Questions tagged [controllers]

Questions about game controllers (which, unlike the more generic peripherals, are used to control games).

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Dualshock 4 controller connected but not detected

I have a DS4 controller and I've installed DS4Windows by Jay2Kings and my controller worked until I decided to upgrade it to the ryochan7 version. The controller was obviously disconnected so i had to ...
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How do I invert the Y Axis for iPhone / backbone for Call Of Duty Mobile

I have a backbone game controller for the iPhone (it's nice) and I want to play Call Of Duty Mobile, but the game has no setting for inverting the Y Axis. What other options are there? Are there ...
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Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Lights Up

I've noticed that after connecting my Nintendo Switch Joy Cons to my computer, the small gray ring around the home button starts to light up. I looked around the settings of my Nintendo Switch, and ...
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Is there a way to copy and paste on the PS4 without using the Keyboard?

For example, I want to copy and paste text from a message on the Browser. I can't do copy and paste because all those paragraphs are not on the PS4 Keyboard to select.
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How to fix joystick bumps

With my old pair of joy-cons (and my new ones, too), I have noticed that the joysticks have some sort of bumps on them that look a bit like this: I believe that this is because the lid of the joy ...
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Bought refurbished PS4, can’t connect to either controller

(EDIT: I have found out what I was doing wrong! There was a spare USB cable that I didn’t see earlier, and that just so happened to be the one I needed to “jumpstart” my PS4! Thank you all so much for ...
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Override the PlayStation 4 DualShock Controllers in Windows 10

I'm using a PlayStation 4 DualShock controller on Windows 10. I want to change the controller behaviours for the operating system as a whole. I want the "O" button to be "pressed" ...
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Does PlayStation 2 wireless controllers really works well?

Last days I was mentioning about the glory of PS2 times and it would be nice to pull out this old console from the basement and have some fun with it one more time. The problem is that PS2 controllers ...
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Does Super Mario 3D All-Stars fully emulate the GameCube analog trigger?

Super Mario Sunshine for the GameCube had a feature where you could control the F.L.U.D.D. water flow with the R trigger. On a hard press, Mario would stop and aim. On a soft press, Mario would keep ...
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Controller isn't syncing to ps4

I used my ps4 controller on my pc via bluetooth, I now disabled bluetooth on my pc and I am trying to hook the controller up to my ps4 now, I searched it up on google and it said to plug in the ...
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Do games for some PS versions work for other PS versions?

E.g. A game was made in the era of PS2. But then, you get a PS4. Can you play the PS2 game on PS4 or a PS4 game on PS2? P.S. The PlayStation versions were just an example and purely coincidental. ...
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Can I setup a PS3 to use a PS4 Dual Shock 4 controller without a PS3 controller?

So I just bought a PS3 Slim but it did not come with a controller. I couldn't find any PS3 controllers so I got a Dual Shock 4 instead. Is there any way I can use the Dual Shock 4 with the PS3 console ...
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Is it possible to connect an Xbox 360 wireless controller to the Xbox One's wireless receiver for PC?

I got 2 Xbox 360 wireless controllers for my PC. I'm considering that the Xbox 360 controller won't connect to the Xbox One S receiver (meaning the 360 controller will be phased out soon and games ...
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Nintendo Pro Switch Controller - Entire controller acts as mouse (Testing in Dark Souls 3)

I can't seem to find any one else on this forum or elsewhere with the same issue I'm having, so I thought I'd ask directly. When I load up a game (I'm testing with Dark Souls 3), my entire Nintendo ...
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Proslife PS4 Controller Bluetooth Not Working On Windows 10

My Proslife controller works in-game over USB but not via Bluetooth. It is connected to the PC via Bluetooth and the input test works when running JOY.CPL, it even works on the controller menu in ...
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How to clear specific keybinds?

I have a NES-style gamepad with two face buttons (one less than in the embedded image), a D-pad, 'select' and 'start'. The issue with Shovel Knight is that the game allows duplicate keybinds seemingly ...
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Is drifting analog common problem of PSP? How to fix it?

