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General controller settings on PS5 consoles

How to adjust general controller settings on PS5 consoles

Configure your controller settings on your PlayStation®5 console when you want to customize settings such as the controller's speaker volume or vibration intensity.

How to change general controller settings on PS5 consoles

  1. Go to the home screen and select Settings > Accessories
  2. Select Controller (General) to configure the following:
     
    Volume (Speaker for Controller) Adjust the speaker volume of your DualSense™ wireless controller.
    This setting also applies to your DualSense Edge™ wireless controller and your DUALSHOCK®4 wireless controller.
    Vibration Intensity
    Set the intensity of the DualSense wireless controller vibration.
    This setting also applies to your PlayStation VR2 Sense™ controller and your DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller.
    For your DualSense Edge wireless controller, you can configure this setting for each of your profiles. 
    Trigger Effect Intensity Set the intensity of the DualSense wireless controller trigger effect. Experience this feature in games that support it.
    This setting also applies to your PS VR2 Sense controller.
    For your DualSense Edge wireless controller, you can configure this setting for each of your profiles. 
    Brightness of Controller Indicators Set the brightness of the indicators on your wireless controller.
    This setting also applies to your DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller.
    To configure this setting for your DualSense Edge wireless controller, go to Settings > Accessories > DualSense Edge Wireless Controller.
    Communication Method Select how your controller communicates with your PS5™console.
    When the signal is weak, connect your controller using the included USB cable and select Use USB Cable. If you select Use Bluetooth, your controller communicates with your console using Bluetooth even if it's connected with a USB cable.
    This setting also applies to your DualSense Edge wireless controller and your DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller*.
    Press and Hold Delay Set the press and hold delay for the PS button or (create) button.
    This setting also applies to your DualSense Edge wireless controller, your PS VR2 Sense controller, and your DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller.
    DualSense Wireless Controller Device Software Pair your DualSense wireless controller to your PS5 console and update the wireless controller device software.

* This doesn't apply to CUH-ZCT1 series DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controllers.

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