Have you ever encountered a situation where you needed to turn off your PS5
controller but didn't have access to your PS5 console? Well, you're not alone. Many
PS5 users often find themselves in a similar situation where their console is not
within reach, but they need to power off their controller to preserve battery life. In this blog post, we will be discussing some easy steps that you can follow to power off your PS5 controller without your PS5 console.
Method 1: Use the PS buttonThe first method to turn off your PS5 controller is by
using the PS button. Press and hold the PS button on your controller for about
ten seconds until the light bar on your controller blinks twice, indicating that it is now turned off. This method is simple and quick, and it only requires you to have
access to your controller and not your PS5 console.
Method 2: Use the DualSense Controller App
The DualSense Controller App is another method to power off your PS5 controller. First, you need to download the app on your mobile device. Once it's installed, connect your controller to your mobile device via Bluetooth or USB cable. Next, launch the app and select 'Disconnect' to turn off your controller. You can also use the app to customize your controller settings, including button assignments and vibration intensity.
Method 3: Use a USB-C Cable
Using a USB-C cable is the most reliable method to power off your PS5 controller while not near your console. Connect your PS5 controller to any charging dock or a wall adapter using a USB-C cable. The controller will charge, and once it's fully charged, it will turn off to preserve battery life. You can then unplug it from the cable, and you're good to go.
Method 4: Wait for the Automatic Shutoff
Your PS5 controller has an automatic shutoff feature that activates after no input is detected for a while. The default time for this automatic shutoff feature is set at 10 minutes, but you can change it to 30 or 60 minutes. To change the automatic shutoff time, go to the 'Settings' menu on your PS5 console, select 'System,' then 'Power Saving,' and finally 'Time Until Controllers Turn Off.' Select the preferred shutoff time.