Pair DualShock 4 Controller with an iPhone or iPad – How To

Nov 16
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iOS 13 is a major update as it brings forward a plethora of changes to the platform. For instance, a system-wide dark mode and a bunch of other neat features. Yesterday, Apple started selling the DualShock 4 controller on its website and if you're looking to get it, you might want to know how to pair it with your iOS device. So, let's dive in to see some more details on how to pair DualShock 4 with your iPhone and iPad.

Here's How to Pair DualShock 4 Controller with an iPhone or iPad - Step by Step Instructions

If you already own a DualShock 4 controller or you're planning to get one, setting it up is pretty easy. As of now, we will only detail how you can pair DualShock 4 with an iPhone or iPad running iOS 13 or iPadOS 13. Here's how to do it.

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1. The first thing that you need to do is open Settings on your iPhone or iPad, select Bluetooth and toggle it on.

2. Now you have to put your DualShock 4 controller in pairing mode. Press and hold the PlayStation and Share buttons until you see the light flashing.

3. Now select DualShock 4 Wireless Controller in the device list in the Bluetooth settings on your iPhone.

4. You will see that the light at the back of your controller immediately switches to a reddish-pink color. This indicates that the DualShock 4 controller is now connected and paired to your iPhone or iPad.

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That's all that you have to do to pair DualShock 4 with iPhone or iPad. If you want to disconnect it, simply go to Settings > Bluetooth and then under My Devices, you see the DualShock 4 Wireless Controller. On the right, you'll see the letter "i" in a blue circle. Tap on it and then press Disconnect.

There will be more guides in the future, so be sure to stick around for more. That's all for now, folks. Do you own a DualShock 4 wireless controller? Let us know in the comments.

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