Turn on the console. You will require a Windows PC to do this At the very least Windows should detect the thing as a generic controller … Flashing blue when you hit the PS button means it's trying to connect wirelessly to something, but obviously failing. After that, plug in the USB cable (the controller to the console), then turn the PS4 on. PS4™ Status: System powering off When powered off, the console cannot charge controllers via USB, download or install content. Blinking White then Transitions to Off . This light may appear Yellow or Amber to some. Is it in Rest Mode? When the blue light starts flashing on the console, press the PS button on the controller. It should pair with the console and go back to working like usual. If it doesn’t then … When I press the PS4 button on my remote it just blinks this light blue light (which eventually turns to orange) and it won't connect to the PS4. Rest mode is a low-power state when the PS4™ can charge controllers, download and install content. Alternatively, you can power off the PlayStation 4, then press the controller reset button. Connect the controller to the PS4 USB micro cable. Also, have tried plugging a mobile charger's Micro USB Cable. Flashing yellow when plugged in means its charging. Blinking white light, solid blue or blinking blue light Check if the PS4 controller flashing white issue still occurs. Has this happened … When the blue light starts flashing on the console, press the PS button on the controller. Common causes of PS4 blinking or flashing blue light issue Although the PS4 flashing blue light issue is no longer as widespread as it was years ago, there’s still a … IMPORTANT: Buying a new charging cord is not required for this to work. So I just turned my PS4 on and the DS4 won't connect, it's flashing yellow and then when i click the home button it start's flashing white. 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