How to connect a PS4 controller to an iPhone

Surprisingly, Apple is taking the gaming industry seriously this year. The tech giant has announced that it will launch Apple Arcade, a subscription service for video games later this year. And in the same breath, Apple is supporting various game controllers to make iPhone gaming experience much better. The great thing is that Apple has already brought support for the PS4 controller in the beta channel of iOS 13. Therefore, in this article, we are going to learn how to seamlessly connect the PS4 controller to the iPhone without replacement. With that said, let’s start with the guide.

How to connect a PS4 controller to an iPhone

Connect the PS4 controller to the iPhone

Here, we are going to learn how to connect PS4 controller to iPhone in just four easy steps. However, there are a few things to note. Your iPhone must be on iOS 13 beta and you should have a Playstation Dualshock 4 controller. At this point, no other PS4 controller is supported, keep that in mind. With that said, let’s start with the steps.

1. Simply open your iPhone settings and go to Bluetooth. Now, activate the bluetooth toggle and wait a moment.

2. Now take the Playstation Dualshock 4 controller and turn on its bluetooth in pairing mode. To do this, press and hold the PS button and the share button for 3 to 4 seconds. It will start to flash blue light.

How to connect a PS4 controller to an iPhone

3. Now go back to your iPhone and you will find “DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller” under the Bluetooth Settings page. Tap on it and voila, your PS4 controller will be connected to your iPhone. Finally, the PS4 controller light will turn pink.

How to connect a PS4 controller to an iPhone

4. This is it. Now you can enjoy games on your iPhone that support game controllers like GTA, Fortnite, etc.

Connect your PS4 controller and enjoy iPhone gaming like never before

So here’s our nifty guide on how to connect a PS4 controller to an iPhone. As you can see, the process is quite simple and you don’t have to do any hacky stuff to connect the controller. We’re thrilled for Apple Arcade, which will arrive later this year. It will surely improve the gaming experience on iPhones with new features and controller support. So that’s all on our side, but what about you? Are you excited about what Apple is going to do with the video game industry? Let us know in the comment section below.