Question about Sony Dual Shock 3 Controller for PlayStation 3
Every time i try to get my ps3 controller to turn on in wireless mopde it wont work. I always have to use the usb cable just for it to work. I think the problem is the wireless thing because also when i try to pair up the playstation3 official bluetooth device with it, the thing takes forever to scann and it still wont scann because it says there was an error with regitering the blurtooth headset.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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I just fixed mine. The controller itself needs to be reset. There is a reset button on the back of the controller, above the top right hand corner of the square with all on the information and barcode. Press it with a sharp tipped object while still connected to the PS3 via USB cable. Then press the PS button and you should be back on wirelessly.
Posted on Jul 09, 2008
hi, i had this problem also. u have to plug in the usb receiver (looks like a usb storage that you would use for pc) into the front of pc. make sure you have batteries in controller turn it on and press home. red light will flash on usb receiver until controller is paired with it. hope this helps
Posted on Jan 09, 2009
Posted on Feb 23, 2009
Sounds like the controller knows it belongs to the other PS3. It has already "paired" with one console, so that's why you're having a hard time trying to get it to pair with console #2, comprende?
Make sure console #1 is a "hard off", like switched in the back. Now flip your controller over & put a pencil or pen tip in the reset hole. ( Just to the right of the center screw hole.) NOW connect said controller with the USB to console #2. Hold the PS button for two seconds. All 4 lights will flash 5 times, then the 1 light should stay on, Boo-ya! You're PAIRED!
Posted on May 30, 2009
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Turn your ps3 on and plug in your controller with the usb cable provided with the ps3 and then press the ps button while it is plugged in and it will connect. Then unplug the controller and it should wirelessly connect.
Posted on Jun 20, 2009
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