How to Wirelessly Connect PlayStation 4 Controllers to Console .

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.


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 the console.

Subsequently, you can connect more controllers using this method.

How to Update PS4 System Software to latest version from USB Flash Drive.

Update PS4 from USB flash

To update PS4 system software to latest version via USB flash drive,go to Google search, and type; “PlayStation software update”.

On the search results, click on any PS4 system software update link that emanates from In this case, search result 1 will suffice.

PS4 system software search

On the webpage, locate the latest PS4 system software update link, and download.

Locate the downloaded file, and rename to; PS4UPDATE.PUP, if necessary.

Insert USB flash drive into your laptop or desktop.

Open the flash drive and in it, create a folder named; PS4.

Next open this newly created PS4 folder, and inside it create another folder named; UPDATE.

Locate the downloaded PS4UPDATE.PUP file and place it inside the newly created UPDATE folder.

Now inside the flash drive we have the PS4 folder, inside the PS4 folder we have the, UPDATE folder and inside the update folder we have the PS4UPDATE.PUP file.

This is how the update file should be set up inside the flash drive for the console to recognize it.

Now insert the flash drive into your PS4 console and switch it on.

Log into your account.

Go to settings, then, system software update.

Your console automatically detects update software including the version it will be updating to, on USB flash drive,

 click NEXT

 then Click UPDATE and the wait for your console’s system software to update,

your console will restart during the update process.

After update is complete, you can confirm by going to SETTINGS, SYSTEM, SYSTEM INFROMATION. There you will see the new version it has updated to.

To watch video of the process, Click this link to video on my YouTube channel.