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15 great tricks for PS4 you should know

The Sony PlayStation 4 is one of the most powerful game consoles of the current generation. Over the years, Sony has brought to light the PS4 Slim variant, and the much more powerful version of PS4 Pro, which has ensured that the position of the PS4 in the gaming consoles market is maintained solid. While the PS4 is a great machine, its user interface with its complicated mens hides some of the excellent production options found below. Most people prefer to use the system as it is, without knowing how to make the most of the PS4 and further improve their overall gaming experience. Well, that's where we come in. Here are 15 great tips and tricks for PS4 that will definitely be useful. Improve your PlayStation 4 experience:

1. Use your Smartphone as a keyboard for PS4

Entering text on the PS4 can be rather a nuisance, whether you are using normal buttons or writing with motion control. You won't love it if you could type using the on-screen keyboard of your smart phone? Well, thanks to the PlayStation application for your smart phones, you can do it. To do this, follow the steps below:

  • Go to the menu of configuration of its PlayStation and touch "PlayStation application connection settings" . After that, tap on "Add device" .

  • Here, you will be presented with a registration code . Write down that code somewhere, as we will use it later.

  • Download the PlayStation application for your iOS or Android device and login with your PlayStation account. Make sure it is the same account that you started on PS4.
  • Once you have successfully logged in, touch the option "Connect to PS4" in the bottom bar.

  • Tap on the option "Second screen" . A list of PS4 machines that have logged in with their PlayStation ID will appear. Tap on the PS4 you want to control.

  • Enter the registration code which you obtained from your PS4 previously in the input box provided, and touch "To register" . Once you have successfully registered, connect to your PS4.

  • You will now be presented with a simple navigation menu, which represents the touch panel, and has buttons for other navigation related tasks. Now, on PS4, whenever you have to enter text, open the application on your mobile phone and tap the keyboard icon on top. You will be presented with a text entry box where you can type with the help of your on-screen keyboard as you normally do.

2. Preload your purchased games

Who likes to wait, right? So there is an amazing game for the PS4 that you just pre-ordered and you can't wait to play it. But first you have to download tons of game data, and fortunately for you, you don't have to wait to download it. The PlayStation Store allows the user download the pre-ordered game data files 4 days before the actual release, only from the PlayStation Store. Yes, you cannot play the game until it has been released, but again, once you are, you will not have to wait.

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3. Improve the DualShock 4 controller battery

Everyone mostly uses their DualShock 4 controller in wireless mode. Now, what does a user of a wireless device most want? Reserve battery! Has it ever happened to you that you are absorbed in a game session and suddenly a notification appears saying that your controller's battery is low? Well, you can save some juice from your controller dimming the controller light, following the steps below.