Everything You Need To Know About Recharging The PS4 Controller!

People of all age groups are fond of PS4, and no one can resist themselves from getting their hands on it if they ever get a chance in their life. PS4 is a fantastic gaming console developed by Sony entertainment and one of the most loved gaming consoles in the world. Gaming controllers are an essential part of the consoles named without them you cannot play the game. Now the latest gaming controllers are wireless, which offers you complete freedom to play your favorite game sitting in your bed comfort. You need to stay connected with any wire, which hinders your mobility and limits your moment.

You can even get the controllers customized and get a custom controller with skins of your choice. There are various options available in the skins of the controllers, and you can choose your favorite one out of them easily. Being wireless, these controllers are powered by the batteries in it, which gets discharged as you use it. It is necessary to know about how to charge the controller and how much time it will get to be fully recharged.

How to charge the PS4 controller, and how much time it takes?

It depends on what port your controller is having as there are two types of port; USB port and Ext port. If it has an Ext port, then you need to get a charging dock to get it charges, but if it has a USB port, then you can use a USB cable to charge it easily. The first thing you need to do to charge the controller is turning on the system or set it on the sleep mode. Once you connect your controller, you will see the battery level popping up on the screen in the controller. The blinking orange light in the system is an indication the controller is being charged, and when the light turns off, it means it is fully charged. Usually, a full drained controller takes around 2 hours to get fully charged, but its backup may differ according to different conditions. You can follow some tips to increase its battery backup and get it recharged in less time.

Tips to enhance the battery backup of your PS4 controller!

Keep the light bar brightness low

The light bar in the PS4 controller is merely for enhancing its look and benefits in no way in the gameplay. It uses some portion of the battery so you can’t lower it down to plunge the battery consumption and enhance the battery life of the controller. There is no option available to completely turn it off so you can only dim it to the lowest level. You can find an option in the setting and control its brightness.

Turn off the vibration

Dual shock is known for its vibrations, which enhance the feel of the game, but to save the battery, you can turn it off. It is entirely your choice as vibrations are a crucial part of the game, and without vibration, you will lose a lot of fun. But if you want to make the battery last longer, then it is an excellent way to do it. You find options related to vibration in the setting, and you can control the vibrations using them.



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