play on browsers. In fact, it’s one of the non-Microsoft controllers that the Xbox team have tested and verified for cloud gaming.
Hope this helps!