PS4 Or Xbox Controller


Sony Playstation and Xbox are at loggerheads for a decade now. Each is bringing in newer technologies and consoles to lure in more gamers. Be it a PS4 or Xbox controller, both give each other a tough fight in the gaming market. The security of Sony products is much better than Xbox ones. On the other hand, Xbox provides optimum customer support in Asian and European cities, which Sony has consistently failed to do.

How To Connect A PS4 Or Xbox Controller To Your iPhone Or iPad
How To Connect A PS4 Or Xbox Controller To Your iPhone Or iPad

With the newly released iOS 13 and iPad 13, you can now use your PS4 or Xbox controllers. Just connect them to your device with a few easy steps. Plug and Play system is not applicable for this device, but wireless detection and Bluetooth are there.

Apple’s decision to enable controllers for their devices is phenomenal. It comes at a time when people have started questioning Apple’s contributions to the innovation of their devices. The Apple Launches are always about the lack of approach in the last three versions of the iPhones, post-iPhone X.

iPads, on the other hand, amassed appreciation for their sleek designs and compatibility. Enabling The PS4 or Xbox controllers’ compatibility is an icing to the cake. The devices will now display it’s exposure to the hyper-level gaming field too. Earlier gamers were reluctant to buy iOS devices for their incapacity in-game support, but now things are finally changing. Apple makes it possible for players to explore its features. The controllers need to an additional app for operation.

Connecting PS4 Or Xbox Controller To Your iPhone Or iPad

In the setting app, you can use the Bluetooth section and connect a controller to the iPad or iPhone. On your iPad or iPhone, open settings application and then tap on the option of Bluetooth given there.  Press and hold the Share button and PS together if you re using a PS4 Dualshock 4 controller. Until the light at the back of the controller starts blinking rapidly and turns white, hold the buttons together. Do these steps when the controller is on the pairing mode.

How To Connect A PS4 Or Xbox Controller To Your iPhone Or iPad
How To Connect A PS4 Or Xbox Controller To Your iPhone Or iPad

Finally, in the other devises section, the Xbox controller or PS4 will show up. Thus, by tapping on it, your controller will be, connected and paired on the iPad or iPhone. Hence, in this way, you can easily connect your iPad or iPhone with PS4 or Xbox controller.

You can also unpair or disconnect the controller from Control Center. Thus, by using the new expandable Bluetooth menu, you can quickly disconnect the controller. From the top-right, corner of the screen on your iPad or iPhone swipe down to open the control center. With a home button on the iPhone from the bottom of the screen, swipe up. Now, on the Toggles panel press and hold it. To expand the menu, tap and hold the Bluetooth button. Tap to disconnect once you have to find the paired controller. Hence, you can also connect it by going back to the same menu.

Thus, you can go on the “Settings” app and select the Bluetooth option to unpair a controller. Hopefully, this article may help you in knowing how to connect a Xbox controller or PS4 to your iPad or iPhone.

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