Open the extracted folder and locate the executable file. You can make a shortcut to the file on your desktop
Start DS4 windows by clicking on the executable file.
DS4 windows will find your connected PS4 controller and may give a prompt to download additional software needed to make the PS4 controller work. This will only happen if you are doing this for the first time.
After additional software have been downloaded and installed, reboot your PC
Make sure your PC’s Bluetooth is active, then press the PS button on your PS4 controller to connect.
Start DS4 windows and it will immediately activate your PS4 controller for gaming. If properly connected, the PS4 controller light will show boldly.
To check that the controller is working perfectly you can click on TEST CONTROLLER on the DS4 windows interface.
It will take you to a webpage where you can test your controller.
Note that the DS4 windows software makes the Windows PC think that the PS4 controller is an Xbox 360 controller.
Using your PC format your USB flash drive to FAT file format or ensure it is in FAT 32 file format.
To ensure your USB flash drive is in the required format,for windows 10 PCs, insert the USB into your PC. Then navigate to the USB storage icon, right click and click PROPERTIES, there you should see the file system format on your USB flash drive.
If the USB flash drive is not on FAT 32, then you need to Format it. To do so right click on the USB storage icon then click FORMAT. Ensure the file system is set to FAT32, then click START to format the USB drive.
Next open the USB flash drive and create a new folder and give it a name. This is the folder you will store your media files.
To keep things in order create a folder called VIDEOS to store video files and create another folder called MUSIC to store music files.
On your PS4, download the app called MEDIA PLAYER and ensure it is installed on the console.
Insert the USB flash drive in your PS4 then start MEDIA PLAYER.
Media player will display your USB flash drive storage. Click on it and navigate to the folder called VIDEOS (you created earlier on your PC) then it will display the movie files available. Just click on any movie file to play.
Repeat a similar process to play music files.
The PS4 supports several media file format including;
This brief write up will show how you can safely open or disassemble your playstation 4 console if need be. Note that this process will void your warranty if still active. You are advised to forward your faulty PS4 to Sony or any authorised agent for repairs. You risk permanent damage to your console undertaking this yourself. The writer bears no responsibility for any damage caused as a result.
The PS4 usually ships, with one controller which you must
connect to the console for the first time with the USB cable supplied. Once
connected you can use it to control the console wirelessly, until you reset or
use it on another console. You can also connect a new second controller with
the usb cable, however it can also be connected wirelessly. Here is how;
Let’s say you just purchased 2 controllers for your console,
this is what you should do.
Switch on the console.
Connect one of the controllers to the console using your PS4
USB cable or a compatible one.
The controller will glow if USB cable is properly connected.
Press the PS button on the controller, then logon to an
account on your console.
Now go to, SETTING-DEVICES- BLUETOOTH DEVICES
You will see the already connected controller and the
account it is connected to.
Now, to connect the second controller wirelessly; press the, PS button and the share button simultaneously for about 5 seconds until the controller blinks.
The console detects the controller and it is shown on your TV screen under Bluetooth devices.
Use the first controller to select and register this second controller.
Immediately, the second controller is available for use with
Subsequently, you can connect more controllers using this