How to Turn Off PS4 Manually Without Controller

It is a great feeling when you are all set to play your favorite video game, but the PS4 won’t respond. How frustrating! But don’t worry; there are some steps that can help you solve this problem on your own. This blog post will provide information on how to turn off PS4 manually without controller and why it’s necessary in certain situations.

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Why to Turn Off PS4 Manually Without a Controller

You have to ask yourself why do you want to turn off PS4 without a controller in the first place? Is it because the controller is not working? Or it is, but the PS button is the thing that’s not working? Or maybe you’re trying to repair PS4 and you don’t have yet a working controller around you?

So, how to turn off PS4 Manually without using a controller?

Turning Off PS4 Manually Without a Controller

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You should know that in case of a controller malfunction, the PS button is not working or your using it for troubleshooting purposes, you can still turn off PS with these steps:

  1. Step one—pressing and holding down the power button on the console until it turns itself off.
  2. Step two—disconnecting all cables connected to the console.
  3. Step three—wait for about 30 seconds until it’s completely off and then press power again. When you do that, there should be a light on or near your PS4 power button that will turn blue when you hit the switch-it means it’s starting up.

The light on your controller should turn blue when you hit the switch, which means that it’s starting up. If this was successful, you have successfully turned off your PS without using the controller!

If your PS4 is frozen and not responding at all, you can turn off manually by just switching off power on PS4 or just unplug its power cord from the power outlet. That’s the only way in this situation.


You don’t have many options when it comes to turning off PS4 manually without a controller. It’s either you use PS4 power button or cut off power on the PS4 system.

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