It is entirely possible to connect PS5 and Xbox Series controller to mobile phone . Obviously playing with a new console controller is much more comfortable on mobile devices. Especially if you are playing competitive games.
The way to connect the controls is practically the same as connecting a PS4 controller on Android and the Xbox One controls. Therefore, in the following tutorial we will see how we should connect a controller for the new consoles to any phone with iOS or Android.
What do we need to connect the controls to the phone?
Actually, the only thing we need is the Bluetooth connectivity of the mobile device and obviously a remote control from one of the two consoles. In case you want to have a better connection you can do the same with a USB-C cable with two ends.
Another thing we recommend is that you keep your mobile device updated to Android 10 or higher and in the case of iOS that it is version 13 or higher.
Connect PS5 controller to mobile phone
Actually, it is too easy to connect a PS5 world to the mobile phone . We start by activating the pairing mode from the PS5 control by pressing and holding the PS button that is in the center of it, until the light blinks.
Now we will have to turn on the Bluetooth on the mobile device. We can do it from the quick settings bar, sliding our finger from top to bottom twice or we can also do the same from Settings> Connected devices> Pair new device.
In case you have an iPhone, then just go to Settings> Bluetooth. We look for the name of our PS5 controller and pair them. In this simple way we can already use the control on our phone.
How to connect Xbox Series X controller to a phone
Actually, it is as simple as in the case of PS5. The only thing to note is that Microsoft's controls cannot yet be paired with iPhone, so the only alternative left is to wait.
In the case of Android. The first thing we will do is enable the pairing function of the controller. For this we simply have to hold down the button in question until it starts to flash. Then we turn on the Bluetooth of our mobile device and pair it with the remote.
It's that simple to connect a PS5 and Xbox Series controller to a mobile phone. Do you have any questions? You can leave it in the comment box which you will find a little further down.