Fix: PS4 controller not connecting

If your PS4 controller is not connecting to your console, there are a few potential solutions you can try:

  1. Check the controller’s battery: Make sure the controller is charged or replace the batteries if they are low.
  2. Reset the controller: You can reset the controller by pressing the reset button on the back of the controller using a small tool, such as a paperclip.
  3. Restart the console: Power off the console and unplug it from the power outlet for a few minutes, then plug it back in and power it on. This can sometimes resolve connectivity issues.
  4. Check the controller’s connection method: The PS4 controller can be connected to the console using a USB cable or wirelessly using Bluetooth. Make sure the controller is connected using the correct method.
  5. Update the controller’s firmware: If the controller is not connecting to the console, it’s possible that the controller’s firmware may be out of date. You can update the controller’s firmware by connecting it to the console using a USB cable and following the prompts in the console’s settings menu.
  6. Check for interference: If you are using the controller wirelessly, make sure there are no sources of interference, such as other electronic devices or large metal objects, between the controller and the console.
  7. Check for hardware issues: If none of the above solutions work, it’s possible that there may be a hardware issue with the controller or the console. In this case, you may need to contact Sony for further assistance or consider replacing the controller or console.
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