How to use the DualShock 4 PS4 controller wirelessly on PS3

A Reddit user has discovered that the PS4 Dualshock 4 controller can be used wirelessly on PS3 by following a few simple steps.

Here’s what you need to do:

1. Connect DS4 with wire to PS3 then turn on.
2. Go to Accessory settings.
3. Select Manage Bluetooth Devices, and scan for device.
4. While scanning hold the PS & Share buttons on the DS4.
5. Select Wireless Controller. The DS4 light should now be white.
6. Unplug wire and test it out.

Note: The DualShock 4 isn’t fully supported on PS3 so features such as vibrate, Six Axis and PS Button will not function.

A gamer since the days of the ZX Spectrum, Steven Williamson now works as General Manager for PSU. He's supposed to be managing, but if you're reading this, it means he's dipped into editorial again. Follow @steven_gamer
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