How To Use PS4 Controller To Power On TV

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How To Use PS4 Controller To Power On TV
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Like the feature that gives you a chance to diminish the light on your PS4’s DualShock controller, your Playstation 4 is loaded up with useful traps that you may not think about, particularly when all you need to do is get and play. One of these useful tricks is the ability to power on or turn your TV on using the PS4 controller.

This feature will just work if your TV and console are connected using HDMI. Furthermore, your TV should have CEC-support, which most more current TVs have. To confirm if your TV has this capability, look at this article from HDMI-CEC Standard.

On the off chance that you’ve at any point seen your Chromecast or Fire TV turning your TV on, at that point your PS4 controller will be no exemption.

Turn On HDMI Device Link on Your PS4

From your PS4’s dashboard, navigate to Settings >>>>>System, at that point check the setting for “turn on HDMI Device Link“. or follow below steps:

  • From the home screen of your PS4
  • Navigate to “Settings” And Click on it Open Settings Menu
How To Use PS4 Controller To Power On TV
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  • Scroll down to “System” And click on it to Open System Menu
How To Use PS4 Controller To Power On TV
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  • Scroll down to “Enable HDMI Device Link” by tick the small box, then you are done.

 

How To Use PS4 Controller To Power On TV: Enable HDMI Device Link
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How HDMI Device Link Functions

Presently, with your TV off, press and hold the PS4 button on the controller. You will hear your console turn on, trailed by your TV turning on not long after. It’ll additionally change to the HDMI input that your PS4 in connected to.

How To Use PS4 Controller To Power On TV
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When you switch off your console, your TV may likewise switch off too. For me, turning off the PS4 switched the input source back to HDMI 1, yet I can’t win them all.

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