How to connect SteelSeries Stratus Duo to a Windows 10 PC

SteelSeries Stratus Duo is able to connect via Bluetooth and an included wireless dongle. It's easy to connect the gamepad to Android via Bluetooth or Windows using the dongle or cable. In this guide, I'll show you how to connect the device to Windows 10.

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How to connect the Stratus Duo on Windows 10

Not only can you connect the SteelSeries Stratus Duo to Windows 10 PC using a cable or the 2.4GHz wireless dongle.

  1. Plug the 2.4GHz wireless dongle into a free USB port.
  2. Slide the wireless mode switch to 2.4GHz.
  3. Turn on the SteelSeries Stratus Duo.
  4. The gamepad will automatically pair itself with the receiver.

You're good to go! The controller will be recognized by Windows and be ready for your next gaming session. Should you need to pair the gamepad to the receiver, simply press the synchronization button after moving past step three in the above walkthrough.

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Some highlights of the SteelSeries Stratus Duo include being Fortnite-certified, support both Bluetooth and 2.4GHz wireless capabilities, sport a rechargeable battery with up to 20 hours of game time, and it feels great in the hand.

Rich Edmonds
Senior Editor, PC Build

Rich Edmonds was formerly a Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.