I have bought a secondhand PSP (E1004 Street) a few weeks ago. Generally, this handheld works well, but after a few days of casual playing (max 2h per day) I see a little problem - the analog is ...
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Dualshock4 working only on cable [duplicate]

Couldn't find solution to my problem so making a new thread. My controller can't work unless plugged in ps/pc It works perfectly fine on cable but as soon as I unplug it it just turns off. Also can't ...
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PS4 error code ‘’’CE-31117-3’’’

Can anyone tell me what to do about this code? Comes up on my daughters ps4 when trying to use wireless controller. Had the WiFi connect issue so since there’s not a good fix for that we hooked up a ...
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Why does my PS5 controller need to be re-paired to PC every time I use it?

I am having a problem with my PS5 controller on PC when connecting it via Bluetooth. I have to unpair and pair it again to be able to use it. The controller itself works really well on Bluetooth, it ...
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How do I fix my ps4 controller

So yesterday I connected my ps4 controller to my iPad via Bluetooth and it didn’t work it showed it was connected then when I switched my iPad off after like 10 mins I just turned off my Bluetooth ...
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How to fix a dead usb port on PS4?

One of the front usb port on my PS4 suddenly stopped working. Neither charging nor connecting works using a corded controller. The very same controller connects and charge fine when plugged into the ...
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Buttons on PS4 Controller not Detected by Steam Controller Settings

I am attempting to set up my PS4 controller on Steam PC and there are numerous button inputs not being detected. At the very least Steam does detect the controller, but when I try to set up the input ...
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What are the downsides of having a bigger dead zone?

I have a Xbox 360 controller and it has always worked fine on PC and Xbox 360. I then used in on Switch, even though the calibration shows a slight drift to the left, I still played Xenoblade ...
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Dualshock 4 deactivates automatically on PC

When I connect my DualShock 4 to the PC with Bluetooth, the light turns on and then turns off after a few seconds. In the Bluetooth settings it still shows as "Paired", but games and even ...
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Dualshock 4 key stopped working and the controlller dont reset [duplicate]

Well... basically I matched my dualshock 4 on my cellphone to play a Nintendo emulator... done a couple of times already actually... Problem is, after the last time I done it, the controller stopped ...
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How do I change the controls (controller layout) for the CPU players in training mode?

Super Smash Bros, perhaps more than the average game, allows fairly freeform customisation of the controls and attracts a variety of opinions on what is the best or most efficient setup. In training ...
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How do you copy paste on Xbox One?

I wanna book ban my friend with The Bee Movie script but I can't copy or paste things on my controller. I use a controller because I am used to it and I'm pretty bad with keyboard and mouse controls. ...
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PS4 controller only working wired in games on WIN10

I've been using my PS4 controller wired on Windows 10, but it's not too comfortable. I tried on several occasions to get it running wireless but to no avail. I have successfully connected it to my PC ...
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My PS4 thinks I'm moving the joystick up when I don't touch it at all. How do I fix it?

My PS4 thinks I'm moving the joystick up, when I don't touch it at all. Whenever I'm playing a game, the screen starts moving by itself and I don't know why. The joystick doesn't move but the screen ...
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How do I get out of 3rd person on a PS4 controller?

My son is playing Minecraft on the PS4, and somehow, he got stuck in 3rd person and we're trying to get him back to 1st person. We tried moving the left stick, etc... but still nothing. How do we ...
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FSX tuning gamepad end zone

To learn how to fly RadioControlled helicopters I wanted to try playing FSX with an X-Box gamepad (I normally use a yoke). (I choose FSX and not dedicated RC rims because I think the Dodosim is the ...
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why wont my ps4 controller connect to my ps4 after resetting ps4

I sent my ps4 to Sony they factory reset it but now my controllers wont connect I've tried everything and I'm getting really pissed off.
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Can I replace default Dual Shock 4 battery to another which has more mAh?

