How To Fix A PS4 Controller That Won’t charge

    A problem such as Cable issues or dust can deter your PS4 controller to charge as it’s supposed to, although the problems mentioned above are not the only reason why your PS4 controller may not be charging, some major problems might even require you getting a new PS4 controller. In this guide, we will be explaining how to fix a PS4 controller that won’t charge.

    But just before you decided to replace that PS4 of yours, it’s always a good idea to first do some troubleshooting to see if you can get your device to  work again.

    This article provides 4 troubleshooting tips to get you back to gaming sooner.

    1. Trade Out The Charging Cable

    Fix A PS4 Controller That Won’t charge

    Try a different cable or try using that cable to charge another controller, because sometimes the problem might just be with the cable, and by trying another cable with it, it will be easy to identify if the cable is the problem.

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    2. Check Out The Charging Port

    Fix A PS4 Controller That Won’t charge

    A quick pass with a wooden toothpick or compressed air may help to clean the dust interrupting the power flow if there is any, because that can also prevent the controlling working ability

    3. Re-pair Your Controller

    You can do this by going to the Settings menu on your PS4 and under “Devices,” discard all devices from the list. Then, on your controller, use a toothpick or bobby pin and insert into the small hole on the underside of the controller and hold it for five seconds.

    Lastly, re-sync the controller to the PS4 using the PS button.

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    4. Perform A Power Cycling On Your PS4

    Fix A PS4 Controller That Won’t charge

    You can do this by turning off your PS4 console and controller, and unplug the PS4’s power cord from the outlet. Wait few minutes, and with the PS4 still unplugged, press down the power button for 30 seconds to drain all its leftover energy. Then, re-plug the PS4 back in, turn it on, and see if the issue has been fixed. 

    If after trying all these tips and your controller isn’t working perfectly, the you may need to get a brand new one.

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