If you wish to know how to pair a PS4 controller, then you have come to the right place. You can sync is wirelessly using Bluetooth. You can sync controllers that are specifically made for PS4. You can use a PS4 controller with PS3.
In order to sync the controller to the system, particularly for the first time, then you will require a USB cable. Any USB 20 Micro-B cable can easily connect the DualShock 4 to the console. You can sync 4 controllers per player account.
Step 1: Before you turn on your PS4, you just need to connect a small end of your USB cable to the port on top of your controller. Connect the other end to one of the USB ports on the front of the console.
Step 2: Power on your PS4 by pressing the power button of your console. This will automatically detect the connected controller and assign it to the first player slot.
Step 3: Press the PS button in the center of your controller and you will see the login screen where you can create or select a player account.
If you have at least one cable synced to your system, then you can add another wirelessly.
Step 1: With a synced controller, just search for the Settings option in the icons given above the PS4 home menu. It is represented by an icon that looks like a briefcase.
Step 2: Go to Settings, Devices, and then finally go to Bluetooth Devices. You are going to see a list of devices that are currently synced with your console.
Step 3: Now, on the controller that you want to sync, press and hold the PS and Share buttons simultaneously for a few seconds.
Step 4: When you see a new controller in the list of Bluetooth devices, you must select it with another controller, Then, you will be able to sync your controller with PS4.
Step 1: Please ensure that the controller that you want to unpair is turned off.
Step 2: Take another PS4 controller and use it to turn on your PS4 console. After that, go to the Home menu of PS4 and then go to Settings, Devices, and Bluetooth Devices.
Step 3: After that, you are going to view a list of controllers. Select the one that you want to unpair and then select Delete.
Your controller's internal battery gets automatically charged when it is connected to PS4. If the controller is connected when your PS4 is in the rest mode, then it will go on with the charging and the light on the top will change to yellow. If the controller's battery is running low, then it will flash a yellow light. After that, you will see a message on your screen to connect your controller to the electrical outlet.
Once it is changed, the light bar on top of the controller will begin glowing with different colors based on the player to which the controller is assigned. The colors for players 1, 2, 3, and 4 are blue, red, green, and pink respectively.