How to Use DroidJoy_Setup_x64_2.0.1 to Turn Your Android Phone into a Gamepad for Windows PC
If you love playing PC games but don’t have a dedicated game controller, you might be interested in using your Android phone as a gamepad. With DroidJoy_Setup_x64_2.0.1, you can easily turn your Android smartphone into a real gamepad device for your Windows PC.
DroidJoy_Setup_x64_2.0.1 is a software that allows you to connect your Android phone to your PC via WiFi or Bluetooth and use it as a game controller input device. You can customize the layout and configuration of the buttons, sticks, and accelerometer to suit your preferences and game genres. You can also emulate standard XInput devices, which are compatible with most PC games.
In this article, we will show you how to download, install, and use DroidJoy_Setup_x64_2.0.1 to play PC games with your Android phone.
Step 1: Download and Install DroidJoy_Setup_x64_2.0.1 on Your PC
The first step is to download and install DroidJoy_Setup_x64_2.0.1 on your Windows PC. This is the server application that will communicate with your Android phone and emulate the game controller.
You can download DroidJoy_Setup_x64_2.0.1 from the official website or from GitHub. The file size is about 8 MB and it supports Windows 7 and higher.
Once you have downloaded the file, run it and follow the instructions to install it on your PC. You may need to restart your PC after the installation.
Step 2: Download and Install DroidJoy: Gamepad Joystick on Your Android Phone
The next step is to download and install DroidJoy: Gamepad Joystick on your Android phone. This is the app that will turn your phone into a gamepad and send the input signals to your PC.
You can download DroidJoy: Gamepad Joystick from Google Play Store. The app size is about 6 MB and it requires Android 4.1 and up.
Once you have installed the app, open it and grant the necessary permissions to access your WiFi, Bluetooth, and vibration features.
Step 3: Connect Your Android Phone to Your PC via WiFi or Bluetooth
The final step is to connect your Android phone to your PC via WiFi or Bluetooth and start playing games.
To do this, you need to make sure that both devices are connected to the same network (WiFi) or set to discoverable (Bluetooth). You also need to make sure that your firewall or antivirus software does not block the DroidJoy server or app from communicating with each other.
Then, follow these steps:
Open the DroidJoy server application on your PC and check the status of the connection ports (default is 1234 for WiFi and 1235 for Bluetooth). You can change them if you want.
Open the DroidJoy app on your Android phone and go to the Connect window.
Select WiFi or Bluetooth as your connection mode.
Tap on Search server and wait for the app to find your PC.
Tap on Connect and wait for the app to establish a connection with your PC.
If everything goes well, you should see a green icon on both devices indicating that they are connected.
Step 4: Customize Your Gamepad Layout and Configuration
Now that you have connected your Android phone to your PC, you can customize your gamepad layout and configuration according to your preferences and game genres.
To do this, follow these steps:
Go to the Layout window on the DroidJoy app on your Android phone.
Select one of the predefined layouts or create your own by tapping on Edit layout.
Add, remove, resize, or move buttons, sticks, or accelerometer elements as you