Genshin Impact Top Up Using Device

The idea of using a controller with mobile devices might seem foreign at first, but it is surprisingly easy to do whilst playing Genshin Touch.

At that place are both official and unofficial ways to get controller back up on mobile devices. iOS fans can get controller back up officially, whereas Android players will accept to resort to third-party methods to reach a similar consequence. Either fashion, at that place are ways for Genshin Impact players to play the game with a controller, even on mobile devices.

The article below will particular both methods for mobile fans’ convenience. It will also item the available controllers that miHoYo officially supports for iOS devices, as well as any other small-scale notes Genshin Impact players should be aware of earlier they attempt to play Genshin Touch with a controller.

Genshin Affect: How to use controllers on mobile devices

An instance of a controller that officially supports Genshin Impact (Paradigm via RAZER)

Playing with a controller on mobile devices is quite the feel, and it’due south one that some players wish to acquire more most. Information technology should exist noted that not every controller type is compatible with mobile devices, regardless of whether it’s Android or iOS. That said, miHoYo did release some details about which controllers should piece of work with iOS.

iOS (Official method)


If Genshin Impact players have their iOS version upgraded to iOS 14 or college, then they can use the following controllers officially:

  • Xbox Wireless Controller (Bluetooth)
  • Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series two
  • Playstation DualShock 4 Wireless Controller
  • MiFi Bluetooth Controllers
  • Razer Kishi

Players should go to their settings, and get to “Control Type” under “Controls.” From here, players should utilize the drop-downwardly menu nether “Control Type” and select “Controller” instead of “Touchscreen.” Players will need to re-enable their controller every time they launch Genshin Affect, however.

Of course, the controller should be turned on and the player’s iOS device should exist able to connect to Bluetooth for this to piece of work. The command schemes for the PS controllers and Xbox controllers are the same control scheme plant in their native consoles.

Android (Unofficial)


Unfortunately, while iOS got official controller back up back in Genshin Affect 1.3, there is however no official news on when Android devices will become official controller support.

That said, there are ways to play Genshin Touch with a controller on Android devices unofficially. Unfortunately, a good bargain of those methods have been reported in getting some users banned, so it’s a catch-22. If users are adamant about doing it on Android, they can hands find some methods on YouTube.

That said, at that place is always a possibility of something going wrong for the user. Android users are non privy to the luxuries iOS users have at the moment, and then information technology’s meliorate to be safety than sorry. The YouTube video shows an example of how information technology can piece of work on Android, but that’southward mostly for educational purposes.

Until then, Android users should look patiently for miHoYo to release an update that will target this crucial issue. Else, some players risk with a chance for something as minuscule equally playing with a controller in the grand scheme of things.

The Octopus app should look something like this (Image via MrDeeLee)
The Octopus app should await something like this (Epitome via MrDeeLee)

Sadly, despite all of the leaks within the Genshin Impact community, there is however no data virtually official Android controller back up. Android fans will just take to wait until that happens, or they tin utilize the method above for convenience’s sake.

Likewise, at that place is no official Developer’southward Give-and-take or anything else regarding Android users using a controller on their Android devices, officially.

Edited by Nikhil Vinod