How to view or hide keyboard/mouse controls on-screen on BlueStacks 5

How will this help?

This article will show you how to view, hide or adjust the visibility of on-screen keyboard and/or mouse controls for any game on BlueStacks 5.2 and above.

NOTE: If you wish to view or hide gamepad controls on-screen, please refer to this article.


How can I do this?

1. While playing any game on BlueStacks 5, click on the "Game controls" icon from the side toolbar.

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2. Here, make sure that the "Game controls" option is turned ON.

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3. Now, toggle the "On-screen controls" option to view or hide the controls for your game.

  • To view the on-screen controls, turn it ON, as shown below.
  • To hide the on-screen controls, turn it OFF.  

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4. If the "On-screen controls" option is ON, you can use the Opacity slider to adjust the visibility of your on-screen game controls.

  • To decrease the visibility, move the slider to the left.
  • To increase the visibility, move the slider to the right.

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5. Make sure to select the keyboard option in front of "Controls for" to see your keyboard controls on-screen.

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Thank you for choosing BlueStacks. We hope you enjoy using it. If you have any further questions, please contact us at support@bluestacks.com. Happy Gaming!

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