I’m sure everyone out there is still having the same problem with their PS3 that I had, “How to fix a PS3 Controller Won’t Turn On?” This has become a very common problem with all of the new generation consoles. The bad thing is that you have to keep buying a new one each time this happens. It’s pretty frustrating not being able to just rip the whole thing out and start over. I’m going to show you how to fix a PS3 controller won’t turn on.
I started getting a problem with my PS3 just a few weeks ago and after doing some research, I found the problem with the controller as well. My PS3 doesn’t turn on at all when I put it on. It just keeps flashing and the screen is always off. So I finally came up with a solution for this and I’m going to let you know how I did it.
How to Fix the PS3 Controller Won’t Turn on ?
So my first step was to check my registered user regular and see if I had done anything wrong. I tried going to the PlayStation help page online to see if I had done anything wrong. There was nothing I needed to be concerned about. But then I went on the Internet and dug deeper, so I could figure out how to fix a PS3 controller won’t turn on.
The first thing I did was try changing the cable on my wireless router. I had the same problem with my wireless router years back and I had to connect the wireless router to the computer. So I tried a different cable and again, everything worked fine. So I just moved on to try and solving the issue I had with my PS3 controller won’t turn on. Fortunately, there’s an easy solution to this problem and I’ll reveal it to you in a minute.
So my next step was to check the battery on my wireless router. Again, everything worked fine. The only problem I had was that the battery on the wireless router was getting completely drained every time I would switch it on. And that was my problem.
After confirming that the battery on my wireless router was giving out, I checked to see if my PS3 controller won’t turn on at all when the battery was fully drained. And that’s when I actually discovered the real problem. The PS3 controller won’t turn on at all if the Wi-Fi connection is disabled. The issue was with my settings in Google Android.
I had accidentally turned off the Wi-Fi on my PC just before trying to turn my PS3 controller on with the Wireless router. The problem fixed itself after I restarted my computer. And it was also fixed the next time I turned on my wireless router.
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The next step is to boot your PS3 controller using the PS3 Troubleshooting manual that came with your console. This step might not be necessary if your problem is caused by hardware problems. For example, a loose headphone jack, or a connection problem. But if your problem is software related, this step will come in very handy. First of all, disconnect your PS3 controller from your computer and then turn it on. You should see a message saying that your PS3 cannot connect to the computer.
To resolve the hardware connection problem, you need to open the PlayStation 3 console and check the battery. In many cases, this can be done by flipping the switch on the bottom of the console. If that did not work, remove the battery and then try to reconnect the controller. If these steps did not work, you might have a software conflict.
In addition, you can refer to the following 5st ways:
- RESET YOUR PS3 CONTROLLER
CLEAN THE MOTHERBOARD
CONTACT THE MANUFACTURER
REPLACE THE BATTERY
DO SOME BASIC TROUBLESHOOTING
After making sure that both the hardware and software components of your PS3 are okay, you can finally proceed with your troubleshooting. Once you are sure that your problem is with the hardware of your unit, unplug the controller and then plug it back in again. Run the diagnostic software programs that came with your console to identify the problem. You might need to reformat the system drive, flash drive or memory. Finally, you can then try to resolve the software issue by downloading and installing the proper updates.