How do you revive a dead PS3 controller?

You can also press the reset button on the back of the controller with a paperclip (hold for 10 seconds or so), plug in, then press the PS button. This may allow you to charge your controller.

How long does it take for a dead PS3 controller to turn on?

From my experience it can take about 15 to 20 minutes, from completely dead to fully charge but as Lunar Chaos had said it can also depend on how long you have used the controller.

How do I wake up my PS3 controller?

Push the PlayStation button in the middle of the controller to turn it on. Wait for the lights on the controller to stop flashing. Once the lights have stopped flashing, unplug the mini USB cable from the controller. Your PS3 controller is now ready to use.

How do you fix a PS3 controller that wont turn on?

Reset Your PS3 Controller

  1. Turn off your PS3 console.
  2. Plug the controller into the USB port on the console.
  3. Turn on your PS3.
  4. Look for a small hole on the back on the controller near the L2 shoulder button.
  5. Press the PS button on the controller to re-pair it with the PS3.

Why does my PlayStation controller not charge?

If your PS4 controller won’t charge, you can try swapping out the charging cable or checking the charging port. You can also try resetting and re-pairing your controller, or performing a power cycling on the PS4. The issue may also be with the charging port or the charging cable.

How do I know if my PlayStation controller is charging?

The system must be turned on or in rest mode. The charge level of the battery appears on-screen when you press and hold the PS button. While the system is in rest mode, the light bar slowly blinks orange. When charging is complete, the light bar turns off.

How do I know if my Playstation controller is charging?

Do PS3 controllers charge when the system is off?

Controllers can only charge while the PS3 is powered up. Turn it off (standby mode), and the USB ports go dead.

Why is my PlayStation 3 controller not working?

If your PS3 controller isn’t working properly, you can perform a few basic troubleshooting steps. Use the controller with the PS3 USB cable to make sure that the controller hasn’t fully malfunctioned. Charge the PS3 controller if the LED lights on the remote are not responding.

Why is my PS3 controller blinking red lights?

Overheating is a serious problem that can be caused because of using the console for a long duration at a stretch, which is also known to be one of the probable causes of red blinking light. If any of these or some other serious problem has occurred, your PS3 will beep three times and then the red LED will start blinking.

What is a PS3 charging cable?

The PS3 charging cable is a bog-standard USB cable. As long as you have the right mini-USB connector on the end, you should be fine. If you want to replace your cable, I have seen extra-long USB cables made specifically for charging PS3 controllers. They are long enough that you should be able to play with the controller plugged in if necessary.

What is a PlayStation 3 controller?

The Logitech Cordless Precision Controller is the wireless controller for PlayStation 3. The controller has similar function with Sixaxis and DualShock 3 wireless controller except it has 2.4 GHz USB wireless technology that gives the user 30 feet (10 m) of room to play.