How to Check the DS4 Controller’s Battery Life on PS4

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The PS4’s Dual Shock 4 controller takes about 2 hours to charge completely and on an average it lasts for around 6 hours while gaming. This is much less than the previous generation Dual Shock 3 controller, which on an average could last for more than 20 hours on a single charge.

One thing that most new PS4 owners are having trouble to locate is the Dual Shock 4 controllers battery life indicators. Now if you need to check the battery life of your PS4’s Dual Shock 4 controller, here’s how you can view it.

How to Check the DS4 Controller’s Battery Life on PS4

  • Step 1: Press and hold the PS button on your DS4 controller for about 8 seconds.
  • Step 2: There you go, you can check the battery life of the DS4 controller at the bottom of the Quick menu.

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Alternatively, you can even quick press the PS button while playing a game to switch back to the XMB menu and a notification should appear at the top left showing the DS4 controller’s battery life.

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  • ScrappyLee

    Thanks for the info, PS4 controller battery life is a huge disappointment, less that a third of the PS3 batter life.