The Xbox 7MN-0001 Wireless Controller, was manufactured by Microsoft Corporation. It is the first generation Xbox One controller released, but has since been discontinued. This controller has since been supersuded by Models 1697/1698 and Model 1708. While this controller is commonly used with the Xbox One, it can also be used for PC gaming.

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Xbox one controller only works when plugged in

My Xbox one controller will only work if it's plugged into a power source. It doesn't matter how many times I change the batteries it won't turn on it unless it is plugged into the Xbox. Wanted to know if there was a fix for it or if it is something that I am just going to have to deal with.

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Disassemble it and reassemble it to better secure connections using this guide:

Xbox One Wireless Controller Top Motherboard Replacement

If that doesn't fix it, than replacing the top motherboard should.

Make sure your batteries are both putting out at least 1.5v.

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