In this video we take a look at how you can wirelessly pair your PlayStation DualSense controller to a Windows computer. We then take a look at how you pair the DualSense controller from Windows back to your PlayStation 5.
Note: While the video footage in this video was captured for Windows 11, the same basic principles apply if you wish to connect a DualSense controller to Windows 10.
Quick reference notes:
- First power down your PlayStation 5 by holding down the power button until you hear your console beep for a second time.
- Next locate the Create and PS buttons on your controller
- Now hold down the Create and PS buttons for roughly 5 seconds, or until the status lights on the controller start to flash blue.
- With your controller now in Pair Mode you can try to wirelessly connect your controller to Windows.
Note: When you place your controller into Pair Mode, it will no longer be connected to your PS5.
- From the Windows Desktop select the Windows button – Settings – Bluetooth and Devices
- Now in the Bluetooth and Devices panel select Add device
- When prompted to choose the kind of device that we want to add, choose Bluetooth
- Under Add a Device you will see listed, Wireless Controller.
- By selecting Wireless Controller, the controller will pair with Windows.
Note: While controller support is at the discretion of the games developer. You should find that most Windows games support the use of a controller.