Surprisingly, Apple is taking the gaming industry seriously this year. The tech giant has announced that it will launch Apple Arcade, a video game subscription service, later this year. And in the same breath, Apple is supporting various game controllers to make the iPhone gaming experience much better.
What’s great is that Apple has already brought support for the PS4 controller in the beta channel of iOS 13. Therefore in this article we will learn how to seamlessly connect the PS4 controller to the iPhone without alternative. That said, let’s start with the guide.
Connect PS4 controller to the iPhone
Here we will learn how to connect a PS4 controller to an iPhone in just four simple 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. Having said that, let’s start with the steps.
1. Just 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 activate 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 the blue light.
3. Now return 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 light on the PS4 controller will turn pink.
4. That’s it. You can now enjoy games on your iPhone that support game controllers such as GTA, Fortnite, etc.
Connect your PS4 controller and enjoy iPhone gaming like never before
So that’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 hacky stuff to connect the controller. We are thrilled for Apple Arcade, which will arrive later this year.
It will surely improve the gaming experience on iPhones with new features and support for controllers. So it’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.