How to Connect Ps4 Controller to Android Phone

Kyle Wood

Android, Tutorials

Are you a gaming enthusiast who loves playing games on your PlayStation 4 (PS4) console? What if we told you that you can connect your PS4 controller to your Android phone and enjoy gaming on the go?

Yes, it’s possible! In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of connecting your PS4 controller to an Android phone. Let’s get started!

Step 1: Check Compatibility

Before we proceed, it’s important to ensure that your Android phone is compatible with the PS4 controller. Most modern Android phones support this feature, but it’s always a good idea to double-check. Additionally, make sure that your PS4 controller is fully charged.

Step 2: Enable Bluetooth on Your Phone

To connect the PS4 controller to your Android phone, you need to enable Bluetooth. Open the settings menu on your Android phone and locate the “Bluetooth” option. Tap on it to turn it on.

Step 3: Put Your Controller in Pairing Mode

Next, you need to put your PS4 controller in pairing mode. Press and hold the “PlayStation” button and the “Share” button simultaneously until the light bar on top of the controller starts flashing.

Step 4: Pairing Your Controller with Your Phone

Now that both Bluetooth and pairing mode are enabled, it’s time to pair your PS4 controller with your Android phone. On your phone, go back to the Bluetooth settings menu and wait for available devices to appear.

  • Note: The location of this menu may vary depending on your device and operating system version.

Once you see “Wireless Controller” or a similar name in the list of available devices, tap on it to initiate the pairing process.

Step 5: Complete the Pairing Process

After tapping on the PS4 controller in the Bluetooth menu, your Android phone will attempt to pair with it. Once successfully paired, you’ll see a notification confirming the connection.

Note: If you’re prompted for a PIN or passcode during the pairing process, enter “0000” or “1234”.

Step 6: Test Your Connection

Now that your PS4 controller is connected to your Android phone, it’s time to test if everything is working correctly. Open a game or any app that supports gamepad input and check if you can control it using the PS4 controller.

Troubleshooting Tips:

  • If your PS4 controller doesn’t connect or work properly, try resetting it by inserting a small pin or paperclip into the tiny hole on the back of the controller.
  • If your Android phone fails to recognize the PS4 controller, restart both devices and repeat the pairing process from Step 3 onwards.

Congratulations! You’ve successfully connected your PS4 controller to your Android phone.

Now you can enjoy gaming with better controls and flexibility. Happy gaming!

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