How to Fix PS4 Controller Not Charging Issue

Although PS4 is one of the best consoles out there, it still has some problems. Playing your favorite game on your PlayStation 4? What if your PS4 controller gets disconnected suddenly? What if your PS4 controller not charging?

It can be really annoying when your PS4 controller won’t charge. This problem is caused due to the PS4 controller not charging properly. It is a common issue reported by the users. Probably you will jump to conclusions and decide that your controller is dead. Wait, before you do that, there are a few solutions to solve this problem.

Fix PS4 Controller Not Charging Issue

How to Fix PlayStation 4 Controller Not Charging Issue

Fix #1: Buy a PS4 charging station

If your PS4 controller is not charging or seems dead, it can be due to the USB. Your USB cable might not be working properly. It can be that the USB is damaged or something like that. If this is the case, you should buy a PS4 Charging Station. All you have to do is charge using the ports at the end of the controller. You won’t need any USB cable when doing so. You can buy a PS4 charging station for a price of $15 – 20.

Fix #2: Resetting the PS4 controller

Resetting your controller can solve the problem sometimes. You can quickly reset the PS4 controller from its back. There is a small dent place near the right screen of the device. Take a pin and press in the dent down for a few seconds. This should reset the controller. After this, try to plug in the charger to see if it works or not.

Fix #3: Replacing Batteries

Sometimes batteries may lose their charge after a long time use. Change the batteries of your PS4 controller with rechargeable batteries. Try this method and check if the controller is charging again normally or not.

Fix #4: Switching the charging ports

It is also noted in many cases that the charging port is damaged and so the PS4 controller is not charging. It may happen due to the continuous charging. In such cases, try switching the port and see if the controller is charging or not.

Fix #5: Check the charging cable

You should also check the charging cable. It may be damaged too. You should try to connect the cable to some other device and check if it is working or not. If your friends own a PS4 console, borrow a USB charging cable from them to charge your controller and see the exact fault.

Fix #6: PS4 Controller cool down

If your PS4 controller is hot then leave it for some time at any cooler place. I have read many articles recommending to keep your controller in the freezer for 10-15 minutes. We won’t recommend that type of trick as it may damage the controller. Still, if you want to do, you can do it at your own risk.

Now before buying a new PS4 controller, check above solutions. If any of these works you can return to enjoy your game. Happy Gaming!

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