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3 Ways to Turn Off Your PS4 Controller



How to Turn Off PS4 Controller

You can turn off your PS4 controller when you are not using them to play games on PS4. Keeping a controller idle for a long time may also affect its life span in the long run. A DualShock 4 Controller takes 2 hours to charge fully, and the charge lasts for only eight hours. Turning Off the Controller helps you in saving the device’s battery power. You can turn Off the PS4 Controller in three different ways.


How to Turn Off PS4 Controller Without Console

This is the quickest method of all. All you need to do is press and hold the PS button in the middle of your DualShock 4 Controller for 10 seconds. Your controller will be automatically turned Off. This method is applicable while using the controller on a console and a PC. Whatever device your controller is paired with, you can easily turn it off with the PS button.

Press PS button

How to Turn Off DualShock 4 Controller Manually

[1] Press the PS button on your controller until you get the Quick menu on the screen.

[2] From the Quick Menu, choose Sounds/Devices.

[3] Select the Turn off device option from the right pane.

Turn off PS4 controller from Quick menu

[4] Choose the DualShock 4 controller and turn it Off.

How to Turn Off DualShock 4 Controller Automatically

By setting a time for the DualShock 4 Controller, the device gets automatically turned Off when it is idle for the specified time. For instance, if you are playing a movie on your console and your controller is idle throughout the movie, it will turn off automatically at the set time.

[1] Press and hold the PS button until the Quick menu pops up.

Set time until controller turns off

[2] Select Sounds/Devices and choose Set Time Until Controllers Turn Off.

[3] Choose the Time Period [ After 10 minutes, After 30 minutes, and After 60 minutes] to turn off the Controller whenever it is idle.

Other PS4 Controller Guides:

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How to turn off the vibration on the PS4 controller?

Open the Settings menu on PS4 and then choose the Devices option. Under Devices, select the controller’s option and disable controller vibration.

2. How to turn off PS4?

Press and hold the PS button on your controller till the Quick menu opens up. You need to choose the Power option and then click on Turn off PS4.

3. What to do when the PS4 controller doesn’t turn off?

When your PS4 controller is not turning off, then check the PS button. If it is functioning effectively, the problem may be with the battery on your controller. Replace the battery and try turning it off.

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