How to Disable PS5 Adaptive Triggers and Haptic Feedback

What Are PS5 Adaptive Triggers and Haptic Feedback

PS5 is short for PlayStation 5, a home video game console developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment. It was released in November 2020 as the successor to PS4 (PlayStation 4). PS5 has been improved a lot in performance compared with PS4.

For example, the PS5 DualSense controller is quite different from the PS4 DualShock controller. The PS5 DualSense wireless controller can heighten your senses with immersive haptic feedback and dynamic adaptive triggers. These features are all integrated into an iconic design.

The adaptive triggers enable you to feel varying levels of force and tensions when you interact with the in-game gear and environments, such as pulling back an increasing tight bowstring or hitting the brakes on a speeding car.

And the haptic feedback uses dual actuators instead of traditional rumble motors, which allows you to experience physically responsive feedback to your in-game actions. During the gameplay, the dynamic vibrations in your hands will make you feel a real recoil of different weapons.

PS5 haptic feedback and adaptive triggers are wonderful game features for some game lovers. However, sometimes the added resistance adaptive triggers might make the game more difficult to play or distract you. If you don’t like these features, you can follow the content below to turn them off.

How to Disable PS5 Adaptive Triggers

How to disable PS5 adaptive triggers and haptic feedback? Let’s see them one by one.

To disable PS5 adaptive triggers, you need to:

Step 1: On the PS5 home screen select the Settings icon.

Step 2: In Settings, select Accessibility.

Step 3: On the next screen, select Controllers. Then select Trigger Effective Intensity and you will see the following four options:

Step 4: To disable PS5 adaptive triggers, select Off for the Trigger Effect Intensity feature.

If you want to experience the adaptive triggers with less intensity, you can select lower levels such as “Medium” or “Weak” instead of “Off”.

How to Turn off PS5 Haptic Feedback

If you want to play games on PS5 without any vibration intensity, you can turn off PS5 haptic feedback with the following steps.

Step 1: Go to PS5 Settings.

Step 2: Navigate to Accessibility > Controllers > Vibration Intensity.

Step 3: There are also four options for Vibration Intensity: Strong (Standard), Medium, Weak, and Off. To turn off PS5 haptic feedback, you need to select the Off option.

If you don’t want to turn off PS5 haptic feedback completely but hate the strong vibration, you can select “Medium” or “Weak” intensity.

That’s all about how to disable PS5 adaptive triggers and haptic feedback.

Kind reminder:

For a better gaming experience, it is recommended to keep your PS5 controller up to date. And this post might help you: How to Update PS5 Controller? Here Is a Detailed Tutorial.


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Sherry has been a staff editor of MiniTool for a year. She has received rigorous training about computer and digital data in company. Her articles focus on solutions to various problems that many Windows users might encounter and she is excellent at disk partitioning.

She has a wide range of hobbies, including listening to music, playing video games, roller skating, reading, and so on. By the way, she is patient and serious.

Originally published at on March 30, 2022.



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