If you would like to use your DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller with compatible games and applications away from your PS4™ console, you can connect via Bluetooth® in a few steps.
Devices using the operating systems listed below 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.
To use a controller on a device for the first time, turn on pairing mode:
A 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.
You can use your wireless controller to play games streamed from your PS5™ console or PS4™ console to your compatible device using the PS Remote Play app.
Your wireless controller can also be used 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.
For other devices, some wireless controller features are not available when connected via Bluetooth:
To reconnect your wireless controller to your PS5 console or PS4 console, connect it with a compatible USB cable and press the PS button on the wireless controller. You can then remove the USB cable and use the controller wirelessly.
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