How to Update PS5 Controller: Fix Not Working, Reset DualSense

Did you receive the Device software update recently, Want to update PS5 Controller but don’t know how? or is the latest Update not working as expected? if so this post is for you.

How to Update PS5 Controller

Every PlayStation 5 comes with a controller, using which you can enjoy your favorite games on PS5.

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Time on Time Sony sent updates to improve user experience and fix issues that exist in the previous version.

The PS5 controller has it is on-device software which needs an update.

If you are wondering how can you update PS5 gaming controller, this post is for you.

How to check for PS5 controller update?

When a new update is available you will see a text something like this on your TV/Monitor screen:

“A new version of the wireless controller device software is available.”

Once you see this wireless controller device software update, you have the option to update your Gaming control right away.

Alternatively, you can choose the option to notify after some time.

But just in case there is a new update but dismiss it, you can wait 24 hours to get that notification again.

Once notification appears follow the steps below to update your PlayStation 5 controller.

Step-by-Step process to update PlayStation 5 Controller:

If you are ready to Update your PS5 controller firmware to the latest version, here is what you need to do:

  1. First, make user that your controller is connected to PS5 with charging cable.
  2. Choose ‘Update now’ button. The update will start.
  3. Do not turn off your PS5 or disconnect controller during update. It could lead to some unwanted errors.
  4. Once the update is complete, Unplug the Controller.

Congrats your PS5 Controller update is complete you can now continue playing games.

PS5 Controller Update not working? – Reset DualSense Controller

PS5 Controller Update is straightforward.

If there is a new update, you will receive a notification, when you do plug in your Controller and start updating it.

In most cases, updates make your experience better.

But in case the update is not working, you can follow these troubleshooting steps:

  1. First Turn off your PlayStation 5 console.
  2. Get your Controller and locate the small reset button on back of it.
  3. This button is located inside a hole in the back, you can use small tool to push the button.
  4. Hold the button for at least 3-5 seconds.
  5. Connect this to your PS5 Console with USB cable and press PS button.
  6. Now from Home navigate to Settings > Accessories > Controllers > Wireless Controller Device Software.

You will see the option to update your DualSense wireless controller device software.

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