Pair and connect the controller –
- Make sure that your controller is turned off.
- Press and hold the PS button and the Create (or Share) button at the same time until the light bar begins to flash. The controller is now in pairing mode, which makes it discoverable by your Apple device.
- Open Bluetooth settings on your Apple device, then select the controller from the list of nearby devices.
- iPhone, iPad: Connect Bluetooth devices
- Apple TV: Connect Bluetooth devices
- Mac: Connect Bluetooth devices
- If the controller pairs but doesn’t connect, press the PS button on the controller.
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How to connect PS4 Bluetooth?
Select (Settings) > > to automatically search for nearby Bluetooth® devices. Paired devices and other Bluetooth® devices will appear in the list. A ) Connection status The connection status of Bluetooth® devices is indicated.
How do I pair my controller?
On Android –
It has been possible to pair Bluetooth controllers to Android phones in software versions prior to Android 10, but Google’s latest update recognizes controllers faster. And, as a bonus for Android 10 users who sync up a DualShock 4, the touchpad can be used as a mouse pointer for the OS, as well as in-game, in case you don’t want to navigate with the analog stick. It’s cool!
( Note : these steps will vary slightly depending on the phone that you use.)
If you’re using a Pixel on Android 10, navigate to the “Settings” app, then click “Connected Devices”. Finally, you can find and pair your controller by selecting “Pair new device”. the DualShock 4 will appear as “Wireless Controller”, while the Xbox controller will simply be called “Xbox Wireless Controller”.On Android 10, the DualShock 4’s light bar turns blue to indicate that it has been set up successfully, and the Xbox controller’s backlit middle button remains illuminated while it’s connected to your phone.If you’re using an older version of Android, like Android 7 Nougat, or Android 8 Oreo, you may have to drill down into a Bluetooth sub-menu from within the “Connected Devices” setting to pair a controller.
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Why is my controller not pairing to my phone?
Connect a Standard Bluetooth Controller to Android – If you have a generic Bluetooth game controller, you’re almost guaranteed that it will work with your Android device. It’s nearly as simple as connecting a USB controller, although of course, you won’t need any special adapters. Start by making sure your phone is discoverable by Bluetooth devices. Open Settings > Connected devices > Connection preferences > Bluetooth and make sure Bluetooth is enabled. From the same menu, select Pair new device, then follow the specific instructions to make your controller discoverable. Look for a dedicated Bluetooth button, or check the manual for the right button combination if there isn’t one. (If you usually have Bluetooth enabled anyway, you can simply go to Settings > Connected devices > Pair new device,) Your phone should detect the controller; tap its name to establish the connection. As with USB, games that can use controllers will detect them when you start the game. Other games might support controllers, but require additional software from Google Play.
Why is my PS4 controller light blue?
What does the blue light on a PS4 controller mean? – If you see a blinking blue light on the PS4 controller, don’t worry. It means the controller is trying to pair itself with the console and has nothing to do with the dreaded blue light of death.
Are PS4 controllers Bluetooth?
Using the DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller – You can use Bluetooth® to connect a DUALSHOCK®4 wireless controller to a device running any of the following OS versions.
macOS Catalina iOS 13 iPadOS 13 tvOS 13 Android™ 10
Be sure to refer to the instructions supplied with your controller, device, and PS4™ console. For details on your controller’s part names, refer to the user’s guide for the PS4 console, When using Bluetooth® to connect your controller to a Windows PC, use a DUALSHOCK®4 USB wireless adaptor. There is no audio output from your controller. Audio output is from only the device you’re using. There is no guarantee that all devices are compatible with your controller.
Can I play PS4 from my iPhone?
Control your PS4 console from a mobile device Install on your mobile device, such as an Android™ smartphone or tablet, iPhone digital mobile device, or iPad digital mobile device, and then connect to your PS4 console. You’ll need the following to use Remote Play:
Android™ smartphone or tablet, iPhone, or iPad For details about system requirements, go to or the, PS4 console Always update your PS4 console to the latest version of the system software. An account for PlayStation™Network Use the same account that you use for your PS4 console. If you don’t have an account, you’ll need to create one first. High-speed internet connection As a standard, we recommend a high-speed connection with upload and download speeds of at least 5 Mbps. For best performance, we recommend a high-speed connection with upload and download speeds of at least 15 Mbps. To use mobile data for Remote Play, you’ll need to set up your mobile device. For details, see “”.
Remote Play uses a lot more data than most video streaming services. If you’re using Remote Play with mobile data, be careful not to exceed your data cap or run up a large mobile phone bill. You can connect your DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller or your DualSense wireless controller to your mobile device. To find out more about compatible devices and how to connect your wireless controller, see “”. To use voice chat, you’ll need a microphone, such as the built-in microphone on your mobile device.
From Google Play™ or the App Store, download and install on your mobile device. You can use the same app to connect to your PS5 console and PS4 console. You can also access Google Play™ or the App Store using the following 2D codes. You’ll only need to do these steps the first time you use the app. Set up your PS4 console in the following ways. You’ll only need to do this the first time you use Remote Play:
From the function screen, go to >, and then turn on, From the function screen, go to > >, and then select, You can enable this setting on only one PS4 console for each account. Find out more about activating your PS4 console as your primary console in the, To start Remote Play while your PS4 console is in rest mode, select > >, Then select the checkboxes for and,
To use mobile data for Remote Play, you’ll need to set up your mobile device. Depending on your carrier and network conditions, you might not be able to use mobile data for Remote Play. If your device is connected to Wi-Fi®, you’ll continue to use Wi-Fi when you start Remote Play.1. Launch on your mobile device, and then select,2. Sign in with the same account that you use for your PS4 console.3. Select at the upper right corner of the screen, and then select >,4. Select,
We recommend that you turn on, You’ll be notified each time you start Remote Play using mobile data. You can choose the image quality of Remote Play when using mobile data. Select to adjust this setting. Data traffic may vary depending on the video quality you choose.
You’ll take the following steps each time you connect to your PS4 console from your mobile device.1. Turn on your PS4 console or put it into rest mode.2. Launch on your mobile device, and then select,3. Sign in with the same account that you use for your PS4 console.4.
Before trying to connect remotely from outside your home, check that your device connects properly while you’re near your PS4 console. If the app can’t find the device that you’d like to connect, or if you can’t connect or have an unstable connection, see “”.
If you tap on the screen of your mobile device during Remote Play, the controller buttons display. If you’re using an Android™ smartphone or tablet, button and icon designs may vary. You can perform the following actions from the control panel:
Settings Change settings such as screen orientation and how the controller buttons display. The control panel is also where you’ll quit Remote Play. SHARE button Perform the same functions as the controller’s SHARE button. PS button Display the home screen of your PS4 console. Microphone status Select / to turn the microphone on or off. OPTIONS button Perform the same functions as the controller’s OPTIONS button. Close Close the control panel.
Depending on your mobile device, settings and features may vary. Remote Play continues to use the same amount of data while you’re using other apps. If you’re using Remote Play with mobile data, be careful not to exceed your data cap or run up a large mobile phone bill.