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30 Jul 2012
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Ps3 controller won't charge

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Hi, I've tried charging my controllers both ps3 dual shock, I have 3 USB two of which are brand new, I've tried resetting the controllers, all they do when I plug the USB in is flash once then go off for good.

Please help before I throws ps3 off a wall. Very irritating when it should simply charge!

Brian
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Re: Ps3 controller won't charge

Have you tried any PS3 safe mode options?
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Re: Ps3 controller won't charge

I have not, how do I go about that?
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Re: Ps3 controller won't charge

You can find a guide on safe mode HERE






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Re: Ps3 controller won't charge

I had the same problem with both of my controllers. Try to take out the batteries and charge them externally. After a short period, put them back in your controllers and charge them on your ps3 or your pc. 

 

It worked for me :smileyvery-happy: 

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