Using an Xbox / PS4 games controller

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This support article covers the following applications:

Teleprompter for Video App Icon

Teleprompter for video

Scripted Video for Business App Icon

Script videos for businesses

The Teleprompter for Video app can be controlled remotely using any supported games controller.

Supported wireless controllers

  • Xbox Wireless Controller with Bluetooth (Model 1708)
  • Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2
  • Xbox Adaptive Controller
  • PlayStation DualShock 4 Wireless Controller
  • Other MFi (Made for iOS) Bluetooth controllers might be supported

Pair the controller with your iPhone or iPad

Xbox pairing instructions

Turn on your Xbox controller by pressing the Xbox symbol at the top, then put it into pair mode by pressing the pairing button on the top face of the controller (near the left trigger).

The controller will flash and appear in the list of devices in the Bluetooth menu of the Settings app. For further information about pairing Bluetooth devices, please see this guide

PS4 pairing instructions

Hold down the PS button and the Share button simultaneously for 5 seconds. The controller will flash and then appear in the list of devices in the Bluetooth menu of the Settings app. For further information about pairing Bluetooth devices, please see this guide

Troubleshooting pairing

For troubleshooting, please read the Apple support article which gives various information about how to pair games controllers to an iPhone or iPad.

Controls

Use a PS4 or XBox games controller as a remote control for the video app
  1. Start / Stop Recording
  2. Start / Pause Scrolling
  3. Decrease speed of scrolling
  4. Increase speed of scrolling
  5. Move the script backwards
  6. Move the script forwards

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