but with one problem. Turn off your PS3 and disconnect the controller. Another advanced feature of the PlayStation 3 is the wireless controllers. you need controllers.ps3.enabled=0 to make your pad work on usb. ". If you really can’t stand to see another ad again, then please consider supporting our work with a contribution to wikiHow. When you're done playing, turn off the DualShock by holding down the PS button on the center of the controller. Wired or wireless? when ever i press start it don't work and my ps3 controller works fine. I pressed the PS button, expecting the controller to turn on along with the system. The PS3 reads the PS4's controller as a generic 3rd party controller. When it is finished, unplug the USB cable from the controller, press the PS button, and the controller will be synced. There should be tiny little button the size of a pen tip. Nothing happened. Hopefully you have the receipt and the store you bought it from has a return policy. For PlayStation 3 on the PlayStation 3, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "PS3 Power button not working. Setting up a clean 4.5 image, can't see to get Reicast to configure controllers at all. Do not pull on the wires. Any suggestions? 3. Then, just connect it via USB and give the PS button a press. well i brought a ps3 3 months ago for my 15th birthday. CCM is a leading international tech website. Open it as described and clean it with some alcohol. Afterwards, unplug the PS3 to simulate a power outage, then plug it back in and allow the system to preform its restore operation. You will now see the Safe Mode menu. Connect the controller to your PlayStation 3 using the USB cable. Except for PS button, which I presume is needed to close the app and get to the XMB menu. He studied graphic design at Pikes Peak Community College. Upon launching God of War Ascension, the controller fails to function wirelessly. See the steam vr setup page for instructions on button remapping. hey guys. My problem: When i plug my PS3 controller into my ps3, it charges! You can also review your targeting options. PS3 controller not working, home button problem I think...help plz lol This topic is locked from further discussion. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. No lights either. I dunno what is wrong. ... Click on Next button to run the troubleshooter. you shouldn't replug after. :down: This wikiHow teaches you how to fix a PS3 controller. I have taken the unit apart, placed tape between the ribbon as advised elsewhere, but still these buttons simply don't work. ". He studied graphic design at Pikes Peak Community College. The first is remapping the "application_menu" button to a different controller button in the off chance that that button isn't behaving correctly. Turn on the PS3, connect the controller to the PS3, hold the PS button on the controller, then restart your PS3. Hold the "PS" and "Share" buttons on the controller, and when the lights on the controller start flashing, plug the cable back into it. Sports Champion, the Fight Lights Out, Zumba, TV Superstars, EyePet - everything was working fine. Hello all, I am having trouble with my PS3 controller, all X O Triangle and Square buttons are not working. {"smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/b\/bb\/Fix-a-PS3-Controller-Step-1.jpg\/v4-460px-Fix-a-PS3-Controller-Step-1.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/b\/bb\/Fix-a-PS3-Controller-Step-1.jpg\/aid9891667-v4-728px-Fix-a-PS3-Controller-Step-1.jpg","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":345,"bigWidth":728,"bigHeight":546,"licensing":"

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