Unpairing a Sixaxis

#1 Posted by WombatMan (14 posts) -

I'm now using my PS3 Sixaxis controller to play games on my PC using bluetooth. Problem is that whenever I turn on the controller, it also turns on the PS3 in the next room. How do I unpair my sixaxis from my PS3? I've tried putting a pin in the reset button on the bottom of the controller under the numbered LED's, but that doesn't seem to do anything. I've tried pressing the button, and holding it for 5-10 seconds. Doesn't seem to have any effect.I've also gone through the PS3's menus and can't find an option in there to reset it.

Thanks

#2 Posted by Cloudenvy (5891 posts) -

Weird, I've never encountered this.

Sorry, can't help you D: my PS3 stays off while my controller is connected to the PC.

#3 Posted by SaFt (391 posts) -

You could just turn off the power switch on the PS3. Other than that, i don't know.

#4 Posted by Vextroid (1430 posts) -

Only solution I can think of other then just umplugging the PS3 is if you have a friend with a PS3 pair it with his.

#5 Posted by Darklight (212 posts) -

Like SaFt said, when I play on PC with my ps3 controller , I just usually turn the power down on the back of the ps3. It's easier than anything else.

#6 Posted by SoldierG654342 (1822 posts) -

I had a similar-ish problem myself, only my Sixais would not synch with another PS3. It was very annoying.

#7 Posted by mosespippy (4475 posts) -

@WombatMan: Plug the controller into your PC before you turn on the controller. That'll desync it it so you'll only need to do it the first time.

#8 Posted by WombatMan (14 posts) -

Thanks mosespippy, that seems to have worked. I'm using the MotionJoy drivers for the sixaxis, so I start MotionJoy, plug in the controller, enable it, then do the bluetooth pair, and now it seems only connected to my PC.

Thanks for the help!

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