This is a genuine PlayStation product which can be easily used with any ps4 controller in any pc. And does your dongle work with other controllers? Note that I am not posting this without having checked the specs and read opinions and experiences before hand, but my experience with the previous controller has been so bad I don't trust anything anymore. You have set up your Bluetooth connection. Open a game that expects an Xbox controller, and it should just work. Let us see the process for both the software in details one by one. Steam has already rolled out its native support for DualShock 4. ScpToolkit will scan our system to find the prerequisite software.
You should find an available wireless controller, click on it and wait to connect. Here, toggle Off the Bluetooth switch. It's now connected wirelessly and will work just like an Xbox 360 controller. I did love my 60gb fat ps3 though. I would rather not use emulation software to make my controller work but thats just me, I know that software use to have problems but maybe its up to snuff now.
Here, as shown in the given picture, click Download now button. If your computer has the Bluetooth feature, you can pair your controller with your computer directly. Thanks for contributing an answer to Arqade! Go to their and click on the Download Now button to go to the downloads section. The DualShock 4 controller is a fantastic choice for a gamepad for this scenario. You shouldn't have to go into these settings because most games will behave properly after you set the software up the first time, but they're good to have. The first time it will ask you where you want to save the profiles of your controllers.
To make sure your Bluetooth adapter runs perfectly, you should install the latest Bluetooth adapter driver on your computer. If you want to play without any cable, you will need a bluetooth connection. A small window will pop up asking you to personalize the controller. Originally posted by :I'm using it with a dongle now, just gonna buy an xbox controller. If you really want a ps4 controller you can probably make it work on pc but the process wont be as easy as it would be with an xbox controller. All you need is a standard blu tooth dongle. Once you have everything to your liking press Send and ready, you can use it in any game.
You can even change the color of the light bar. This device is available on the official PlayStation website or it can be purchased from any e-commerce website as you want to purchase. All you need is a standard blu tooth dongle. So in short if you dont want to deal with any hassle just get a microsoft xbox controller, you just plug it in and it will work. If you are using InputMapper, it immediately displays the controller in its Home. Moreover, in December 2016 Valve Corporation announced the native support of DualShock 4 controller on the.
Therefore, keeping the two options in mind, make your choice accordingly. Doing so will help the system to discover the driver and the controller quite easily. Click on the Profiles tab and double-click on the Default profile, or create your own new profile. For reference, you may like to read our tutorial to. If anyone has had this problem and knows how to fix it please tell me what to do. Nothing else has ever been consistent in my experience. Step 6 — Click Install button on the pop-up that shows up.
So, perform a click on Wireless controller and select Pair. I don't use Bluetooth with it. The mouse and are the standard input devices for controlling. You have to take the controller and push its share button and middle PlayStation logo button at the same time for a couple of seconds. Just follow up the on-screen instructions Windows 10 would prompt you and you can find it rather foolproof to complete the installation.
Oh trust me, I do. And does your dongle work with other controllers? With the DualShock 4 turned off, hold down the PlayStation and Share buttons for three seconds until the light bar starts double flashing. It will download the driver specifically for the program right away. The controller will turn off. It is portable, free for download and works on all Windows operating systems. If you are using Windows 8 or higher, open Bluetooth Settings by clicking on the Speech Bubble icon in the Task Bar on the bottom right corner. Make your choice according to your own needs.
It's probably a driver issue. Has the controller worked before on your pc? On Windows 7, 8, and 10, you can open the Devices and Printers pane in the Control Panel. There's less input delay and it doesn't take that long to learn. The technical support for this software and device make it so very popular among the users these days. If not, please restart your computer. However, the experience of some games is even better if we use a gamepad.
This new version consists of a number of added features and makes the gaming experience even more enjoyable and very lifelike to begin with. You can either choose to extract them to the folder to which you downloaded the zip file, or choose another folder. In my opinion the major issue with your setup is Win 7. Once downloaded, right click on the zipped file and click Extract All 3. The light bar on the controller will start flashing. After that, click to add a new device on your bluetooth settings. The last thing we need is to install a Windows service so that all the above processes can work together.