How to connect a PS4 controller to iPhone.
Have you been looking for a way to connect your iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV to your PlayStation 4 DualShock 4 controllers and enjoy your game?
A lot of people have asked if there is a way to connect a controller an iPhone.
Apple has made it super easy to connect ps4 to iPhone ios without jailbreak.
Yes, certain models of Xbox and wireless DualShock 4 controller for the PlayStation 4 are now supported by iOS 13 or iPadOS 13.
In this post, I will show you how you can pair your ps4 controller to iPhone remote play and use it to play games.
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HOW TO CONNECT PS4 CONTROLLER TO iPHONE, iPAD, APPLE TV
To pair your PS4 controller to iPhone call of duty,iPad, or Apple TV, the first step is to ensure your controller is fully charged.
Make sure your iPad or iPhone is on OS 13.
To pair your dual shock 4 to iPad go to Settings, then locate and turn on your Bluetooth.
While on your AppleTV it is a little bit different. To turn on your PS4 on Apple TV you will go to Settings, then locate Remotes and Devices, and finally tap on Bluetooth.
Once you have your Bluetooth turned on, the step will be to press and hold the PlayStation button and share button at the same time on your controller.
You’ll see a pop up on your screen that reads DualShock 4 Wireless Controller under other devices in the Bluetooth menu list.
Simply tap on it to connect, Once it is connected, the PS4 controller will turn pink.
HOW TO CONNECT PS4 CONTROLLER TO AN IPHONE iOS 13
To connect a PS4 controller to iPhone without Apple TV, and use it to play games, is not difficult at all.
All you need is an iPhone that runs on iOS13 or higher version.
step1: To start, go to Settings on your iPhone, turn on the Bluetooth, then pair the PSA4 controller with your iPhone.
To do this, press and hold the PS4 initiate button and the sharing button the same time until it starts blinking.
step 2: Click on the dual shock 4 wireless controller pop-up on your phone screen, under other devices in the Bluetooth menu, and wait for it to get connected.
The rear light on the PS4 DualShock 4 will turn to a reddish-pink colour.
Your DualShock 4 is now paired.
You can play any game of your choice, provided it is compatible
WHY IS MY PS4 CONTROLLER NOT CONNECTING TO MY IPHONE?
There are a number of reasons your PS4 controller won’t connect with your iPhone.
One of which could be that the controller battery power is low.
Another reason could also be due to some random glitch on your iPhone and PS4 controller.
If after turning your Bluetooth, and the PS4 on, you don’t see the controller appear, ensure that you’re not out of range of your PS4.
HOW TO FIX PS4 CONTROLLER NOT CONNECTING TO IPHONE PROBLEMS.
The first step in fixing the issues of PS4 controller not connecting is to to ensure you have the updated version of the iOS 1.
Also, ensure that the controller is in pairing mode.
Another step is to restart your iPhone.
Ensure your battery is fully charged, as the low battery can cause a problem with the connection.
Another thing you can do to solve the issue of PS4 controller not connecting is to hard reset the DualShock Controller to the factory default setting.
HOW TO HARD RESET YOUR PS4 DUAL SHOCK 4 CONTROLLER
This is another very effective method in fixing pairing issues.
To hard reset the PS4 follow these 2 steps below;
- The reset button is located on the rear side of the controller inside a tiny hole there, close to the left shoulder buttons.
- With the aid of a SIM card ejector, push the reset button in the tiny hole for about 3-5 seconds.
This will reset the DualShock controller to factory default and remove any glitch preventing it from connecting to your iPhone.
Once you are through with the resetting process, put the controller in pairing mode and check if it connects to your iPhone.
Hope this helps you. Please feel free to drop your questions, and suggestions in the comment section below.