Playing amazing games like PUBG with controller takes the gaming experience to a completely new level. Although, this news is not official, but we are going to tell you how to connect PUBG controller with Android.
Before we proceed, we need to clear this up, PUBG Mobile did not pass any official statement on supporting gamepads for the Android or iOS device. Nonetheless, there is a way to connect a controller to these devices. However, you will only be able to move around in the game. Shooting and picking up things won’t be a possibility with the controller.
There are certain Android users who have found their way around. For it, you will have to use a rooted device, but do remember it is trick that might work for some and not for others. The method works well with some controllers. So, here is the way to Connect PUBG controller with Android.
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NOTE: If you have an iPhone, this method might not be effective. Since iPhone products are difficult, thus this method is not going to work with them.
How to connect PUBG controller with Android
Start by taking a screenshot of PUBG mobile’s controls. This is an important step as you will need the screenshots for mapping later. After this, you have to make sure of a couple of things. We have listed them below.
- Ensure that your phone is rooted.
- Make sure that you have a USB to OTG adapter.
- You will be needing either a Dualshock 3 or Dualshock 4 controller.
- Lastly, you will have to get Sixaxis Controller app. It is available on Google Store, but you will have to pay $2.49.
Once you have everything, the next step is to connect the Sixaxis controller to the Dualshock controller and the Android device using an OTG adapter. Click on Pair Controller for pairing the device. After all the above is successful, disconnect dualshock from your smartphone device and then hit the PS button. This will turn on the controller. Now, head to Sixaxis settings, Touch Emulator and finally tap on Edit Profile.
You will see a screen asking you to double tap for the menu, do that and you will see the device’s menu. Now you can easily select the screenshot that you took when we started. After ensuring that the picture is right-side up, open assignable button menu by tapping on Add Button option. Now, you have to select the button that you want to assign. Once you close the menu drag the button to the desired control point.
That is it on how to connect PUBG controller with Android. However, to assign a new control point you will have to launch add button option again and again.
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