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How to Change PS4 Controller Colors

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If you have ever used a PS4 controller, you know, a small button inside the PS4 circuit board. When you turn on the PS4 controller, the metal disk and controller connect. This connection generates electricity between strips in the PS4 controller.

Your controller detects this electricity and turns on the lights. Now you can change the color of your PS4 controller. There are somany colors to choose from including purple-pink, orange, red, blue, and yellow.

In this article, we will share a step-by-step guide to change the color of your controller.

How to Change PS4 Controller Color

There is no direct option to change color on PS4, so you have to use 3rd party apps. These apps will allow you to change or edit the color of your PS4 controller. Follow these steps to download and install the app on your Windows PC.

As we mentioned above, there is no built-in option in the PS4 to change the color. To do this, you have to download InputMapper.

You can download inputmapper from this URL:


Download and install the app on your Windows PC and then follow the below steps to change the color of the PS4 lights in the PS4 controller.

Step 1: Connect your PS4 controller to your PC with a USB cable.

Step 2: Now open the app you just installed and select the profiles option from the left side menu.

Step 3: Click on the new profile and then go to configuration.

Click on the new profile and then go to configuration

Step 4: In lightbar options, select what you want to change.

  • Charging mode color: This will change the color of your PS4 when you connect charging.
  • Fully Charged Mode: Change the color of the LED when the battery is full.
  • Discharging Mode: Change the color of the LED when it is low battery.

Change colors according to different status

How To Change Ps4 Controller Color in Steam

If you are using Stream, then you can change the color of your PS4 controller.

Step 1: Right-click on the Steam icon on your desktop and then choose run as administrator.

Step 2: In steam, go to settings and then click on the controller setting option.

Step 3: You will see your connected controller here. Now right-click on the preferences.

Step 4: Here, you can choose your favorite color.

Change PS4 Controller Colors

Use of Light Bar In A PlayStation 4 Controller

Different colors in PS4 are used to identify the player and their status in the game. If you are playing as a player one, then the color will be blue. Red for the second and green for 3rd player.

It can also help other players in deciding who is currently playing. One more indicator on PS4 shows any technical problems when you lose connection to the game. You have to reset your controller to fix this issue using the reset button.

When it comes down to it, there are many reasons to change the look of your PS4 controller. You can do it for fun or for a game. Either way, it is really up to you. Think about how awesome it would be to have your character glow and have everyone turn their heads to look at it. It is definitely something to think about, so go ahead and have some fun!

Of course, one of the biggest mistakes people make when choosing colors is choosing colors that are too dark or light. The problem with this is that it completely distracts from the system itself. You want to do everything your eye can to not look at the screen. The colors are what grab your attention, so try not to go with anything too dark or bright. If you can go with a lighter color, you will also be able to see the games better.

What Can You Do With Your Light?

PS4 light is very useful when you are playing your favorite game in a dark room. The color of the light bar in this room changes according to your performance in the game.

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Final Words

If you get a chance to try some of the other colors that you can change, then you should take advantage of it because it will help your games a great deal. If you want to know more about this topic then comment below. Follow each step carefully so that you won’t face any issues.

Thank you for reading this guide.

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Rahul Patel
Rahul Patel

Rahul is a blogger and a tech geek. By reviewing the latest technology and finding the solution of pesky errors, he feels immense pleasure. Driven by his innate interest in blogging, he adapted blogging as a full-time profession 4 years ago.

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