Switch controller not connecting. because without a connection between the controller and the console, you cannot play games on the Play Station. There are many reasons for the switch controller not working with the console or play station.
Before you go to some experts and ask for help, please read this article because I have been using a console to play games for two years. I know the different causes that stop the switch controller from connecting with the play station.
Here are a few reasons why the switch controller won’t connect to the console.
- The airplane mood is on.
- Battery is low
- The controller is cracked or damaged
- The switch controller needs a software update
- The device is not turned on
- Not synchronize up
These are some of the causes responsible for the connection problems, and these can be fixed without taking the services of the experts, so keep reading to get information.
Switch controller not connecting
When you see the switch not connecting first thing to do is restart the controller. It is the best option to try if any electrical device is malfunctioning.
Most of the time, troubleshooting is done by restarting the device. So press the power button and turn off the switch controller. If you are trying to connect it with a computer, restart the computer also.
After restarting both devices, if it is connected, then congratulation, but if still not connected, check the following points.
The device is not turned on
If your switch controller is not connecting with the console, you first need to check whether it is properly turned on.
Sometimes there is no issue with the switch controller, and you forget to press the power button and try to connect it. Switch it on properly and enjoy playing the games if it is not turned on.
The airplane mode is on
If you check that the switch controller is turned on properly, the next step to see is whether airplane mode is on or not.
If the airplane mode or flight mode is on, then the switch controller will not connect, so switch off the airplane mode to connect the switch controller.
Battery is low
If airplane mode is off and still there is an issue of connection, check the battery because there are chances that the device battery is very low or low.
Some electrical devices do not connect when the battery percentage turns low.
The controller is cracked or damaged
If the switch controller does not connect with the console, check the cracks on it. It may be damaged due to fallen on the floor, and you don’t have this information.
If no other issue is found, open the screws on the switch controller from the back side and check it from the inner side. If you see any loose wire, tighten it up, but if it is damaged a lot, you might need to replace the switch controller.
The switch controller needs a software update
Some devices automatically download the software updates; there are also chances that your device is demanding a software update, which could be a reason for the controller not connecting. So, update the software of your switch controller.
You can update the software by going into the settings option and then into a software update. If there is the option of software updater of your device, update the software so you can easily connect the switch h controller with the latest updated software.
Not synchronize up
Another thing to check is that your controller may not be synchronized with the switch so try to connect them again.
Consult with experts
If you have tried all these points mentioned in this article and still the issue is there, and you cannot connect the switch controller, contact certified experts to fix the issue.
The final word
The final words of this article are that if you are unable to connect the switch controller with the console to play the games, then check all these points described in the article. I am sure you can fix the problem yourself after reading this article.
If you still can not find the solution, then the last option is to take the services of skillful experts to repair the switch controller.