- See how you can connect your PS4 DualShock 4 controller easily with PS5.
- Also check out the limitation when using PS4 DualShock 4 controller on PS5 on the paragraph below.
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Have a few PS4 DualShock 4 controllers lying around and would like to use them with your new PS5 console?
Here’s how you can do it.
PS4 DualShock 4: Here’s how to pair and use it on PS5
These are the steps you need to pair and use the PS4 DualShock 4 controller on PS5 console:
1) Get a micro USB cable. You can’t use the DualSense cable that comes with the PS5, since DualShock 4 is using micro USB port, while DualSense is using USB-C.
2) Plug the micro USB cable, one end to PlayStation 5 and the other end to DualShock 4. The light bar on DualShock 4 will turn orange.
3) Press the PS button to pair. Once pressed, the DualShock 4 controller will be paired to the PS5 console.
4) Assign the user to use DualShock 4 controller. Select from the available users from the screen.
Once done, you can now use PS4 DualShock 4 on PS5.
However, do note: DualShock 4 controller is only compatible on PS5 Home screen and while you are playing PS4 games. Playing PS5 games with DualShock 4 is NOT supported – not at the moment, not sure as well whether Sony will make it compatible in the coming future. I do hope so.
PS5 DualSense: Where to get it?
As you know, PS4 DualShock 4 – at least at the time this article is written – is only working on PS5 menu and PS4 games. In case you need extra PS5 DualSense controller to play your PS5 games, here they are.
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