How to connect and reconnect your PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5 controller

The state-of-the-art PS5 DualSense wireless controller still requires a cable to use. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge

Sony’s PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 both use wireless controllers that rely on a singular method for connecting and resyncing with the consoles: a cable. While Microsoft and Nintendo have used wireless pairing on their respective systems for several generations, Sony sticks by the old ways it established back with the PlayStation 3. The PS4 DualShock 4 and PS5 DualSense controllers are capable of wirelessly pairing to other devices via Bluetooth, but when it comes to your PlayStation, you have to bust out their respective Micro USB and USB-C cables.

Here’s what to do if you’re having connection woes or your controller won’t turn on.

Plug it in

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