I decided to replace the battery in my Dual Shock 4, because the default is quite weak. After a few hours of using PS4, I get notifications on the screen that the battery is low and I have to charge ...
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How do I fix my Xbox 360 controller?

I have a wired 360 controller. It doesn't have any breakaway parts in the cord. Here are the problems: The lights won't turn on, It's unresponsive, The little motor in it that does the vibration ...
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dualshock not connecting or turning on

Sorry For my bad english I have a dualshock 4 controller that wont turn on Ive change the usb port the ribbon cable and even the battry but when I plug it in the Ps4 nothing shows up when I press the ...
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Why doesn't my TRUST GXT 560 Nomad controller work on my xbox 360?

I have found a good controller, it is a controller from Trust and it is called Trust GXT Nomad. It works when I plug it into my computer, but when I plug it into my Xbox 360 it does not work, even ...
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Half-pull trigger on Xbox Elite 2 Controller?

Certain games allow you to part-pull the trigger to, e.g., steady your aim or slow time. I'm struggling to do this accurately. I've got an Xbox Elite 2 controller. Is there any way to, say, remap one ...
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Hardware calibrate xbox360

I am triing to recover an xbox360 wireless controle. It had its L stick in bad shape, so i de-soldered and re-soldered a new part. The issue is, its "zero position" isn't zero. If i move ...
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Skyrim Controller Controls Keep Resetting

I know I'm late to the party, both because this game is old and because similar questions have been asked. But none of the other answers I've seen work for me so far. My Problem In Skyrim, I can go to ...
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My controller does not work unless plugged in with a USB cable

My PS4 controller is connected to my PC with Bluetooth. The controller works with some games that I downloaded on Steam: when I turn it on the controller has a blue light and allows me to play as much ...
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Wii controllers disconnects and only connects again after restart

When I turn on my Wii, and I press any button on any controller, it connects properly. If I press a button on any other controller, any other controller which was already connected loses connection, ...
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Is it possible to use Thurstmaster T3PA and Servo Base on PS4 without a wheel?

I had the great luck to receive a Thurstmaster T3PA pedals as well as a Servo Base T300 for both Christmas and birthday, the 26th. However, the racing wheel wasn't shifted yet because it comes from ...
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PS4 won't connect to controller

I have recently bought a second hand PS4, when it arrived, it was working perfectly with the consoles connected. We did a factory reset to get rid of the last person's info etc. on it. Now when we try ...
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Dualshock 4 V2 stopped working wireless

Recently when i was about to turn on my ps4 with my controller, it did not work. I tought it was out of battery so i connected the cable. But still my ps4 controller did not get any power from the ps4....
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playing with a controller but it shows me the pc controls in the tutorial and i have no idea what to do microsoft flight simulator

I am doing the first tutorial and I can't even get through that. I am using a controller, and it's asking me to do all this camera stuff and it literally won't tell me how to, but instead shows me ...
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Using XBox controller on Windows 10 (Far Cry 4)

My question may sound simple but I've been struggling since a long time and I have no idea why it is so difficult. I have a wireless XBox controller, I have no problem pairing it with my laptop. Then ...
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How can I replace a broken ribbon circuit board in a Dualshock 3?

I have a Dualshock 3 and apparently, its ribbon circuit board (code SA1Q147A) is broken. I cannot find this particular model anywhere, either in my country, on the web, or on overseas sale sites. ...
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Does the Sony PS4 Controller (Dualshock/DS4) work via USB on a Mac?

Simple question that I cannot find the simple answer to anywhere on the web. Does the Sony PS4 controller work via USB with a Mac computer? Without any configuration? Just by plugging it in? Any Mac I ...
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PS4 remote wont connect to PS4 after being connected to IPad while ps4 has error message

I have been playing ps4 through my iPad, with the remote connected via Bluetooth to the iPad. Just recently the ps4 crashed and when it restarted, there is an error message which give you an option to ...

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