Turn Your Android Phone Into PS3 Remote Control Using BlueputDroid App

PS3 is a very popular gaming console. Joysticks are meant for gaming if you want to surf the net or browse the youtube videos on PS3 you need to type the words. Words typing in Joystick is very difficult and time taking. PS3 remote are available in the market. But accessories are very costly to buy. You can easily use your Android phone as a remote controller for PS3. BlueputDroid is a free app available in Google Play store to download. The application allows you to pair your Android phone up with your PlayStation 3 and use the phone as an input device. You can easily use phone’s keyboard to input text and there’s a virtual trackpad that lets you move the cursor inside the web browser.

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Note: Only some API’s are used, there is no way by now to ensure 100% compatibility with all devices. If the log says “Invalid or Inactive Bluetooth device” try a different ROM like Cyanogenmod (if available).

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How to use Blueputdroid

  1. Your phone need to be Rooted first to use the App.
  2. Install the app from Google Play Store.
  3. Open the application and click on the start button.
  4. Pair your device with a host of your choice.
  5. Once paired, click on the lens button (secondo top/left) to refresh the available Bluetooth devices.
  6. Click on a device of your choice to establish a connection.
  7. Once connected a green screen should appear.
  8. Single press to simulate the left mouse button (the background should change in blue)
  9. Double press to simulate the right mouse button (the background should change in red)
  10. Hit “menu” to show/hide/change the keyboard


Update - 2016.06.27Some of the users reported that the BlueputDroid app is no longer working fine. So try your luck or kindly apologize. 🙂 There are hundreds of such nice articles on this website. Kindly check out the homepage or search your favorite terms. We believe you will love reading them.

Rahul is the Editor-in-Chief at Thetechhacker, Phone Opinions, and Ask Hacker. After realizing an obsession with technology, he left his job career to write about technology.

  1. Reply
    kobuu Apr 16, 2014 at 4:28 pm

    nickademus420 CharleswMayer  Doesn’t work with ANY ROM 4.2.x or newer. Dev claims he has to “rewrite the entire app”. After numerous people stating they’d pay for it, he hasn’t yet.

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    nickademus420 Feb 18, 2014 at 11:34 pm

    CharleswMayer  I have cyanogenmod, still does not work.

  3. Reply
    vithala85 Sep 22, 2013 at 4:46 pm

    Tested and working decently on Samsung Tab 3.

  4. Reply
    CharleswMayer Aug 14, 2013 at 11:12 pm

    i have the new nexus 7 (2013) and it is not supported. Not sure about wath i’ll have to do if i put Cyanogenmod

    • Reply
      Rahul Vithala Aug 15, 2013 at 7:47 am

      If you change the ROM it may works.
      Only some API’s are used,there is no way by now to ensure 100% compatibility with all devices.

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