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How to use DualSense Edge wireless controllers with PC, Mac, and iOS

If you’d like to use your DualSense Edge™ wireless controller with compatible games and applications on a supported device, you can connect via USB or Bluetooth® in a few steps.

DualSense Edge wireless controller compatible devices

Devices using the operating systems listed below or later support DualSense Edge wireless controller Bluetooth and USB connections. Once connected, you can use your wireless controller with compatible games and applications.
 

macOS Ventura 13.3 iPadOS 16.4
iOS 16.4 tvOS 16.4
  • Windows PC devices support the controller via a wired connection.
  • Depending on the device, certain features on the controller might not be available. Not all devices are compatible with your controller. 
  • A PlayStation®5 console is required to edit controller profiles and customize button assignments.

How to pair your DualSense Edge wireless controller with a supported device

To pair your wireless controller with a supported device using Bluetooth for the first time, turn on pairing mode:

  1. Make sure the player indicator on the controller is off.
    If the player indicator is on, press and hold the PS button until it turns off. If a USB cable is connected to the controller, disconnect it.
  2. While pressing and holding the create button, press and hold the PS button until the light bar blinks.
  3. Enable Bluetooth on your device, and then select the controller from the list of Bluetooth devices.
    When pairing is complete, the light bar blinks, and then the player indicator lights up.

Your controller can be paired with only one device at a time. Each time you change devices, you must pair the controller with the new device.

How to connect a DualSense Edge wireless controller to a supported device using USB

Most Windows PC devices support the controller via a wired connection.

You can connect your controller to a supported device using a USB cable with a Type-C connector.

DualSense Edge wireless controller compatible games and applications

You can use your controller to play games streamed from your PS5® console or PS4® console to your supported device using the PS Remote Play app.

You can also use your wireless controller to play games that support generic controllers.

Please note, some wireless controller features may not be available when paired with a supported device:

  • Create button* 
  • Touch page, light bar, and motion sensor
  • Haptic feedback
  • Speaker, Built-in microphone, and headphone jack audio connection
  • Adaptive triggers (Android only)

*In some cases, the Create button will be mapped to a separate function. 

How to reconnect a wireless controller to your PS5 console

To reconnect your wireless controller to your PS5 console, turn on your console, connect the wireless controller to the console with a compatible USB cable and then press the PS button on the wireless controller. When the PS5 console account selection screen appears, you can remove the USB cable and use the controller wirelessly.

Having issues with your DualSense Edge wireless controller?

If your controller is not connecting properly, try resetting it. 

If you've tried resetting your controller and are still having issues, please visit PlayStation Repairs.

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