• Welcome to PS5Forum - The #1 PlayStation Forum. Why not take a minute to register for your own free account now? Registration is completely free and will enable the use of all site features including the ability to join in or create your own discussions.

Dualshock 4 Controller Issues

funcle617

New Member
Hey guys,

I'm new on here and i'm hoping someone can help out. I've looked for an existing thread that might answer my question but I didn't see anything around... so here it goes!

I bought a 2nd controller recently and it was working great for the first few days. Now, i'm finding that it only connects 10% of the time. Upon pressing the PS Button, the LED light flashes blue, then once the profile selection screen pops up, the LED light on the controller turns red, and none of the buttons are responsive. I've tried resetting the controller, pressing the PS Button + Share, and connecting it via USB cable, but still no luck. There's that odd chance where it randomly decides to work, but it's pretty frustrating when it doesn't the majority of the time.

Any tips fellow gamers?
 


Alex_68

Member
Hi Funcle,

try to reset your controller by using the following sequence.

1) Turn off your console
2) If connected, disconnet the USB cable between the PS4 and the controller
3) Using a paperclip or something similar, push the tiny button located near to the L2 lever (see picture below), hold it for some seconds, then release it
4) Reconnect the USB cable between PS4 and the controller
5) Turn your console on
6) Push the PS button on your controller

n_Ik_KX.jpg


Let us know if it works.
 
Similar threads
Thread starter Title Forum Replies Date
Preach2k Playstation 5 controller -Trailer DualShock 5 Concept Design! PlayStation 5 Accessories & Peripherals 0
A DualShock 4 Wireless Controller PlayStation 4 0
Sekelani The PS4 dualshock controller dies really quickly PlayStation 4 6
Medza The dualshock - perhaps the best controller ever? PlayStation Legacy 21
Haze The DualShock 4 Controller. PlayStation 4 7
SnowWolf75 Dualshock 5 not charging as it should? PlayStation 5 Accessories & Peripherals 10
P PS4 Dualshock Switching from analog sticks to arrows PlayStation 4 1
M New dualshock controllers wont power up PlayStation 4 2
C Remote play ps4 from PC using Dualshock 4 PlayStation Vita 1
B DualShock 4 electric wires (red and black) broke, what to do? PlayStation 4 3
vikram.bhardwaj.904 Dualshock 4 3.5mm jack PlayStation 4 2
K ps vita + dualshock PlayStation 4 0
daimashin Glacier White Dualshock 4. PlayStation 4 7
S Dualshock 4 microphone PlayStation 4 3
Tazman Dualshock 4 Internal Speaker PlayStation 4 6
Oberon Future PS4 firmware update will let you dim DualShock 4's lightbar PlayStation 4 16
K Dualshock 4 Lighbar Solution PlayStation 4 66
KMJ_84 Sony won't offer option to disable PS4 DualShock 4 light bar PlayStation 4 17
C Dualshock 4 Trigger Problem PlayStation 4 6
D Loud Dualshock 4 rumble motor problem ???? HELP !!!! PlayStation 4 10
D How's the DualShock 4 PlayStation 4 1
NatureSun Is DualShock 4 good for shooters? PlayStation 4 23
Haze Pretty interesting video about the DualShock 4 Touchpad system PlayStation 4 5
Haze GAMESCOM: DualShock 4 will also be available in Magma Red and Wave Blue! PlayStation 4 41
Haze DualShock 4 Light Bar to be "always on" PlayStation 4 10
Joker99352 Dualshock 3 vs. Dualshock 4 controllers PlayStation 4 9
BlackSolaris Dualshock 3 PlayStation 3 3
S Backward compatibility issues or controller? PlayStation 5 3
A PS5 Dual Sense Controller Disconnecting PlayStation 5 1
M ps5 defective controller PlayStation 5 Accessories & Peripherals 1
Carlos Geoff Keighley goes hands on with PS5's controller PlayStation 5 0
Carlos PlayStation 5 Controller Revealed PlayStation 5 2
Preach2k Release Date, Games, Final Design, Controller & more! PlayStation 5 0
Preach2k Could this be the PS5 Controller? PlayStation 5 Accessories & Peripherals 0
Preach2k PS5 new controller LEAKED! What is this?? (PlayStation 5 News) PlayStation 5 Accessories & Peripherals 0
Preach2k PS5 Controller Performance and Gameplay Upgrades! (PlayStation 5 News)! PlayStation 5 0
J controller problems PlayStation 4 2
D PS4 Controller flashing White but not connecting. HELP!!!! PlayStation 4 0
M Ps4 controller issue PlayStation 4 1
K Controller range PlayStation 4 2
ZOMBLUE Controller broke after cleaning? PlayStation 4 5
C Controller issues PlayStation 4 2
Titan Titan's PSA of the Day: Don't spill beer on your controller PlayStation 4 2
T Controller Issue PlayStation 4 0
B Problem with Aim Controller availability PlayStation 4 0
Madhead-27 My Custom Modded Controller JDM 040 PlayStation 4 3
daimaku problem with (non sony) ps4 controller disconnection PlayStation 4 2
A Help a girl out? PS4 controller problems :/ PlayStation 4 4
T Modded controller PlayStation 4 6
B PS4 Controller makes my hands go numb PlayStation 4 1

Similar threads

Get Connected With PS5Forum.com

Like PS5 Forum!

Advertisements

Top