Introduction

Disabling DualShock 4's Blue LED

  1. Remove the 4 Philips screws on the back of the controller.
    • Remove the 4 Philips screws on the back of the controller.

  2. A good place to start opening the bottom half of the controller from it's legs
    • A good place to start opening the bottom half of the controller from it's legs

    • The left L2 and Right R2 triggers are shaky and sensitive. Remove bottom half of controller while monitoring the triggers and springs within.

  3. Within the center of the controller is a LED/USB Connecter Assembly attached to a ribbon cable.
    • Within the center of the controller is a LED/USB Connecter Assembly attached to a ribbon cable.

    • Pull the ribbon cable out.

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  5. Place a thin piece of paper in front of the last 2 pins (counting from left to right). The paper will prevent the motherboard from completing the circuit that enables the blue LED.
    • Place a thin piece of paper in front of the last 2 pins (counting from left to right).

      • The paper will prevent the motherboard from completing the circuit that enables the blue LED.

  6. Make sure you don't twist the ribbon cable when inserting it - it's easy to lose sight of this when fiddling with the pins. Make sure you don't twist the ribbon cable when inserting it - it's easy to lose sight of this when fiddling with the pins.
    • Make sure you don't twist the ribbon cable when inserting it - it's easy to lose sight of this when fiddling with the pins.

    • Insert back ribbon cable with piece of thin paper already inserted.

    • Connect bottom half of DualShock 4 controller together. Rescrew 4 Phillips screws on back of controller.

Conclusion

All you have to do now - is embrace the darkness; don't forget to screw the thing back together though :)

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Darie H

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You are using the word "loose" incorrectly.

Loose is an adjective, the opposite of tight or contained.

Lose is a verb that means to suffer the loss of, to miss.

Matt Ferguson - Reply

*crrrrcth*...."we've got a 10-O-3 in progress, disturbing the English language, requesting grammar assistance"....*crrrrctch*

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Fuzy Munky -

Thanks - now I realised it too :))

Darie H - Reply

This $@$* &&^& my &&^&^$^ controller up and now I'm mad fickle this $@$*

Mario Avila - Reply

@ Fuzy Munky: It's a guide to fixing something. If the author can't grasp the basics of the English language than they have no business writing a guide.

alex4371 - Reply

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