How to Make an XBox Controller Vibrate

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How to Make an XBox Controller Vibrate
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The Xbox 360 high definition gaming console has numerous features such as a removable hard drive and wireless controllers. One feature of those controllers is a "vibration' option. For instance, the controller will vibrate in reaction to an event on screen, such as shooting a gun or jumping. Turning on the vibration feature is a simple process and can be done at any time the game is on.

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  1. 1

    Log into your Xbox 360 gamertag.

  2. 2

    Press the guide button again and scroll right to “Personal settings” using the left thumb stick.

  3. 3

    Highlight “Preferences” and press the “A” button.

  4. 4

    Select “Vibration” from the list.

  5. 5

    Place a check next to “Enable Vibration” by pressing “A.” Vibration will be enabled on your account.

  6. 6

    Press the guide button again to exit the menu.

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