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How do I use a joystick connected to a PC with an Android wirelessly to play a flight simulator game?

So I play a flight simulator game that I downloaded from play store on my android phone. Now I want to use my joystick which is connected via usb to my laptop with my phone wirelessly. Is there any ...
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How to use an android phone as a game pad for another phone?

So I have this game called eisenhorn xenos which has no touch screen controls it requires a controller but I don't have it at the moment is there any way to make my second phone act like a controller ...
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Nintendo Switch Controller delayed response on Android TV 9

I'm owning a Xiaomi Mi TV 4A that runs Android TV 9. I would like to play games on it with the SNES -aka Super Famicom- Nintendo Switch Bluetooth controller. Connecting the controller works but there ...
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Keyboard not work Asphalt 8 TV

I have Asphalt 8 on my smart TV and I have a WiFi keyboard for the TV, but the WiFi keyboard does not work for the game. It works for all of the other apps, as far as I know, but does not work for ...
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Using Android phone to control a raspberry pi nintendo 64 emulator

Say I make a nintendo 64 emulator on a raspberry pi 4, and I want to use my phone as a wireless controller ether over bluetooth or WiFi. I doubt that any Android software would have support for linux, ...
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gaming triggers glitch

thanks for reading my question.so i recently bought a contact trigger for my mobile to play pubg with it, when i set the triggers up they work just fine as long as my fingers contacting the touch ...
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Android 10 using XInput Controller (Xbox One / Xbox 360) doesn’t work via USB - Type C

When connecting a Xinput controller (Xbox One / Xbox 360) via USB - Type C OTG cable there is no input in android. Direct input works from my Logitech F710 controller (Xinput does not). This is ...
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Is there a way to pass keyboard or joystick input to a phone through a computer?

I use my phone to emulate old games, but using the touch screen for input hurts my fingers and gives me cramps. Is there a way for me to connect my phone to a computer then pass input from a ...
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My Phone wont detect controller without 3rd party apps

My phone is Xiaomi A1. I am using OTG type C -> Controller to USB adapter -> PS2 Controller alot of online guide i read, i only need to plug it in. But i need to use previous version of USB/BT ...
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How to emulate swipe actions with keyboard for Android-x86?

I want to play some RPG games on Android, but I own a mediocre phone which does not run them well. Running them inside Android-x86 on my PC sure runs them better, but there's just one problem: these ...
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Xbox One S controller only vibrates and doesn't work when connected to Android using OTG

I just bought an Xbox One S controller (with 3.5mm jack and Bluetooth support). Whenever it's connected to a power source, it vibrates for half a second. It plays perfectly on my Windows 10 PC and my ...
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How to use more than one USB controller simultaneously

I have two identical SNES style USB controllers that I plug in to my android HDMI box, trying to play SNES emulators etc using Super retro 16. However I cannot get it to recognise each controller ...
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Game requiring gamepad instead of tilt controls

When i start a game it starts with gamepad controls as default, i can't play the game . How to change settings in Mobile to change input from controller to default tilt.
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Xbox 360 controller is not working on my Moto E4 Plus

I don't know what happened. My USB OTG cable is working fine and also my Xbox controller on PC. In fact, I have another Android, Sony Xperia Z3 plus. Here it's working just fine. But I don't know what ...
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Using gamepad hardware controllers with games that don't explicitly support them?

War Robots, which is a very popular game, AFAIK has no support for gamepads. (Thus limiting interaction to the touch screen). Yet in this forum thread one person reports some success with a gamepad. (...
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Control UI with USB gamepad

How can I control the Android UI (especially back & home button) on Android 6 with a USB gamepad? I have the Docooler R39 Android TV Box (running 6.0) and a cheap generic USB gamepad with the USB ...
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Is it possible to detect two Gear VR controllers at once with Unity?

Is it possible to detect two of the Gear VR controllers at once, with programming in Unity? Has anyone heard of any way to do this, or does Oculus limits it to inspire you to get a Rift? It would open ...
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Phone doesn't recognize xinput controller

So i bought this controller that can switch between xinput and dinput and it came with a usb otg cable so i thought "Hey why don't i try to connect it to my phone" so i did. At first i was a bit ...
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What controller is the one included in this picture?

I can't make out the writing on the controller because of the picture's quality. Can anyone identify what brand and model this is?
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Does the LG Aristo work with gamepads, if so how can I connect it too the ípega?

I have an LG Aristo and I recently got an ípega Bluetooth controller off the wish website, the phone isn't rooted an I don't know much on what to do so it's not working for any of my games I don't ...
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can you connect a wired controller through a pc to an android without plugging it into the tablet itself

i say this because i dont have an usb otg cable or whatever its called and i dont want to go out and buy one
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Xbox ONE Bluetooth controller won't pair anymore

I bought an Xbox One Bluetooth controller and it worked just fine. I tried to pair it again, but the controller turned off mid process and now a "Cant pair with Xbox Wireless Controller because of an ...
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Pair Sony DualShock 4 v2 with Sony Android TV

I am trying to pair a Sony Dualshock 4 controller (CUH-ZCT2E) with my 2015 Sony Bravia Android TV (KDL-55W808C). The TV has a DUALSHOCK™4 settings menu, through which one should supposedly be able ...
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use Android as real Gamepad (Not keyboard mapping)

I've tested quite a few apps that let you use your Android as a real gamepad, but all of them just map you Android to your keyboard. I wanted it to be recognized as a really controller, to be able to ...
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How do I disable 1 of the 2 input devices that share a key in Generic.kl?

