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How to Sync the PSVR2 Sense controller

We breakdown how to simplify syncing your PSVR2 Sense controller

Reviewed By: Kevin Pocock

Last Updated on May 10, 2023
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The PSVR2 sense controller is a successful upgrade over the PS MOVE controllers compatible with the original PSVR. The new controller has more impressive features, like a halo orb rings to track Infrared LEDs, than its predecessor. However, none of that would be helpful if you don’t know how to synchronize the PSVR2 Sense controller with your PS5.

Continue reading below to learn how to sync these PSVR2 Sense controllers with a PS5.

Synchronizing PSVR2 Sense Controller with a PS5

You need the best quality Type-C USB cable to synchronize the PS5 with the PSVR2 Sense controller. The cable would work as a data transfer and power source with the PS5 console. Therefore, make sure to keep one handy before starting this little procedure.

Once you have the Type-C USB cable, plug it into the PS5 console. You can plug it in via the front or the Type-C USB ports. Once the cable is plugged in, press the PS button. You should do the same for both PSVR2 controllers to synchronize with the PS5 console. Once all is done correctly, the PSVR2 should work with the PS5, and you can enjoy your games.

However, if you are still struggling to pair the PSVR 2 Sense controller with the PS5, you can disconnect it by pressing the PS reset button for a few seconds. Once successfully disconnected, you can repeat the above procedure for a reattempt.

Is it Possible to Connect PSVR Sense Controllers with a PC or PS4?

Sony has confirmed that there would be no backward compatibility on the PSVR2 with a PS4 or the DualSense controller. It is because the PSVR2 is laced up with all the latest technologies and features that aren’t easily compatible with the previous consoles. 

However, in the future, it can be possible that some internet tech individuals may figure out a temporary solution of their own for their compatibility. Similarly, the PSVR2 Sense controllers aren’t compatible with PC systems.

Connecting PSVR 2 with PS5

Connecting PSVR2 with the PS5 is relatively easy and does not require much time. Just plug your PSVR2 with the PS5 console Type-C USB port in the front. Once done, press the power or the on and off button from the goggle’s underside scope section.

Once completed, the TV will show the pairing process screen that will guide you to the steps for pairing and adjusting controller headsets. After you put on the PSVR2 headset, you must face adjusting IDP, or Interpupillary Distance, with other critical-visual settings. Therefore, pay close attention to the whole process and complete all steps in between to avoid repeating the whole process.

Does the PSVR 2 Allow HDR Support?

Before its release, many eager buyers wondered whether PSVR2 would have HDR display support. The quick answer is yes, it does. The HDR support on the PSVR2 will allow players to enjoy more realistic displays. That is because the eyes would be closer to the display when the headset is on. It would even let the users know about any imperfections in the images.

So, the PSVR2 will allow you to enjoy a clearer and deeper color experience. Moreover, the user will feel fully immersed in the VR reality even if the refresh rate is 120Hz with a wider field view.


The PSVR2 Sense easily synchronizes with the PS5 and only needs a Type-C USB cable and a connecting port. Therefore, if you plan to buy a PSVR2, which would undoubtedly be a huge success due to awesome VR support, we recommend following the above easy synchronizing steps. However, the PSVR2 will have its manual guide if you still find any issues. 

Kevin is the Editor of PC Guide. He has a broad interest and enthusiasm for consumer electronics, PCs and all things consumer tech - and more than 15 years experience in tech journalism.