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Hi everyone,

I've searched all over but can't find the answer. I've used the sixaxis app on many devices before. It doesn't seem to work on the tab s, and I believe it is because newer Samsung devices are missing a certain Bluetooth protocol.

My goal is to connect two PS3 controllers to the Tab S to play emulated games (nes, snes n64,etc.)

Does anyone have any information on how to get it working? Thanks!
 
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Hi everyone,

I've searched all over but can't find the answer. I've used the sixaxis app on many devices before. It doesn't seem to work on the tab s, and I believe it is because newer Samsung devices are missing a certain Bluetooth protocol.

My goal is to connect two PS3 controllers to the Tab S to play emulated games (nes, snes n64,etc.)

Does anyone have any information on how to get it working? Thanks!

I tried all the tricks I know, to no avail, it's really hard to make it work, unless you're willing to do it 'oldschool' style, wired via OTG.

we managed to do this in samsung tab 3 before, 2 PS3 controllers for 2 player fighting games, dunno, seems like we have bluetooth compatibility issues as the PS3 bluetooth is already outdated.

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what ? sixaxis controller works perfectly on my tab s 10.5 :v no issue . even with wire
 
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Works on my 8.4 too.. have you tried the compatibility checker first ? It only worked after I used it once

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Works on my 8.4 too.. have you tried the compatibility checker first ? It only worked after I used it once

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you dont need to install that app , just set the host IP for the controller and play . that's all
 
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Well, like I said, didn't work until I tried that. Can't tell why though, never had too before. But I tried it since I remember a while ago, sense and touchwizz used to be not compatible with sixaxis app

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Default screenshots...method...controller type?

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what ? sixaxis controller works perfectly on my tab s 10.5 :v no issue . even with wire
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Works on my 8.4 too.. have you tried the compatibility checker first ? It only worked after I used it once

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ok, wait...so are both of u guys saying that u have a PS3 controller working through BLUETOOTH with the tab S?! If so then could one of u please provide a screenshot as proof and describe your connection method...did u use the pc program or bond with an otg cable through the sixaxis app then pair and what version of the sixis app are u using? Also..are u using original oem sony controllers or ebay branded ones? :confused
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to answer all of the basic questions...yes i'm rooted & yes i've used the app before successfully most recently on the tab pro 8.4 . i really need the above questions i posed to the poster above answered...also as @sku|| suggested i doubt if the compatibility checker helps but yes i've tried that too. Thx for the screenshot though...are u using original sony controllers and more importantly what version of the sixaxis app are u using?
 
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Like I said, it wasn't working the first time, so I downloaded the compatibility checker since I remember there used to be issues with touchwizz, and it said it was compatible. I'm using the official ps3 controller. Are you root ?
Forgot to say, I connected the controller on my computer to change the master address and then connected it through Bluetooth
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ok, wait...so are both of u guys saying that u have a PS3 controller working through BLUETOOTH with the tab S?! If so then could one of u please provide a screenshot as proof and describe your connection method...did u use the pc program or bond with an otg cable through the sixaxis app then pair and what version of the sixis app are u using? Also..are u using original oem sony controllers or ebay branded ones? :confused
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to answer all of the basic questions...yes i'm rooted & yes i've used the app before successfully most recently on the tab pro 8.4 . i really need the above questions i posed to the poster above answered...also as @sku|| suggested i doubt if the compatibility checker helps but yes i've tried that too. Thx for the screenshot though...are u using original sony controllers and more importantly what version of the sixaxis app are u using?
I'm using the 0.7.4 version, what else do you need?
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Hmm interesting. What rom version are you using? It could be regional issue?

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Like I said, it wasn't working the first time, so I downloaded the compatibility checker since I remember there used to be issues with touchwizz, and it said it was compatible. I'm using the official ps3 controller. Are you root ?
Forgot to say, I connected the controller on my computer to change the master address and then connected it through Bluetooth
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Im using 2 official controllers here, one that came with the ps3 that I used on my tab 7.7 with no issues (bluetooth) . And another aftermarker pink controller that I also used with no issues with tab 7.7. Only thing devious and I have in common might be our custom rom which he compiled
I tried connecting it through PC and change the mac address via sixaxis changer. Installed the compatibility checker and eas advised that it's compatible. Bought the sixaxis app. And.. boom. Stuck at 'listening to controllers'. I'll give it a shot once again

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