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How do you use your Xbox One keyboard and mouse with any game?

 


Microsoft's Xbox gaming platform models support the use of a wired USB keyboard and mouse in some games and supported apps only, as they don't work with all gaming apps, because the app or game developer has to add this feature.

But if you want to use your mouse and keyboard with any game, you can use the Input Adapter for this, and XIM Apex is one of the most prominent devices that let you use the mouse and keyboard with any game you want to play.

Here's how to use your Xbox One keyboard and mouse to play any game:


XIM Apex is compatible with many gaming devices, such as Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360, allowing gaming devices to interpret the keyboard and mouse signal into something that can be used.

To connect xim Apex to your device, you can follow these steps:


  • Open the web browser on your computer, then go to xim.tech/start.
  • On the page that appears to you, click on the link (check the firmware update) check for firmware updates.

 

  • Insert the XIM Apex drive into the computer's USB port, keep pressing the button in the drive until the light turns blue, then release it.
  • Under the XIM APEX Firmware section of the previous web page, click on the firmware download link according to the operating system you're using either Windows or Mac, and then select the XIM Apex drive to download the software on.


 

  • After the installation is complete in the drive, disconnect it from the computer.


Note: The free Apex Manager app available to iPhone users in the App Store, and for Android users in Google Play, lets you adjust your gaming experience by using custom settings, such as: selecting your favorite input devices that best suit games.

In addition, you may sometimes have trouble connecting, so you should constantly visit the XIM Forums page to ensure you get the latest version, and it is recommended to use the phone app to connect to apex via Bluetooth so you can keep it connected to your Xbox One device while uploading profiles.

After you install the firmware in your XIM Apex device, you'll need to connect it to your gaming device, and to do so, follow these steps:

Connect XIM Apex to the USB port on your Xbox One.

 

  • After the installation is complete in the drive, disconnect it from the computer.


Note: The free Apex Manager app available to iPhone users in the App Store, and for Android users in Google Play, lets you adjust your gaming experience by using custom settings, such as: selecting your favorite input devices that best suit games.

In addition, you may sometimes have trouble connecting, so you should constantly visit the XIM Forums page to ensure you get the latest version, and it is recommended to use the phone app to connect to apex via Bluetooth so you can keep it connected to your Xbox One device while uploading profiles.

After you install the firmware in your XIM Apex device, you'll need to connect it to your gaming device, and to do so, follow these steps:

  • Connect XIM Apex to the USB port on your Xbox One.


  •  Now, connect your Xbox One controller to the hub via the attached USB cable.

 

  • After connecting the MIX Apex device, the lights will flash green, meaning that the connection has been successfully connected.


Note: Before you play any game, you'll need to download your profile in the app on your smartphone, by pressing the button on your XIM Apex device while connecting via Bluetooth, after which you'll be able to download profiles for different games, and remember: it's important to do this for every game you play to ensure the best gaming experience.

 

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