Connect PS4 Controller to PC

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PS4 Controller Connecting process to PC is quite simple. If you are serious then activate your awareness and keep reading this article. Because in this article you’ll learn how to connect PS4 controller to PC via USB or wireless. You’ll get a lot of tutorial on YouTube and topics on websites. But this article is quite different. Here you’ll learn DualShock 4 connecting process PC along with fix errors.

This is going to be very deep information, hardly you will find it anywhere. I saw many blogs and youtube videos which already published. Then to check people review and reactions or you can say feedback. According to my review 70% of people are unable to connect PS4 controller to PC. The question is the same but is asked in different ways. I believe that before doing any process it is a good idea to get complete information about any process, small or big.

Without having to connect PS4 controllers to PC through the USB, how will the PC know what the product is? Once you connect your PS4 (DualShock 4) Controller to PC you window will load automatically drive. But using windows drive your controller will work as simple joystick pad. If you want it to connect PS4 controller as Xbox 360 wired or wireless. Then you need some required files which you can find below. So let’s connect our PS4 controller to PC as Xbox 360.

How to Connect PS4 Controller to PC as Xbox 360 Via USB?

  1. Extract needed files on your computer desktop or any specific folder.
  2. Connect your PS4 (DualShock 4) Controller to PC via USB.
  3. Install Official Xbox 360 driver on your PC.
  4. Reboot your PC.
  5. Run DS4Windows
  6. Go to setting and check: Swipe Touchpad to change profiles, Start Minimized, Flash Lightbar at High Latency.
  7. Go to controller and run the installation process.

Above mentioned steps guide you on how to connect PS4 controller to PC as Xbox 360 via USB. If you want to connect your PS4 controller as Xbox 360 wireless. Then Bluetooth hardware requires on your PC or Laptop. You can use any internal or external Bluetooth hardware.

How to connect PS4 controller to PC as Xbox 360 Wireless?

  1. Extract needed files on your computer desktop or any specific folder.
  2. Connect your PS4 (DualShock 4) Controller to PC via USB.
  3. Install Official Xbox 360 driver on your PC.
  4. Reboot your PC.
  5. Run DS4Windows
  6. Go to setting and check: Swipe Touchpad to change profiles, Start Minimized, Flash Lightbar at High Latency.
  7. Go to controller tab and run the installation process.
  8. Open Bluetooth and other device settings.
  9. Add Bluetooth or other device.
  10. Select Bluetooth
  11. Press and hold PS4 controller PS and share button until your console starts blinking.
  12. Select wireless controller.
  13. Once it paired, Stop and start DS4Windows tool.

As I mentioned above according to my review 70% of people failed to connect PS4 controller to PC. So, here I mentioned some FAQs there you can find your question or issues answer.

FAQs-

Can I connect PS4 controller wirelessly without Bluetooth?

PS4 controller has a Bluetooth device which can only be paired with Bluetooth device. If you don’t have then how will they pair?

Can I use USB Bluetooth device to connect PS4 controller wirelessly?

Yes, you can but pairing requires high quality upgraded Bluetooth. Bluetooth 2.0 will not pair with DualShock 4 controller.

Which Bluetooth version do I need to connect PS4 controller to PC?

You can go with Bluetooth USB 4.0.

You’ll need these-

Conclusion – Now you know both ways to connect PS4 controller to PC. I hope you’ll enjoy. Feel free to leave your feedback and issues in the comment section. Like my Facebook page and subscribe to my YouTube channel to stay connected with me.

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