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Most of today’s gaming consoles use Bluetooth connectivity as standard. However, they also keep the option of connecting the controller and console using a cord. This means using the Bluetooth connection option, you are able to try out the controller on other platforms as well.
Remember the first time you played a Racing game on your Android Device? How cool was that? You could hover your Smartphone over thin air and tilt it right or left to maneuver your car in the game. Admit it, it was amazing. There are thousands of Racing games on the Play Store, all of which exploit the possibilities that come with Smartphones. And as days go by, new technologies replace older ones and make the gaming experience more fun for us.
But there are certain games that should only be played using consoles. And luckily almost all of latest Android games such as Evoland 2, Horizon Chase World Tour, Riptide GP: Renegade, Modern Combat 5: Blackout support game-pads. If you have a PS4, congratulations! Connecting your Android Device to the PS4 Controller has only four steps.
Connect Your PS4 Controller to Your Android
- Long Press the PS and Share buttons on your PS4 controller. This will place your controller into pairing mode. Once the pairing is complete a white light will flash on the back of the controller.
- Unlock your Android device and navigate to Settings > Bluetooth. Turn on Bluetooth.
- Press Scan for a new device.
- Tap Wireless Controller to pair the PS4 controller with your device
Most of today’s Android games support Bluetooth Controllers. But here is the question you will be asking yourself after you are done playing games on your Android Device, “how do I connect back to my PS4?” First, connect your controller to your PS4 via the mini-USB cord and then press the PS Button.