Then remove the cable once on the XMB screen, hit the PS button and you should be ok from there feller
note: make sure your controllers is fully charged
When using the controller wirelessly, if the controller and the system are too far apart,
you will not be able to operate the system effectively.
When using the wireless controller, you must pair it with the system and assign
it a controller number. With the system turned on (power indicator on the system
front is lit solid green), connect the system and the controller using the USB
cable, and then press the PS button on the controller.
Check the charge level of the wireless controller battery. When the controller is
used in wireless mode, it will not function if the battery does not have any charge
left. Charge the battery by connecting the controller to the system with the USB
Wireless controllers for the PS3™ system are not equipped with a vibration
function and will not vibrate when using software that support the vibration
Reset the wireless controller by pushing the reset button on the controller rear
with a sharp-tipped object such as a pen.
Reseting the wireless controller by pushing the reset button on the controller rear with a sharp-tipped object such as a pen.
I hope you get it sorted soon feller