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Introduction

Disabling DualShock 4's Blue LED

  1. Remove the four Phillips #00 screws from the back of the controller.
    • Remove the four Phillips #00 screws from the back of the controller.

  2. Remove the bottom half of the controller while monitoring the triggers and springs within.
    • Remove the bottom half of the controller while monitoring the triggers and springs within.

  3. Pull the ribbon cable out of the LED/USB connecter assembly in the center of the controller.
    • Pull the ribbon cable out of the LED/USB connecter assembly in the center of the controller.

  4. 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.

  5. Don't twist the ribbon cable when inserting it. Don't twist the ribbon cable when inserting it.
    • Don't twist the ribbon cable when inserting it.

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

    • Connect the bottom half of the DualShock 4 controller together.

    • Rescrew 4 Phillips screws on the back of the 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

Member since: 11/20/2012

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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

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