How To Reset Your PlayStation 4 Controller

This procedure explains how to fix the common issues that you may experience with the DualShock 4 wireless controller of the PlayStation 4.

Reset PS4 Game Controller

First turn off your console. The Reset button is located in a tiny hole at the back of the controller near the L2 button.

Using a paperclip, press and hold the Reset button for a few seconds. This should be enough to reset your controller.

The next step is to once again pair your controller with your device. Simply connect the controller using the USB cable provided and then turn on your PS4 and proceed with pairing procedure.
Published by deri58. Latest update on April 19, 2016 at 10:14 AM by ChristinaCCM.
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