Use your Controller/Gamepad as a Mouse on your Shadow PC
Functionality of the Gamepad as a Mouse
The Gamepad as a Mouse feature empowers users to navigate their Shadow interface using a game controller, which is ideal for sofa-based interactions without a regular mouse.
Originally designed for Android TV and tvOS, this feature is also available for desktop and mobile platforms.
To activate this functionality, connect a compatible controller to your local device.
For more information on how to install Shadow on different devices, see how to install Shadow.
How to set up Gamepad as a Mouse?
How to use Gamepad as a Mouse?
Once The Gameplad as a Mouse has been set up, you will be able to manage your inputs directly from your Controller.
The table below outlines the functionality of each button.
Enable or Disable Gamepad as a Mouse feature
Move the cursor on the screen
Scrolls up or down on the page
Decrease/ increase cursor speed
Left click of the mouse
Right click of the mouse
Your cursor needs to be locked in order to use Gamepad as a Mouse.
If you unlock your cursor, the function will be disabled.
You can lock your cursor from the Quick Menu:
Lock or unlock cursor
Switches between these two modes:
Unlocked cursor: The cursor can be moved outside the Shadow window. Recommended for office use.