How to control the cursor with a gamepad on BlueStacks 4

How will this help?

This detailed article will help you with how to control your cursor with a gamepad on BlueStacks 4.

How can I control the cursor with a gamepad on BlueStacks?

1. Connect your gamepad and then launch your favorite game on BlueStacks. For representation purposes, let's play Among Us.


2. The left stick on your gamepad controls the movement of your character. To start controlling the cursor with it, first press the Start button.


This enables 'Mouse Mode' and lets you perform the following functions:

a) Controlling the cursor movement: Use the left stick to move the cursor.


b) Performing a Left-click: Press the 'A' key to perform a left-click on your screen.


c) Dragging objects: Place the cursor on an object and then, press and hold the 'A' key. Now, move the left stick to drag the object.


3. To disable 'Mouse Mode' and to start using the left stick for controlling your character's in-game movement, simply press the Start button again at any time.

NOTE: This feature does not work with games that provide their own gamepad controls, such as Minecraft. To use 'Mouse Mode' in such games, make sure your native gamepad is set to forced off before you perform the steps mentioned above. Read this article to know how to do it.

Know more about using gamepads on BlueStacks

The following articles may further assist you in using gamepads on BlueStacks:

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Last updated on Jan 15, 2021.

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