Calibrate PS4 controller is the process of compensating for or adjusting the differences in measurements that are caused by the imperfections in controller. In this gaming guide, you will learn how to calibrate PS4 controller in this step-by-step guide.

When you connect a PS4 controller to your PS4 console for the first time, you might need to calibrate it. This process ensures that your controller is working properly with your console.

Also, if you have been using it for a while but any issue occurs then there’s no problem you can fix that as well. It is not so uncommon for PS4 controllers to become un-calibrated over time. If your PS4 controller has become un-calibrated, follow these steps to calibrate it.

Time required 10 minutes

To calibrate your PS4 controller follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Start your console

    Start your PS4 by pressing the “PlayStation” button on your controller to turn it on. Assuming that you have connected all the PS4 cords, correctly.

    Turn On PS4

  2. Connect your controller with console

    Connect your controller to your PS4 console using a USB cable.
    PS4 Controller With USB and Micro USB Cable Cord

  3. Then, Select Settings > Devices

    After turning on your PlayStation console and connecting the controller with the PS4 controller USB cable. Open console settings > then select Devices.

    PS4 Device Settings

  4. Enter Controllers settings

    After entering into the Devices menu and select “Controllers” in from the settings. To see the calibrate options.

    PS4 Controller Settings

  5. Select Calibrate control sticks in the calibrate PS4 controller menu

    Now, select the Calibrate Control Sticks to enter into the menu.

    Calibrate PS4 Controller Menu

  6. Follow the on-screen instructions to calibrate your controller.

    Then, follow the on-screen instructions to calibrate your PS4 controller as you want.

    Calibrate menu screen in PS4 controller option

  7. Press PlayStation button to go to back home

    Once you have finished calibrating your PS4 controller, press the PS button to return to the home screen.

    Turn On PS4

  8. Test the controller changes

    After you’re done calibrating your controller, you’ll be able to use it with your PS4 console.

    ps4 controller with console