Introduction

Disabling DualShock 4's Blue LED

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  • Remove the 4 Philips screws on the back.

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Image 1/1: The left L2 and Right R2 triggers are shaky and sensitive. Remove bottom half of controller while monitoring the triggers and springs within.
  • 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.

  • They both have a tiny little spring that's VERY easy to lose. Be careful when removing bottom half of controller

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Image 1/1: Do this by simply pulling on it
  • .Within center of controller is LED/USB Connecter Assembly attached to a ribbon cable. Pull ribbon cable out.

  • Do this by simply pulling on it

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Image 1/2: To remove Blue LED, place the small thin piece of paper where the ribbon cable was pulled out from. Image 2/2: To remove Blue LED, place the small thin piece of paper where the ribbon cable was pulled out from.
  • There's many ways and means you can achieve this - I'd recommend a simple piece of paper with a handle

  • To remove Blue LED, place the small thin piece of paper where the ribbon cable was pulled out from.

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  • Counting from left to right place paper in front of last 2 pins to prevent motherboard from completing circuit

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Image 1/2: In my case, I ripped off the handle on my electron-blocker Image 2/2: 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.
  • It should end up looking like this

  • In my case, I ripped off the handle on my electron-blocker

  • 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.

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

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

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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*

*crrrrctch*...."roger dispatch, Ferguson en route"....*crrrrtch*

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

I really don't get which side you're on .. Given how pristine your spelling is I'd say mine though .. Welcome aboard !

Darie H -

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