How To Connect Ps4 Controller To Other Devices?

Thinking of buying a PS4 controller? Or have bought one already? That’s amazing! Having a problem with how to connect PS4 controller to the console? It is very easy to connect.

How To Connect Ps4 Controller To Other Devices?

This article will show you the way to connect PS4 to the console step by step.
You will also know how to connect a second controller without using a USB cable.

Connect your wireless controllers to PS4

  1. Connecting the PS4 controller to PS4 with a USB cable

If you are using a wired PS4 controller, you can follow the steps below:
Step 1. Pressing the power button on the PS4 console. Thus you can turn it on.
Step 2. Plugging another end of the PS4 controller wire into the USB port of the console.
Step 3. Pressing the PS button of the controller. Holding it down for approximately 3 seconds.
Step 4. After that, The wired PS4 controller will be connected to the console.

If you’re using wireless PS4 controllers, follow these

Step 1. Pressing the power button of the PS4 console to turn it on.
Step 2. Connecting the micro connector of the USB cable to the PS4 controller. A mini USB port can be found on the back of your controller.
Step 3. Plugging another end of the USB cable into the console.
Step 4. Pressing the PS button of the controller. Then, Holding it down for around 3 seconds.
Step 5. Your wired PS4 controller must have connected to the console by this step. It facilities the way to unplug the USB cable and enjoy the games wirelessly.
Step 6. Using the same USB cable, follow these same steps to add a second or more wireless controller. Set it as New User on the dashboard.

Connecting the Wireless Controllers without Using USB Cable

You can add a second or more wireless controller to the PS4 console without the USB cable. Here is the way to do it:
Step 1)

  •  Go to the PS4 dashboard
  •  Go to Settings
  •  Devices
  •  Bluetooth Devices

Step 2)

  • Go on the PS4 controller which you want to connect
  • Hold down the SHARE button and the PS button for approximately 5 seconds.

Step 3)
Select the PS4 controller showing up on the Bluetooth Devices screen.
Step 4)
Enjoy the games without any interruption.

Using a PS4 Controller in An Android Device

Pairing a PS4 controller to an Android device is easy to do. You have to just press two buttons on the controller. Then enable an option on the Android device. That’s it. After that, you can play the Android games using the PS4 controller.

The way to connect both the devices

First, unplug the PS4 controller from the console.
Secondly, press and hold down the Share and PS buttons together for approximately 3/4 seconds.
When your controller starts to blink white, stop pressing the button.
Now you can pair it with your device.
For Android-based devices, first, launch the Settings app. After that, tap on Bluetooth & device connection. Then, you have to tap on a pair of new devices at the top. When you will find your wireless controller, pair them.
You will be sure when the white light will stop blinking on your controller. Because it indicates that the Android device is finally paired with the controller.

Connecting a PS4 Controller To iPhone or iPad

Connecting a PS4 controller with an iPhone or iPad is not a tough task at all. There is just one requirement that your iOS device must fulfill. Your iPhone and iPad must have to run the latest iOS 13. It will enable your device to pair with the PS4 controller. If the device does not run this version of the iOS, you have to head into
Settings > General > Software Update and finally update the device to the latest version.
The light on the controller will stop blinking and you will be sure that the devices are paired now. You can now enjoy games using your PS4 controller.


You can run troubleshooting for The Lag Issues of The Controller.
Sometimes the connection between your Android device and your controller is interrupted too often which can cause too much inconvenience. Then you have to fix the issue. You can do it by installing an app on the device.
An app called Bluetooth Auto Connect is available on the Google Play Store. This app lets you fix many Bluetooth-related issues on any device.