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Tutorial: How to use GameSir X2 Pro-Xbox For Android

 

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    1. INSTALL THE PHONE
    > 2. DETACH THE PHONE
    > 3. CHARGE THE PHONE THROUGH THE CONTROLLER
    > 4. SWAP ABXY BUTTON POSITIONS
    > 5. BACK BUTTONS SETTINGS
    6. JOYSTICKS & TRIGGERS CALIBRATION
    > 7. DOWNLOAD GAMESIR APP
    > 8. MAP KEYS TO PLAY ANDROID GAMES WITHOUT CONTROLLER SUPPORT


    1.  INSTALL THE PHONE


    2.  DETACH THE PHONE


    3.  CHARGE THE PHONE THROUGH THE CONTROLLER

    Notes: Only some Android phones are supported pass-through charging. Below is a brief list of compatible & incompatible phones as a quick reference. Please be noted that the list isnt exhaustive due to numerous phones in the market and our limited ability to test all phones. Other phones may or may not work for pass-through charging on X2 Pro.

    • Compatible with pass-through charging:

    Black Shark 2, Black Shark 3, Google Pixel4 XL, HONOR V30 Pro, HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro, HUAWEI P40, HUAWEI P40 Pro, Realme GT2 Pro, Samsung Note10, Samsung S20, Smartisan Nut 3 , Sony Xperia 1, vivo iQOO, vivo iQOO 3, Xiaomi Mi 9, Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, Xiaomi MIX 4, etc.

    • Incompatible:

    HONOR 10, HUAWEI nova 9 Pro, HUAWEI P50 Pro, OnePlus 10 Pro, OnePlus 6, OnePlus 7T, Oppo Reno, Realme X2 Pro, REDMAGIC 7 Pro , Redmi K30 Pro, etc.


    4.  SWAP ABXY BUTTON POSITIONS


    5. BACK BUTTONS SETTINGS

    ① Set M1 / M2 button value: Press the View + Menu + M1 / M2 buttons simultaneously for 3s. When LED 1 & LED 2 flash simultaneously, tap the button you want to map to M1 / M2 button. LED 1 & LED 2 simultaneously flash twice rapidly and go out to indicate M1 / M2 button value is set.

    ② Cancel M1 / M2 button value: Press the View + Menu + M1 / M2 buttons simultaneously for 3s. When LED 1 & LED 2 flash simultaneously, tap M1 / M2 button. LED 1 & LED 2 simultaneously flash twice rapidly and go out to indicate M1 / M2 button value is canceled.


    6. JOYSTICKS & TRIGGERS CALIBRATION

    Press the View + LT buttons simultaneously for 3s until LED 1 & LED 2 quickly flash alternately, then release the key. Slowly rotate the joysticks at their maximum angles for 3 times. Then slowly press LT & RT to their maximum travel for 3 times. Finally, press LB+RB simultaneously. LED 1 &LED 2 stop flashing to indicate the calibration is over.


    7. DOWNLOAD GAMESIR APP

    Scan below QR code to download GameSir App. After the mobile phone is successfully connected to the controller, you can directly enter GameSir App to discover the latest and popular games from multiple platforms and use  functions such as controller test, button layout settings and firmware upgrade.


    8. MAP KEYS TO PLAY ANDROID GAMES WITHOUT CONTROLLER SUPPORT

     

    Need to activate mapping and map keys to play.

    3 ways to activate mapping.

    Wireless Activation: https://www.gamesir.hk/pages/wireless-activation-tutorial

    Activation via GameSir remapper A3: https://www.gamesir.hk/pages/gamesir-a3-remapper 

    Activation via PC: https://www.gamesir.hk/pages/gamesir-activation-tutorial

    NOTE: If your Android phone is powered off, it will need activating again after powered on.

    FAQ

    1. What phones does it support?

    It supports Android 8.0 or above phone with

    • An almost horizontally & vertically centered Type-C port as mainstream Android phones
    • 12 mm or below in depth (used without phone case, camera depth excluded)
    • 10 mm or below in depth (used with phone case depth ≤1mm, camera depth excluded)
    • Phone camera depth ≤3 mm
    • USB Power Delivery 2.0 Protocol support

    Below is a brief list of tested compatible & incompatible phones as a quick reference. Please be noted that the list isn’t exhaustive due to numerous phones in the market and our limited ability to test all phones. Other phones may or may not work with X2 Pro.

    Notes:

    • Lenovo Legion 2 Pro has a unique structure with a gigantic rear bump. It is not workable on X2 Pro as the Type-C port is not or almost centered horizontally & verticallyFor other phones that have similar structures as Lenovo Legion 2 Pro, it’s suggested to contact GameSir Customer Service before purchase.
    • Motorola moto g31, Redmi Note 11 Pro and vivo Y53 dont support USB Power Delivery 2.0 Protocol. X2 Pro dont support them.Most Android phones support USB Power Delivery 2.0 Protocol. Above are known unsupported phones. Please be noted that there might be other phones without support for USB Power Delivery 2.0 Protocol. Its suggested to confirm with the phone seller before purchase.

    2. Do I have to take off my phone case to use X2 Pro?

    No, it works with thin phone case (depth ≤ 1 mm).

    3. Does it have analog triggers?

    Yes, with Hall Effect analog triggers, accurate to 0.1 mm.

    4. Does it have back buttons?

    Yes, 2 back buttons. Set the key value and use instantly, no need for software.

    Programmable Keys: A/B/X/Y/LB/RB/LT/RT/L3/R3/D-pad

    *To map to L3/R3/D-pad, you need to tap Firmware Upgrade in GameSir App. 

    5. What games does it support?

    It supports all controller-supported Android games as Diablo Immortal, Shadowgun Legends, Minecraft, Fortnite, Dead Trigger 2, Asphalt 9: Legends, etc.

    6. What cloud gaming platforms does it support?

    It supports Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta) with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, Amazon Luna, Stadia, NVIDIA GeForce Now, etc. (No need to own a console or PC.)

    7. What remote streaming platforms does it support?

    It supports Xbox Remote Play, Steam Link, Rainway, Moonlight, etc. (Need to own a console or PC.)

    8. Whats the latency?

    It uses a direct Type-C connection to your phone, zero input latency.

    9. Does it have a battery?

    No, it’s a wired controller, no need for charging and just powered by your phone.

    10. Can I charge my phone while playing?

    Yes, but not all phones are supported. Below is a brief list of compatible & incompatible phones as a quick reference. Please be noted that the list isn’t exhaustive due to numerous phones in the market and our limited ability to test all phones. Other phones may or may not work for pass-through charging on X2 Pro.

    11. Can I use headphones or earphones with X2 Pro?

    Yes, you can use Bluetooth ones, be they Bluetooth headphones or TWS earbuds. 3.5mm audio is not supported.

    12. What’s the difference between X2 Type-C & X2 Pro?

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