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LS31 Setup for Xbox One



Watch the video below to learn how to setup the headset with the Xbox One:


1. Remove the protective caps from the optical cable:

Person removing the end caps from an optical cable

2.  Connect the square end of the optical cable to the S/PDIF port on the rear of the Xbox One.  

Original Xbox

Back of an Xbox one where the optical cable connects to the S/PDIF connection

Xbox One S/X

Back of an Xbox one S and X to show where the S/PDIF connection is

3. Connect the other end of the optical cable to the 3.5mm port on the side of the base station.

Plugging in the 3.5mm headphone jack on the end of the optical cable to the base station

4. Connect the base station to a USB port on the Xbox One.

Image showing where to connect the base station usb on an Xbox

5.  Connect the boom microphone to the oval shaped port in the left earcup.  Make sure to connect it to the proper port.


Correct connection of boom mic



Incorrect connection of boom mic into wrong port

6.  Press and hold the power button for about 3 seconds until the power LED turns on.

Imaging showing someone turning on the LS31 headphones

7.  Connect one end of the 3.5mm chat cable to the port marked IN on the left earcup.

Plugging in the 3.5mm chat cable into the bottom of the headphones

8. Connect the other end of the chat cable to the 3.5mm port on the Xbox One controller or to the Stereo Headset Adapter if using an older controller that doesn't have the 3.5mm port.

Connecting the chat cable to an Xbox controller with a headset adapter

Connecting the chat cable directly to an Xbox controller

9. (Skip this step if using a newer controller with the built in 3.5mm port)  On the Stereo Headset Adapter, press and hold the chat volume icon (has a picture of a person) until you hear a beep in the headphones.  Now press and hold the volume up button (has a + symbol) until you hear a beep in the headphones.


10. (Skip this step if using a Stereo Headset Adapter) Press the Xbox Guide button and scroll right to the gear icon for Settings, then scroll down to select Audio.  You will see several sliders.  If you don't see the sliders, make sure that the chat cable is connected correctly.  

     a.  Make sure that Headset mic is set to ON.  

     b.  Set the Headset volume slider all the way to the right.

     c.  If Headset chat mixer appears (skip this step if it doesn't), set the slider all the way to the right.

     d.  Move the Mic monitoring slider all the way to the left.  The headset has built in mic monitoring.

Audio mixer menu on the Xbox dashboard

11.  Go into Settings > General > Volume & audio output on the Xbox One and set Optical Audio to Stereo uncompressed.

Audio settings on Xbox one and where to change the audio output to optical


Your headset is now configured and ready for use.  


If you'd like to configure the headset to use Windows Sonic, click below:



If you'd like to configure the headset to use Dolby Atmos, click below: