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If you want to use a DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller with compatible games and applications from a PC or Mac, you can do it through Bluetooth or with a compatible micro-USB cable.
DUALSHOCK 4 Wireless Controller Compatibility
STEP 1: Activate pairing mode of DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller
STEP 2: Connect the DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller via Bluetooth
Games and applications compatible with the DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller

If you want to use a DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller with compatible games and applications from a PC or Mac, you can do it through Bluetooth or with a compatible micro-USB cable.

DUALSHOCK 4 Wireless Controller Compatibility

You can connect a DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller to a Windows PC via Bluetooth or a compatible micro-USB cable. Bluetooth compatibility depends on the hardware of the equipment. Follow these instructions to try to establish a Bluetooth connection. If you can't pair your DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller with your computer, connect it via microUSB to control compatible games and applications.

Apple computers with macOS Catalina or later are compatible with the DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller Bluetooth connections. 

STEP 1: Activate pairing mode of DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller

To connect the wireless controller via Bluetooth, you will first have to activate the pairing mode:

  1. Press and hold the PS and Share buttons on the wireless controller at the same time.
  2. The rear light bar on the wireless controller will start to flash once pairing mode is activated.

STEP 2: Connect the DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller via Bluetooth

  1. On the computer, go to Bluetooth settings and turn on Bluetooth connectivity.
  2. Select the option to search for new devices and choose [Wireless Controller].

You can now use your wireless controller to control compatible games and applications.

Games and applications compatible with the DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller

You can use your wireless controller to play games streamed from the PS4 using the Remote Play app on PC or Mac. You can also stream a wide range of PlayStation games to your PC with a PS Now subscription. 

You can use the wireless controller with compatible games and applications on your PC or Mac. Visit the developer's website to check if a game or an application is compatible with the DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller.


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