Windows 10: PS4 controller not being recognised by applications

Discus and support PS4 controller not being recognised by applications in Windows 10 Software and Apps to solve the problem; HiI have been using my ps4 controllers until recently, when they suddenly stopped working with applications. They successfully connect to my laptops... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Software and Apps' started by TimMalczewski, May 14, 2022.

  1. PS4 controller not being recognised by applications


    HiI have been using my ps4 controllers until recently, when they suddenly stopped working with applications. They successfully connect to my laptops Bluetooth, but they are not recognised or treated like a controller in any of the apps. Steam says "no controller connected" and DS4Windows says "no controllers connected." This is odd, the controllers successfully connect, but do literally nothing except infuriate me. I have checked for updates, updated the drivers, hard restarted, reset the controllers, all 3 of them, and now i cant play any of my racing games i have installed on my laptop.

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    TimMalczewski, May 14, 2022
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  2. AlexHude Win User

    My PS4 wired controller is recognised as an audio device

    I am currently in another country for a couple of months and left my PS4 controller at home. I bought a new one that includes a wire but I started having issues with it.

    When I went to Settings > Devices >
    Bluetooth
    and other devices, it said that the PS4 controller was recognised as audio.

    After doing some research, I was told to go to Control Panel >
    Hardware and Sound > Devices and Printers, double-click on the PS4 controller, go to
    Hardware, click on the Function with the Sound icon, click
    Properties
    , go to Drive and click Disable Device, and finally plug and replug the device. Unfortunately, the option for Disable Device was restricted.

    Could someone help me solve this problem?
     
    AlexHude, May 14, 2022
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  3. ps4 controler

    can i connect my ps4 controler to laptop win 10
     
    danielfraser1, May 14, 2022
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  4. BossDweeb Win User

    PS4 controller not being recognised by applications

    BossDweeb, May 14, 2022
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