it plays pretty good. Causes why your PS4 controller wonât sync or connect. Repair and support for the controllers that shipped with the PS3. but with one problem. It is located in the bottom of a small, circular hole at the center of the controller, next to a larger screwhole. DualShock 4 pairing and connecting issues PS4. hey guys. Another minor thing is let the PS3 see when someone is online on the PS4 and Vita. You'll need a thin, long stick to reach it if some of you don't know. This wikiHow teaches you how to fix a PS3 controller. did they forgot to put that feature in the controller when using the ps3â¦ Rumble, SixAxis, and Home button do not work until Sony updates the PS3's firmware. Released in November 2007 (Japan only) and 2008 (other countries), the six-axis lithium battery powered controller (CECHZC2) is straightforward to repair. when i press the home button on the ps4. controller. When I press the HOME button to start the PS3 it does nothing, PS3 doesn't start and no lights flash on the controller. you can plug in a ps4 controller to the ps3 console using the usb. There is a fairly easy fix to this problem, but it will require disassembling your controller. After resetting the controller, re-pair the controller with the PS3 by connecting the USB cable to the controller and the system and pressing the PS button. it doesn't take me to the menu like the ps3. Controller appears as connected, but none of the buttons work; To fix this, turn the controller around and press the reset button in the back. Use a small, unfolded paperclip or something similar to click the button (the button is inside a tiny hole). This issue is notorious with laptop keyboards because they have the same flex keys on the Ps4 controller. like, what the hell? The PS3 reads the PS4's controller as a generic 3rd party controller. Other problems you may encounter are dislodged analogue sticks, and water damage. I have some background in fixing electronics, my warranty has expired anyway. One of the most common problems with PS3 controllers is random button pushes. See PS3: Pair and Assign Controllers for more details. There are a few reasons that can be blamed for the PS4 controller syncing issue.. Bluetooth signal interference. DualShock 3. This works for both L1 and R1. A video of me demonstrating how to fix pop off and fix this issue. Your PS4 controller wonât sync with your console and youâre trying to work out why it wonât connect. Now thatâs possible using good olâ Bluetooth, to the extent that tapping the DualShock 4âs PlayStation button will even wake up the PS3 properly. How To Fix Your PS4 Controller Syncing Issues. Upon doing this, turn on your PS4 and give the controller a try. My controller had this issues, kept pressing the PS button so this turns the controller on and off randomly.