If you would like to use your DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller with compatible games and applications on a Sony Xperia or Android device, you can connect via Bluetooth in a few steps.
Sony Xperia devices and mobile devices using Android 10 or later support DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller Bluetooth connections. Once connected, you can use your wireless controller to control compatible games and applications via Bluetooth.
Before you can connect your wireless controller via Bluetooth, you will need to activate pairing mode:
You can now use your wireless controller to control compatible games and applications on your device.
You can use your wireless controller to play games streamed from your PlayStation®4 to an Android 10 device using the PS4 Remote Play app.
Your wireless controller can also be used on an Android device using Android 10 or later to play games that support DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controllers.
If you are connecting a DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller to a compatible Sony Xperia device, all functions are available.
Please note, some wireless controller features are not available when connected to an Android 10 device:
The colour of the light bar cannot be changed
Rumble, motion sensor and headphone jack audio connection
To reconnect your wireless controller to your PS4, connect it to the PS4 with a USB cable and press the PS button on the wireless controller.
You can then remove the USB and use the controller wirelessly.
If it looks like your controller is faulty, please visit the PlayStation Repairs diagnostic tool to check if your hardware is eligible for an under-warranty repair.
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