MOGA Universal Driver
Use your PowerA MOGA with any application!
Provides full functionality for the PowerA MOGA™ Pocket and Pro controllers.
This application includes both a Virtual Keyboard that should work on all devices and a Gamepad Mode that provides full gamepad functionality for rooted devices.
NOTE: Only supports one controller at a time!
* Virtual Keyboard
* Virtual Gamepad
* Customizable profiles so you can make it work just right with your game or emulator
* Exportable profiles
* MOGA device management
* Button to stop Pivot services (Root users only, non-root get taken to the Settings application to do it manually, sorry!)
* Two Home-screen widgets:
** Small toggle widget
** Long toggle widget with profile switcher
Virtual Keyboard Features:
* Does not require root
* Usable by any application that listens for keyboard input
Virtual Gamepad Features:
* Acts like a full Gamepad
* Toggle the analog joysticks between digital and analog output depending on your needs
1. Select your device:
I'm going to assume you haven't already paired your controller with your phone. Skip to the end of the section if you've already got it paired.
Make sure Bluetooth is enabled before continuing!
Select the "Manage Controllers" button found at the top of the Settings application. You will see an empty list of paired controllers.
Power on your Pocket or, if you have a Pro, turn it on into Mode A
. Select "Add Controller" at the bottom of the screen. Your phone will start scanning for controllers and will add only MOGA devices to the list as it finds them. Once the scan completes select the controller you wish to pair with and click the "Select" button. It will begin the pairing process with your controller and you will most likely see a dialog pop up that asks you to confirm a PIN. Accept the PIN and the "Add Controller" screen will close, dropping you back to the "Manage Devices" screen. Click back once more unless you wish to repeat this step to add another controller.
2. Running in Virtual Keyboard mode:
This is the default mode for the driver but does require a few steps to configure.
Scrolling down to the "Driver Mode" section on the main screen you'll see that the current mode for the driver is "Virtual Keyboard" (unless you've already changed it to Gamepad, in which case switch back to Virtual Keyboard to follow these instructions). Click on the "Configure Virtual Keyboards" button to be taken directly to the appropriate Settings screen to turn on the "MOGA Virtual Keyboard" this cannot be done automatically for security reasons which are explained when you turn on the MOGA Virtual Keyboard. After you've enabled it go back to the driver's Settings screen and click "Select Virtual Keyboard". This will pop up the system dialog to let you choose which keyboard you want to be the active one. This also cannot be done automatically, sorry!
Finally toggle the button next to "Enable Driver" to turn on the driver. You'll see a MOGA icon appear in your notifications bar indicating the status of the driver: white for disconnected, green for connected.
If you'd like to configure a profile scroll down to the "Configuring a Profile" section below!
3. Running in Virtual Gamepad mode:
Before you continue: you must
have a rooted device with SuperUser installed in order to use the Virtual Gamepad mode. The button to enable the Virtual Gamepad is disabled if your device does not support SuperUser.
Virtual Gamepad mode is significantly easier to configure. First, click on the "Switch" button next to the current mode which will pop up a dialog box explaining the two available modes. Feel free to read these before continuing. Select Gamepad from the list and you've successfully configured Gamepad mode!
All you have to do next is enable the driver by toggling the "Enable Driver" button just as you would in the Virtual Keyboard mode.
4. Configuring a Profile:
The profile system was entirely rewritten in 3.0 to make the process easier and to provide the ability to share profiles with friends. If you scroll down to the bottom of the settings page you'll see the "Profiles" section with a couple of buttons. Clicking "Switch" will popup a dialog containing all of the valid profiles for the current controller type and driver mode (for example, you cannot use a MOGA Pocket profile that was configured for Virtual Keyboard mode on a MOGA Pro in Gamepad mode, with any variation therein).
Selecting "Manage Profiles" will bring you to a list similar to the "Manage Controllers" screen. Here you can create new profiles, rename them, delete them, or reload them from the SD card if you've added new ones onto your SD card while the program was running.
Click "Create Profile" to begin. You will first be prompted with a dialog that asks for the name of the profile. Enter what you'd like and click OK. You will then be presented with the default configuration for that profile. You can modify any of the mappings by clicking on the "Change" buttons associated with each input. When you click "Change" a dialog box will appear with a sorted list of output types. Select a type and then select the button you wish to map to that input. Changes are saved when you leave the edit page.
If you are running in Virtual Gamepad mode you will have a few more options available to you. You can decide whether or not the Analog inputs (including the DPad) should send Analog outputs or standard Button outputs. The list will automatically update when you toggle the analog mode so scroll down afterwards to configure the outputs. Gamepad mode will not present you with a list of categories as the options are much more limited. Since it is pretending to be a controller it can only send controller messages to the system. For any analog input you will only be allowed to map analog outputs and for buttons, only button outputs.
After creating a profile click the "Switch" button to select your profile and activate it!
Profiles are automatically saved to "/sdcard/MOGA/IME" for Virtual Keyboard mode and "/sdcard/MOGA/System" for Virtual Gamepad mode.
Lots of users have reported that the driver does not properly connect on certain devices (I'm noticing most are Samsung TouchWiz-enabled devices). I am still actively investigating this and will hopefully be able to resolve it sooner rather than later!
* Make sure that the Pivot is NOT running when you run my driver! It will connect to the controller and prevent my driver from connecting. There is a button at the bottom of the settings screen that will help you ensure Pivot isn't running.
* If you turn on your MOGA Pocket and the light immediately turns green then turn it off and back on until the blue light blinks consistently. I've noticed on my own that this happens almost every time I turn it on after a long period of not using the controller.
* Some users have reported that disabling WiFi has allowed them to connect their controllers.
* There is a bit of voodoo that one user found that helped them connect to their controller on a Samsung device:
Originally Posted by jjprophet
I was having the same problem on my Note 2 also. The only way I've been able to connect to this MOGA Universal Driver app is by connecting first to the MOGA Pivot app then starting the Universal Driver and then turning my phones screen off for about a second then turning it back on. For whatever reason after turning my screen back on it instantly connects to the Universal Driver app.
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