Connect the controller using the console's connect button Turn on your Xbox One. Insert AA batteries (or rechargeable batteries from the Xbox One Play & Charge Kit) into the controller. See Using AA batteries in your Xbox One Wireless Controller. Turn on your controller by pressing and holding the Xbox button.Can you use any USB cable for Xbox One controller?
By far the simplest way to use an Xbox One controller is to use a micro USB cable. Attach to the connector on your controller and any free USB port on your PC, and it'll automatically recognize it's there and you're good to go. Any decent cable will do the trick, even the one that you use to charge your phone.How do you charge a Xbox One controller?
Connect your charge cable to the USB port on the front of the controller. Connect the other end of the charge cable to a USB port on your Xbox One. If your Xbox One console is off, turn it on. The console must be turned on after the controller is connected or the battery won’t charge.