The PlayStation 5 DualSense controller is compatible with Android: so you can connect it and use it with your mobile.
If you have already bought your Playstation 5 or are you thinking of doing it, and you also use an Android mobile, that you know that you can get much more out of new DualSense remote than you imagined at first.
Why the PS5 controller is fully compatible with Android, and can be used to play some of the best mobile games available today. For this, you only need connect the remote to your phone following the steps that we will explain to you in this guide.
1. Activate Bluetooth on your Android mobile
For connect the DualSense remote to our Android mobile we will resort to connectivity Bluetooth.
Sony’s new remote features Bluetooth 5.1, but that does not mean that your mobile should include this technology: virtually any version of Bluetooth is supported.
Therefore, in the first place Go to the connections section of your mobile’s Settings, and activate Bluetooth to prepare the device before proceeding with the pairing process.
2. Put the controller in pairing mode
With Bluetooth already activated on the mobile, it is time to proceed to connection with the remote. To do this, you must put the DualSense into pairing mode.
How to do it? Very easy: press and hold the PlayStation and “Share” buttons simultaneously until the remote control light starts to blink blue.
3. Connect the PS5 controller to the mobile
Now, you just have to go back to the mobile and, in the Bluetooth menu, search for available devices while the controller light is flashing.
Once inside, wait for the DualSense controller to appear in the list of available Bluetooth devices and tap it to establish the connection.
If everything has gone well, the remote will have been connected and its light will stop flashing to stay solid blue. Now you can use the PS5 controller on your Android mobile to play.
It is worth mentioning that, while It is also possible to connect the PS5 DualSense controller to an Android mobile via USB, this connection method can cause some stability problems. We therefore recommend connecting via Bluetooth wirelessly.