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Are You Wondering To Sync a PS4 Controller? Here’s How-To

The PlayStation 4 controller is known as the DualShock 4. Also, it connects to the console wirelessly via Bluetooth. If you want to sync a PS4 controller using your PlayStation 4 simply follow the few steps.

Important: You can simply sync controllers made particularly for the PS4. You can’t sync a PS3 or PS2 controller via the PS4 console. You can also use a PS4 controller with the PS3.

Sync PS4 Controller To PS4

 PS4 Controller

If you want to sync a controller with the PC, especially for the first time, you want a USB cable, any USB 2.0 Micro-B cable can plug the DualShock 4 to the console. Also, there are only two USB ports on the PC. So that you can sync up to 4 controllers per player account.

Step 1:

Before enabling your PS4. Simply connect the small end of your USB cable into the port to the top of the controller. Simply connect the other end into one of the USB ports on the front of the console.

Step 2:

Enable your PS4 after hitting the console’s power button. It should automatically detect your controller and assign it to the first player slot.

Step 3:

Hit the PS button in the middle of the controller and you’ll then view the login screen where you can select a player account or create one.

Tip: Simply hit the PS button on the controller will automatically enable the console so long as it has a charge.

Sync Extra PS4 Controllers Wirelessly 

When you have at least one controller synced with your PC, you can just add more wirelessly:

 PS4 Controller

Step 1:

Using your synced controller, add the Settings option in the icons row mention above the PS4 home menu, represented by an icon that seems like a briefcase.

Step 2:

Head over to Settings Devices Bluetooth Devices. You should then view a list of devices synced with your console.

Step 3:

On the PS4 controller, you want to sync, hold the PS button and the Share button together for 5 seconds.

Step 4:

When the latest controller appears in the list of Bluetooth devices. Simply choose it with the other controller. The latest controller will be synced with your PS4.

How to Unpair a PS4 Controller

Step 1:

Remember the controller you want to unpair is disabled.

Step 2:

You can use another PS4 controller, enable your console. From the PS4 home menu, move to the Setting Devices Bluetooth Devices.

Step 3:

You should then view a list of controllers. Select the one you wish to unpair and select delete.

How to Charge Your PS4 Controller

The internal battery of the controllers will charge when it is connected to the PS4. If the controller remains plugged while your PS4 is in rest mode. Then it’ll continue charging, and the enable top will change in to yellow. The light will also flash yellow when your controller is running low on power. Also, you should view an on-screen message telling you to connect it in.

When charged, the light bar located on the top of the controller will glow various colors relying on which player the controller is assigned to player 1 is blue, player 2 is red, player 3 is green, and player 4 is pink.

PS4 Wireless Connectivity Issues

When your controller can’t enable when you press the PS button. Simply connect it into the PS4 to remember it has a charge. If the light bar can’t glow, it could be an issue with your USB cable, or the controller’s internal battery could be faulty. If you have an additional cable handy, try to use that rather than remove the first possibility.

When the controller can’t plug to the console wirelessly when it is charged, then the issue lies with either your console or your controller’s Bluetooth connectivity. When your other PS4 controllers are working wirelessly, the damaged controller is to blame. Also, you can continue playing with the controller plugged to the console through a USB.


Here’s all about “Sync a PS4 Controller”. Whatever the given methods you used, you can easily sync a PS4 controller. If you want to share any other thing regarding the article then let us know below. For further queries and questions let us know in the comment section below!

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