IF you’re having trouble with your PS4 DualShock controller you might need to reset it.
Resetting can solve general malfunction issues and only involves a few steps.
How to reset PS4 DualShock controller
First, you’ll need to turn off your PlayStation 4.
Then, turn your DualShock controller over and look for the reset button.
It’s a small hole to the left of a screw that’s near the L2 button.
You’ll need to press down on the button inside the small hole.
To reach it, get an unfolded paper clip, a earring back or something thin and strong enough to fit down there.
Press the button down for 10 seconds before releasing it.
Your controller should now be reset.
You can connect it to your PS4 by using with a USB cable.
Turn your console back on and click the controller’s PS button to login.
If you’re still having problems, the PlayStation website has a whole section about troubleshooting DualShock controllers.