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How to turn off the DualSense controller speaker on PS5

There are a lot of creative features integrated into the PlayStation 5's DualSense controller, including a small speaker that is often used to add a layer of immersion in certain games. However, if you're annoyed by this speaker's interruptions — or if you're just trying to cut down on noise while folks are sleeping, perhaps — you can actually disable this feature altogether. Here's how to turn off the DualSense controller speaker on your PS5.

Difficulty

Easy

Duration

5 minutes

What You Need

  • DualSense Controller

PS5 Dual Sense controller on a dark background.
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When you're ready to disable the speaker on your DualSense, follow the instructions below.

Step 1: Click the Settings gear icon from your PS5's home screen.

Step 2: Choose Accessories from the next menu.

Step 3: Select the Controller (General) option.

Step 4: Scroll down and click Controller Speaker, then drag the toggle all the way to the left to disable sound from the speaker.

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