Category: Troubleshooting

Can I Use Bluetooth Headphones or Headsets with Xbox One?

How do I use my Bluetooth headphones or headset on the Xbox One? Like myself and many others you’re probably wondering –  does my Xbox One have bluetooth? Or maybe, can I connect my bluetooth headphones or headset to an Xbox One?  It would seem logical – whether want to use bluetooth headphones as a mic, or for in game sound, it’s always nice being able to use a device you already own. But here’s the problem: You can’t connect a bluetooth headset or headphones to your Xbox One. The reason is quite simple – the Xbox One does not...

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Xbox One Beeps But Won’t Turn On

Have you ever run in to the problem where your Xbox One beeps but it won’t turn on? This is a common problem with the Xbox One, but it can be fixed following a few simple steps. My Xbox One beeps, but it won’t turn on. There are typically 2 scenarios where this happens: When you press the power button on your Xbox One, it beeps but won’t turn on. After hitting the button a second time, the console will turn on. When you press the power button on your Xbox One, it won’t turn on. The first scenario...

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How to Fix Internet Connection and Reduce Lag for Online Gaming

How to Fix Internet Connection and Reduce Lag for Online Gaming If you’re a gamer of any kind you’ve undoubtably experienced internet lag at some point in your life. Our first reaction? Blame the ISP (Internet Service Provider). After all, companies like Time Warner Cable and Comcast are easy scape-goats. But what if internet lag is caused by something you can control? After many broken controllers and bruised relationships (sorry, Mom), I found out that sometimes the best way to fix internet lag, is right in front of you! XboxDIY.com‘s definitive guide for how to fix your internet connection and reduce lag...

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Microsoft Makes it Difficult to Record Gameplay on Xbox One (Opinion)

Capturing game play on consoles has always been a bit of a mystery for gamers. Up until the most recent generation of consoles came out, capturing gameplay either involved expensive capture cards or setting up a video camera in front of your TV (let’s be real here…all of us did it at one point). With the advent of the next generation consoles, the Xbox One shipped with built in recording features that were sure to please gamers and finally provide them with the tools they need to share their craft with the world. Ehhh…not so much. Instead, Microsoft shipped an unimpressive,...

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How to Record Gameplay Footage on Xbox One

In the year 2016, game streaming is a main-stay in video game culture. Microsoft, Sony, and other manufacturers have started to offer more features and functionality out of the box to help record and stream gameplay. But with different options available, what’s the best method to record gameplay footage on your Xbox One? XboxDIY takes a look at 2 different methods for recording, editing, and publishing gameplay footage on your Xbox One. Method 1: Record Using Built in Features with your Xbox One One of the most simple and straight-forward methods for recording gameplay footage with your Xbox One...

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