- If your PS4 controller won’t charge, you can try swapping out the charging cable or checking the charging port.
- You can also try resetting and re-pairing your controller, or performing a power cycling on the PS4.
- The issue may also be with the charging port or the charging cable.
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There are many reasons why your PS4 controller may not be charging. And those reasons can range from the minor, like cable issues or dust, to more major problems, which might mean you need to buy a brand new controller.
Before you go out and replace a finicky PS4 controller, it’s always a good idea to first do some troubleshooting to see if you can get your device to charge again — which could be easier than you think.
Here are five troubleshooting tips to get you back to gaming sooner.