Playing IF useing a ps3 control

For those of you who would like to get IF on a console I think I have your answer. Today I went to Asda Britain’s equivalent to Walmart and bought an OTG cable On the go cable and went home and found my old ps3 I would have used my brothers xbox1 but he did not let me even touch it I took the charging cable and the control and plugged them into the female port of the OTG cable. I then plugged the USB c from the OTG into my phone and switched on the control. After testing it for a while I went onto IF and went and set it up in the IF settings. After a lot of trail and error it worked and I went and did a short flight in the 747-400. After that I worked through every aircraft and found that they all worked however the F-18 needed different settings.
The setup for the cable looked like this for anyone that did not understand.


It will take a while to understand how to do this.
This was on a pre global version as I only have 1 compatible device and can not afford it currently

Things I used

Phone: Samsung galaxy J3 (2016)
OTG: Polaroid (that is all the packet said)
Control: Sony duel shock 3
PS3 wire: the one that came with the control

If you have any questions I will happily answer them.

Pros

It is basically a cheap joystick
You don’t have to put your hands on the screen
You can sit further away from it.
It is more comfortable to hold

Cons

Drains battery quick (10% per 8min for me)
Costs a bit more (ÂŁ5)
Takes a while to get used to
Only get 70% roll and pitch

If you try this tell me how you get on and send picture or videos.

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How difficult was it to fly? Also, which controls were binded to what?

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It is difficult at first but I have been trying for about 1hr and have got the hand of it enough to be able to land just I was of the center line but still near it.
The right bumper is binded to the throttle and works quite well the right joystick is roll and pitch and I did not do anything but the left joystick is linked to looking left and right in the cameras I am working on other controls.
Edit: cheack cons again.

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This is an easy result to achieve and is tailored to each person’s preferences. It can also be done with a PS4 controller via Bluetooth, anyone who wants tips on that DM me

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I think any controller can do it.

Oh wow, I didn’t even know you could do that!

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Art I magic finding it out. I’m kidding I found out by accident because I accidentally pressed IF so just continued because I could not be bother pressing the home button How lazy am I not bothering to press the ho,e button

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lol i agree once i tap the app, theres no getting out!

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Would that setup work for a yoke?

I think so but I don’t have one to try. If it doesn’t work and you have bought an OTG cable then you can use the cable for other things like reading usb sticks or connecting a mouse.

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Using a PS3 remote to play IF. Wow, thats something you don’t see everyday. I didn’t know you can do that. I thought it only worked for the yoke.

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