How do I pair my Sixaxis PS3 controller with my Android device?

Silviu D February 10, 2014
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Hi guys!
So I’ve been busting┬ámy head for a few weeks now trying to use my PS3 controller on my Android. The reason why I can’t seem to get it to work is because after I install the Sixaxis pair tool on my PC I plug in the PS3 and from here the program gets stuck on ” installing driver”. I get this with the 0.1 version of the program.

I also tried to use the newest version( something like 0.25). With this, after I install it, I right-click on it, run as Admin. I then plug in the PS3 via USB and it shows some pop-up windows and it’s installing the driver( at least so it says). After a few minutes the pop-ups go away and I’m left with the main window which says, as well, “installing driver”. So I’m stuck again!!

I don’t know what to do. If someone can, please help me!

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  1. Mat
    March 2, 2014 at 7:21 am

    My problem is exactly the same as yours. Did you ever find a fix because it's driving me crazy

  2. Hovsep A
    February 11, 2014 at 10:31 am

    maybe you need microsoft c++ 2010
    [JB][HOW TO] Connect Sixaxis PS3 Controller [No USB OTG]
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2095704

    Sixaxis Compatibility Checker
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dancingpixelstudios.sixaxiscompatibilitychecker

    Sixaxis Controller Instructions
    http://www.dancingpixelstudios.com/sixaxiscontroller/instructions.html