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Android Gamepad Keycodes and Unity Assignments

Valkron
Level 2
Hey all,

So I've been working on a spreadsheet that has the keycodes that android uses for gamepads whether through OTG or Wireless.
This was initially for me and my friends but I feel it has reached a stage where it is useful enough to share with everyone.

You can access the spreadsheet here: (Link is View Only)
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ZTVVosqb852tV1UwK7ZD-jGoMybj288sRr7urzR1KJY/edit?usp=sharing
Current version is 1.9 (Changelog is at the bottom of the sheet.)

Testing information:
Unity version : 5.1.2

Device 1:
Samsung Galaxy S4 - GT-I9505
Android KitKat 4.4.2 - Unlocked - Non-Rooted

Device 2:
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 - SM-N910G (Qualcomm SNapdragon 805)
Android KitKat 4.4.4 - Unlocked - Non-Rooted
There is also A 2nd sheet(At the bottom, "Compare Keycodes") where you can select two controllers from a dropdown as well as compare them to either Type A Layout, Type B Layout, or the opposite controller you've selected.
[WebM Preview]
To use the comparing sheet you'll have to make A copy of the sheet into your own google drive
"File -> Make a copy..."

However if you make a copy, it won't get updated.

FAQ:
Q. Why did you list controllers that connect wired via OTG?
A. A few of my friends are working with google cardboard, also in the off chance that in a later release(Or maybe in CV) of gearVR they include A OTG port.

Q. Do you own all of the controllers listed?
A. Yes, except of the Samsung Gamepad, that belongs to my friend.

Q. Why did you list the keycodes/keycode constants/motionevent constants?
A. For those not working in unity.

Q.Why haven't you listed X Controller?
A. I don't own it/have access to it.
A2. I don't have A Rooted device(I can't test the SixAxis app for wireless ps3 controller)

Q.Why can't I select A controller/compare with?
A. You need to make A copy of the sheets.
A2. It doesn't work on Mobile(Both Web App and Sheets App)

Q.Why is the Mojing controller analog striked out?
A.The controller I have the joystick is broken so I'm unsure as to whether the readout is still correct.

Warnings:
Porting warning.
If you plan to port your Windows game to android,
The inputs are different between Windows <-> Android,
For example on windows, the Xbox360 Right Analog auto maps to Axises 4 and 5.
where as on android it maps to Axises 3 and 4.

Rooted warning.(Aimed at users with rooted devices/different devices(google cardboard))
As members of the XDA community may know, you can rebind inputs for specific controller by adding specific Keylayout files to "/system/usr/keylayout". As I have tested these controllers on my Note4, they may differ on other model phones. One example I can think of is that the newer Xperia model phones have native ps4 wireless drivers so that it works with their remote play app where as other phones don't.
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cybereality
Level 15
Awesome! Thanks.
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Valkron
Level 2
Sheet has been updated, Now at Ver 1.8
1.8 - Added Playstation Navigation Controller Wired
Added SHiNTEC SMACON Controller

Don't forget to re-copy the sheet to your drive if you've copied before.
And if anyone has any questions I'll answer them as best I can.

Valkron
Level 2
Sheet has been updated, Now at Ver 1.9
1.9 - Added Ouya Controller

Finally had A chance to quickly borrow my friends Ouya Controller,
Unfortunately I forgot it had a touchpad and in a rush to scribble down the mapping while I was with my friends I used very messy handwriting and now I can't read it haha....
From what I can make out, the touchpad maps to androids;
Axis_X(Mouse)
Axis_Y(Mouse)
Axis_X(Joystick)
Axis_Y(Joystick)
and tapping it is Axis_Pressure

I think it maps to Unity's Axis X and Y and Mouse_1 but I don't remember and I don't want to add it until I'm certain so I've omitted it from the chart for now.

Don't forget to re-copy the sheet to your drive if you've copied before.