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Guide: How To Connect PS4 Controller To PS5

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Guide: How To Connect PS4 Controller To PS5 – The brand new DualSense controller for PS5 is great for playing the newest PS5 games on the market.

But sometimes, when going back to older PS4 titles, it doesn’t feel the same as the original PS4 DualShock 4 controller.

The good news is that as long as you’re playing the PS4 version of a game, you can still use your old controller.

All you need to do is connect it to your PS5 to start playing, and this guide will show you how to connect your PS4 controller to PS5, without a cable.

Let’s get into it.

Guide: How To Connect PS4 Controller To PS5


What You’ll Need

  • A PlayStation 5 console
  • A PS5 DualSense controller or PS5 Media Remote
  • A PS4 DualShock 4 controller

How To Connect PS4 Controller To PS5

  • Using your PS5 DualSense controller or a PS5 Media Remote, navigate to the Settings from your Home menu
  • Once in Settings select General and then Bluetooth Accessories
  • Put your DualShock 4 controller into Pairing Mode by holding down the Share button and the PS button until the controller light begins to flash
  • You should then see your DualShock 4 controller appear as a Bluetooth Device, select to connect it with your PS5 controller or media remote to finish pairing your PS4 controller