Simple Ways: How to Turn off PS5 Controller to Preserve Battery Life

The PS5 DualSense controller offers haptic feedback, dynamic adaptive triggers, and a built-in microphone, among other things. It’s wireless and has long battery life. It can run for 12 to 15 hours on a single battery. However, if you’re taking a break from gaming, such as going for a walk or watching Netflix, shutting off the controller may help you save battery life. So, we’ll show you how to turn off the PS5 controller today.


How to turn off PS5 controller from Settings Menu of Console

You may instantly turn off the controller from the PS5’s control center. We’ve broken it down into three simple stages below.

Step 1: To access the control center on your TV, simply hit the PlayStation (PS) button on your console.

Step 2: Go to the Accessories menu and choose the X button on your DualSense controller.

Step 3: Locate the DualSense controller titled Wireless Controller and select it by pressing X. Then select Turn Off.

How to turn off PS5 controller without console

You can disable the DualSense controller without the console when playing games on a PC. Simply press and hold the PS Button on the controller for 10-15 seconds.

Setting the DualSense controller to turn off automatically when not in use

Although manually turning off the controller is not time-intensive, it is human nature to forget things. So your best bet is to set the controller to turn off automatically. Here’s how to accomplish it.

Step 1: Navigate to Settings and then System.

Step 2: Go to Power Saving and select Set Time Until Controllers Turn Off from the Power Saving menu. A window will display, from which you can select a time frame of 10, 30, or 60 minutes.

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