In the steam client window select view settings controller general controller settings. Steam has since 2 3 months integrated ps4 controller support and i did had conflicts untill i closed ds4.
You can connect your dualshock 4 controller to your pc using ds4windows a third party application in either wired or wireless mode if your pc has bluetooth.
How to connect ps4 controller to pc steam. Select the box beside ps4 configuration support. Click general controller settings. Click your controller under detected controllers 10.
Click the steam tab. Connect your ps4 controller and computer. It really is that easy.
Then on your ps4 controller hold down the share button and the ps button for about three seconds or until the light bar starts doing a blinking pattern. To use a ps4 controller with steam simply use a usb cable to connect the dualshock 4 to your pc. To get your dualshock 4 set up on steam launch the steam client and click the controller icon at the top right to enter big picture mode which is steam s console like controller friendly.
Thanks to an update to steam in october 2016 the client now supports the. Open the steam client. To connect the ps4 controller via bluetooth press and hold the central ps button and the share button for three seconds until the lightbar at the top of the controller begins to flash.
At this point your controller should show up on your pc as a wireless controller and you should be able at this point to connect your ps4 controller to your pc via bluetooth. Once in steam big picture we must access settings through the gear icon located again in the upper right corner of the screen. As mentioned check what controllers are detected by steam in big picture mode and ensure ps4 compatibility option is checked.
When steam relaunches plug your ps4 controller into a usb port on your pc. Press the ps button on the controller to turn it on. Unless you buy the adapter this is.
Now we must click on command settings and click on the ps4 command settings box. You should see your controller under detected controllers. Click to check the box next to ps4 configuration support 9.
Thus steam will recognize the ps4 controller and configure it automatically.