How to Connect PS4 & Xbox One Controller to iPhone on iOS 13, iPadOS and tvOS

Vineet Maheshwari

Apple has tried to bring an enormous change for Apple users who love to play games. Apple has made availability in iOS 13, iPadOS, and tvOS to pair and use with PS4 and Xbox One controller and users can play games on Apple devices. Now, users are allowed to connect PS4 and Xbox One controller with iPhone, iPad and Apple TV with the updates in their respective OS.

In the March this year, Apple announced its own game subscription service called Apple Arcade. And now with latest OS updates for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV, the game lover can connect their PS4 controller and Xbox controller with multiple Apple devices. So Apple is making its devices with latest updates equipped for an amazing gameplay experience when its own game subscription service rolls out.

So, now by pairing your Xbox One and PS4 controller you can take better aim at your enemy while playing PUBG or Fortnite and overtake your competitors in an adrenaline-boosting racing game. This new offering by Apple with lined up OS updates for Apple devices is a blessing for Game lovers.

How to Connect PS4 and Xbox One Controller to iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV

Here, we shall tell you can you connect game controller on Apple devices with iOS 13, iPadOS, and tvOS.

How to Pair and Use PS4 Controller with iOS 13, iPadOS, and tvOS 13

Step 1 – Firstly, you have to press and hold down PS and Share buttons on your PS4 controller. Let go of buttons once you see light flashing on the controller.

Step 2 – Now, open Bluetooth settings on your iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV and find the device named DualShock 4

Step 3 – Now connect your Apple device by pairing with Bluetooth.

Once you are done, you are geared up to play hardcore games on your device.

How to Connect and Use Xbox One Controller with iOS 13, iPadOS, and tvOS 13

Step 1 – Turn on your Xbox Controller by pressing the Xbox button.

Step 2 – Press and hold down the Connect button for 3-4 seconds.

Step 3 – Navigate to your Apple device i.e. iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV and find the controller’s name as Xbox Wireless Control

Step 4 – Now tap on its name to pair and use its play games on your Apple Gadgets.

iOS 13 – How to Play iOS Games With PS4 or Xbox Controller!

Final Words:

Once your respective controller is connected you shall be able to play games on your respective Apple devices. Gamers all across the world are already going gaga over this new add-on by Apple. As while playing games, you can have better control in your hands with this controller from PS4 and Xbox One. For compatibility, games which were compatible with MFi controller will support these new controllers as well.

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Vineet Maheshwari is a passionate blogger and relationship oriented digital marketing consultant with over 10 years of experience in SEO, PPC management, web analytics, domain investing, affiliate marketing and digital strategy. He has helped high tech brands connect with customers in an engaging manner, thereby ensuring that high quality leads are generated over time.
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