How to connect your PS5 controller to your iPhone
This article explains how to link a PS5 or DualSense controller to an iPhone. This process works like pairing any other Bluetooth device to an iPhone and works on all iOS 14.5 compatible devices except iPhone.
Note: Your iOS device must be running iOS 14.5 or later. Apple’s compatibility list for iOS 14 if you need to confirm that your device is compatible with the correct version of iOS.
How to connect a PS5 controller to iPhone?
All you need is a charged iPhone, a charged PS5 controller, and a few minutes of free time to connect the two.
It is recommended that you turn off your PS5 for this process if it is nearby, but it is not essential. Try turning it off if you’re having pairing issues.
1. Make sure Bluetooth is enabled on your iPhone, then open Settings and go to the section Bluetooth.
2. On your controller, press and hold the buttons share, distributey game stationÂ for at least three seconds, or until the light bar on your controller flashes blue, indicating that it has entered pairing mode.
3. Back on your phone, your controller will appear as Other devicesat the bottom of the page Bluetooth. When it does, tap it to pair it with your iPhone.
4. Wait a few seconds and your controller will be officially paired with your iPhone. It works like any other Bluetooth gamepad on iOS.
Tips to connect PS5 controllers to iPhone
Before you try to connect anything, make sure your iPhone and PS5 controller are charged. Sometimes low battery can cause device connection issues or charging issues. connection itself.
This same process outlined above will work for any iOS device running iOS 14.5 or later, so you can pair your PS5 controller with not only the iPhone but also iPads and many other devices.
If you’re having trouble pairing your controller with your iPhone, turn on your PS5 and connect your controller via USB to the console. It will reconnect to the PlayStation, after which you can unplug the controller from the PS5 and try to pair it with your iPhone again.
Once you’re done using your PS5 controller on iPhone, make sure to reconnect it to your PS5, either wired or wirelessly, as it won’t automatically reconnect and will stay connected to your phone.
If you have any questions or suggestions, let us know in the comments. Also check this guide if you want to learn how to transfer data ps4 to ps5.
Can you connect PS5 controller to PS4?
You can connect a PS4 controller to a PS5, but with limitations, for example, you cannot play PlayStation 5 games with a PlayStation 4 controller. However, a PS4 console will not recognize a PS5 controller.
How to connect a PS5 controller to a PC?
You can use a PS5 controller with a PC or Mac via Bluetooth or a USB cable. When you connect the controller to the computer, it should automatically detect it. For Bluetooth, press and hold the buttons PDy ShareÂ on the controller until the lights start flashing to put it into pairing mode.