The first time you use a controller, you"ll need to pair it with your PS4™ system. Up to four controllers can be used at the same time. When you press the PS button, the light bar will glow in a uniquely assigned color. The color that is assigned depends on the order in which each user presses the PS button. The first controller to connect is blue, the second is red, the third is green, and the fourth is pink.

Pairing a device

The first time you use a controller or when you want to use the controller on another PS4™ system, you"ll need to pair it with the system. Connect the controller to your system with a USB cable while the system is on.

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The controller battery charges when you connect the controller to your PS4™ system with a USB cable. The system must be turned on or in rest mode. The charge level of the battery appears on-screen when you press and hold the PS button.While the system is in rest mode, the light bar slowly blinks orange. When charging is complete, the light bar turns off.

It takes approximately 2 hours to charge the controller when the battery has no remaining charge. Charge the controller when the temperature is between 10 °C and 30 °C (50 °F and 86 °F). You might not be able to efficiently charge the controller at other temperatures. You"ll need to completely charge the controller at least once a year to keep it functioning properly. Battery life varies depending on how you use the controller and the environment in which the controller is used and stored. To charge while the system is in rest mode, select an option other than in (Settings) > > > .

Basic button operations

PS button PS button (double-press) PS button (long press) Directional buttons/Left stick
button SHARE button OPTIONS button
Turn on your PS4™ system (when the PS4™ system is either off or in rest mode).Display the home screen (when the PS4™ system is turned on).
Switch between applications in use.
Display the quick menu, with currently available commands and settings.
Select an item.
Confirm the selected item.
Cancel a command.
Display the menu for the Share feature.For details, see "About sharing".
Display the options menu with currently available commands.

Basic touch pad gestures

You can use the touch pad and the touch pad button for various system functions. Available functions depend on the content in use.

Tap Double tap Drag Flick Touch and hold Pinch in and pinch out Click Double-click
Briefly touch the touch pad.
Tap twice in rapid succession.
Drag your finger while touching the touch pad, and then lift your finger.
Touch the touch pad, and then sharply and quickly move your finger off the touch pad.
Touch and do not lift your finger.
Place two fingers on the touch pad and move them closer together or further apart.
Press the touch pad button.
Press the touch pad button twice in rapid succession.

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Changing settings

To change speaker volume and other controller settings, select (Settings) from the function screen, and then select > .

Depending on the game or application, you might hear audio sound effects from the controller"s speaker. You can also adjust the speaker volume and related settings by selecting on the quick menu.