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    How to use keyboard and mouse to play easily on PlayStation 4 - PS4

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    PlayStation or how its abbreviation identifies it, PS4 is a digital entertainment system, in turn it is the sixth time that Sony enters the video game market through this console. At the same time, it should be noted that it has a huge range of functions, options and possibilities for better operation. In addition, it is the fourth desktop console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.

    Likewise, this new system allows you to save captures and recorded videos on USB through the front doors. So you can take it to your computer, moreover, you can share these captures and videos on your Facebook profile, you just need to set it up so that only you can see it.

    However! Starting from this, it should be emphasized that one of the things of great importance in PS4 (PlayStation 4) is knowing use mouse and keyboard. In this way, we will have a better experience when playing and using the applications we download.

    How to use mouse and keyboard on PlayStation 4?

    Initially, it should be noted that PS4 or PlayStation 4 allow keyboard and mouse connectivity in order to play games. This is why it is important to understand how these two elements can be used if you need them sooner or later, then we will show you the steps to follow.

    It is important to remember that PS4 allows you to use keyboards and mice in two ways, connected via USB and via Bluetooth. So that if you have one of these two connection options, you won't have any problems.

    So the first thing you need to do is connect your device, keyboard and mouse to a USB port available on the front of the PS4. Subsequently, if they work properly, the PS4 will recognize the connected device and then ask who will use it. So all you have to do is choose the profile you want to associate with the device.

    After connecting you can use the keyboard and be able to scroll through the menus of the PS4 console, you can also enter text, browse the internet and much more.

    It should also be noted that you can change the keyboard type (language), you just have to enter the configuration, choose the devices and finally select the external keyboard. Also from there you can change the delay and the key repetition rate.

    In turn, if the speed and delay of the keys are at (normal), the settings should not be changed unless necessary. As these are keyboard specific settings.

    Next, to use the mouse you just have to connect it is very simple and the PS4 recognizes it automatically. So you can use it normally, as there is no configuration for using it.

    Keyboard and mouse can be easily used with the PS4 console

    It is important to know that the mouse and keyboard do not require further configuration to be able to use them. Additionally, the mouse has several parameters that can be adjusted on the PS4 system itself. You just have to enter the settings, search for the device and select where it says mouse.

    In this section you will find some parameters that are editable, and where it says "type"   you can identify between right-handed and left-handed in addition to pointer speed. But generally these are in "Normal".

    Also, if you have a bluetooth keyboard or mouse, the procedure is slightly different regarding the USB connection, you just have to follow a few steps which are:

    First you need to turn on the bluetooth keyboard or mouse then you need to go to PS4 and search where it says "Settings" select the "devices" section and click "Bluetooth devices".

    From then on, the console automatically starts the search process to identify nearby bluetooth devices. Then you need to continue with the normal pairing process and enter your passcode if needed.

    After the PS4 recognizes the new device, it asks who will be using it, and this is where you need to choose the profile you want to associate with the device. Also at the end of these steps you can scroll through the menus of the PS4 and start using it to be able to play with it and beyond.

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