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How to turn off PS5 adaptive triggers haptic feedback

If you want to conserve the battery of your PS5 DualSense controller, you can always turn off the adaptive trigger feature.

The PS5 DualSense controller is overflowing with features, with a built-in microphone, adaptive triggers and haptic feedback all present. 

However, all of these add-ons can take a toll on your controller’s battery life. If you want to ensure that you get the most juice out of your controller then you may want to consider disabling a few of these extra features. 

Read on to find our simple step-by-step guide on how to disable the adaptive triggers haptic feedback capabilities. It’s also worth noting that this guide will work with the standard DualSense controller as well as the DualSense Edge

What you’ll need: 

The Short Version 

  • Turn on your PS5
  • Go to Settings
  • Scroll to Accessories
  • Click on Controller
  • Go to Trigger Effect Intensity
  • Turn it off
  1. Step

    Turn on your PS5

    Turn on your PS5 to start the process. PS5 home screen

  2. Step

    Go to Settings

    Scroll to the Settings button in the top menu.Setting on PS5

  3. Step

    Scroll to Accessories

    Scroll down the menu to the Accessories section.Click on Accessories

  4. Step

    Click on Controller

    Scroll down and click on Controller. Go to controllers

  5. Step

    Go to Trigger Effect Intensity

    Scroll down to Trigger Effect Intensity.Go to intensity

  6. Step

    Turn it off

    To disable the haptic feedback of the adaptive triggers, toggle this setting off. Turn it off


Does turning off haptic feedback help to conserve battery life?

Yes, turning off some extra features on the DualSense controller can help conserve its battery life.

Can I toggle these settings?

Yes, you can turn these settings on or off whenever you want.

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