Pairing Your PS3 Controller

Note: this needs to be done only the first time

Mac OS X:

  1. Download SixPair
  2. Connect both your PS3 controller and your iOS device to your Mac
  3. Click the Pair controller button
  4. Disconnect your controller.
  5. Done!

Windows:

  1. Download and install SixaxisPairTool
  2. Connect both your iOS device and PS3 controller to your Windows computer
  3. Run SixaxisPairTool and insert your iOS device Bluetooth address (you can find it in Settings > General > About > Bluetooth)
  4. Click Update and disconnect your controller.
  5. Done!

Linux:

  1. Download and compile sixpair
  2. Connect both your iOS device and PS3 controller to your Linux PC
  3. Run sixpair and give it your iOS device Bluetooth address as the first CLI parameter
  4. Disconnect the controller
  5. Done!
  6. More in-depth instructions here.