As the title says really, my Gamepad button A and Fingerprint scanner share a key in the generic keylayout file. I'm running Resurrection Remix ROM on a Xiaomi Mi Max, if that's any use. I'd like to ...
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iCade Arcade “keyboard” not working with Android phone but working with Android tablet

I'm guessing this is some sort of Bluetooth keyboard recognition and/or selection/activation issue in Android that I can't seem to figure out. The iCade Arcade Bluetooth device is in essence a ...
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How can I use a controller to control the mouse when using remote desktop to a Windows PC?

Pretty much as the question! Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, Moga Pro Power in HID 'B' setting and microsoft remote desktop app.
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Debug InputDevices process / xbox360 wired controller

Wired xbox 360 controller - works fine on PC USB otg cable - my mouse works fine on the rooted phone (funny to have a mouse on a phone btw) Connecting controller to phone or tablet - nothing happens (...
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Connecting Ipega 9037 via usb otg to smatphone

I have problem with my device while pairing my controller.The joysticks are working and also the dpad, but I have think that can I use this controller over usb otg, does it damage the smartphone ...
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Is there a way for me to use my phone as a Xbox One or 360 controller

I let my friend borrow my Xbox 360 controller which was the way for me to stream Xbox One onto my computer. Since he now has my controller I can't really do it, so I was wondering if there's a way to ...
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Will a Bluetooth controller work with an android app running on BlueStacks?

My son wants to play the mobile version of Skylanders Trap Team on his microtablet aka LG Optimus Exceed 2 with no service. Apparently it is not compatible with his phone, even though it runs KitKat 4....
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Samsung S5 mini supports Gamepad through OTG?

I saw a video and some discussion where people just plug and play gamepads on to Android phones. I've got a Samsung S5 mini (SM G800F, Android 4.4.2, not rooted). Bought a wire USB SNES Clone + OTG ...
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How to get USB Game controller to work on rooted Xperia Z Tablet

I have a USB game controller I always use in my rooted Tecno Phantom Pad running Android 4.2.1 which works fine but can't get it to work on my rooted Sony Xperia Z Tablet running Android 5.1.1. I ...
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Why i cant use some button with some game with usb controller?

I bought a USB controller called 'ShanWan USB WirelassGamepad'. The controller claims to supports all the games but when I try to play 'Real Racing 3' and 'Fractal Combat X', I can use just the Analog ...
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Android detects bluetooth gamepad as mouse

A couple of days ago I bought a bluetooth controller(Steelseries FREE Mobile Wireless Controller), but unfortunately my tablet detects it as mouse(I can move pointer with left analog etc.). I have ...
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Is it possible to simulate touch without root?

Is there any way to simulate a touch (anywhere) on the screen without root? If not, is there any other way I can perform a cardboard 'select' action without magnet support, or opening up my cardboard ...
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Using a phone as a game console- HDMI out and USB in simultaneously

I have a pico projector, which I use to display HDMI from my Galaxy S3 via an MHL cable. I recently learned that my phone (and most newer Android devices) can be controlled with USB gamepads, mouses, ...
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Custom keymapping for games?

I'm using an iPega Bluetooth controller with my HTC Desire 510. For most things it works great, but I am running into some issues with Ravensword 2. Ravensword finds my controller and connects fine, ...
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Quantum joystick doesn't work on my xiomi redmi

I have quantum ps2 like joystick which doesn't work on my xiomi redmi HM 1SW. My phone's android version is 4.3. I use a usb otg cable which works fine with keyboards,mouses & pendrives. Whenever ...
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Incorrect Button Mapping when using Wireless Xbox 360 Controller

When I plug in the dongle and load up a game such as Goat Simulator or Stranger Oddworld, the triggers are mapped to the right analogue stick. This means my view constantly rotates and moves upward. ...
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Can I connect Gamepad for Nexus Player on smartphone?

With the new gamepad for the Nexus Player that came out earlier this year, can we connect this gamepad to a smartphone like the Nexus 5 to play games or it only connects to the Nexus Player? It uses ...
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Can I use USB gamepad without any setup?

I connected USB gamepad to my tablet. I noticed that software like Tincore KeyMapper requires root access to connect to this gamepad. This type of software recognizes all buttons, but asks me to map ...
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Can the Moga Power Pro be used as a USB controller?

So I just received my new Moga Power Pro controller, and I'm extremely disappointed with the latency I'm experiencing with it when playing emulators (both in emulators which can use the Moga "A" mode ...
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Controller For SGS3 Mini

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini and I would like to know if I can Play games trough a controller to make it more easier.
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MOGA Pro Power gamepad not detected in Chrome

I've connected a MOGA Pro Power gamepad to my Nexus 5 phone, in mode B (HID). It works well in Gamepad Tester, but doesn't do anything in the Chrome browser (as tested via html5gamepad.com). Is the ...
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Connecting PS3 controller to Xperia Z

How can I connect my PS3 controller to my Sony Xperia Z for gaming?
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How to turn Android phone into an USB gamepad for PC?

Is it possible to turn an Android phone into a USB gamepad for the PC? If yes, how?
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Wired xbox controller not working with LG G2

My boyfriend purchased a USB OTG cable so he can play Android games with an Xbox 360 wired controller. When he plugs the Xbox controller into his LG G2 nothing happens, I plugged it into my Samsung ...
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Connect PS3 Controller to Nexus 4 [duplicate]

Is it possible to connect a PS3 Controller wireless (bluetooth) to the Google Nexus 4 without rooting it? There was a way on earlier Android versions, i heard. How about now? Thank you
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How can I use the JXD S7300 game controller with RetroArch?

I want to use my JXD S7300 controllers with the Android RetroArch game emulator. But It seems not to be possible. Anyone has info?