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Is it possible to use Mice, Keyboards, and Gamepads to an Android Phone or Tablet

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How to connect Mice, Keyboards, and Gamepads to an Android Phone or Tablet ? Few days ago I was thinking about is it possible for me to use my Android HTC m8sx mobile with pc mouse or keyboard ?

You will be very glad to know that it is very possible to use mice , keyboards and Gamepads to an android devices without any hassle.

How to do that ?
Yes sure,   Android phones and tablets don’t have standard, full-size USB ports, so you can’t plug a USB peripheral directly into it. To actually connect a USB device to your Android device, you’ll need a USB on-the-go cable. A USB OTG cable is an adapter that plugs into the Micro-USB port on your device and allows you to connect full-size USB peripherals , so for using a third party Hardware in your android mobile phone you have to use USB peripherals Device USB OTG cable .
Most android phone don't have same usb port as normal computer has. You have to use A cable usb OTG on the go for connecting with mice, keyboard, or Gamepad with your android phone. You can buy this cable very cheaply from Amazon store or your local Shop. But before buying this cable you have to remember that your mobile device is compita ble with usb USB peripherals USB OTG. If not then you can not connect any mice or keyboard with usb cable. For example all android devices don't have this feature support.

 Like Important Note: Not every Android device supports peripherals with a USB OTG cable. Some devices don’t have the appropriate hardware support. For example, you can connect USB mice and keyboards to a Nexus 7 tablet, but not a Nexus 4 smartphone. Be sure to Google whether your device supports USB OTG before purchasing a USB OTG cable.
So after confirming all these you can use easily a third party mice, keyboard or gamepad with android mobile.
What if your android phone doesn't support usb OTG or you don't like this extra wire connection with your phone for clumsy looking . On that case, also you can still use Mice, Keyboards, and Gamepads to an Android Phone or Tablet via Bluetooth or wireless connection.
How to do that ?
It's a very easy ways to do just purchase your third-party devices like Mice, Keyboards, and Gamepads with having Bluetooth or wireless functions available. Then connect with your android phone as you connect via Bluetooth or wireless others mobile .  How to connect to get wireless connectivity Just use your Android’s Bluetooth settings screen to pair it with your device, just as you’d pair a Bluetooth headset. You’ll find this screen at Settings -> Bluetooth. So you have to pair it after that you are on the go to use without any hassle.
Using a Mouse, Keyboard, or Gamepad
Using your peripherals is surprisingly easy. All of these input peripherals should “just work” — no rooting or other tweaks required.

Mouse: Connect a mouse and you will see a familiar mouse cursor appear on your screen. The cursor can be used to navigate through Android’s interface, clicking on things you’d normally tap. It works just like it would on a computer. Of course, you can also still reach out and touch the screen while the mouse is connected.
Keyboard: Your keyboard should just work when typing in text fields, allowing you to type at a reasonable speed on a mechanical keyboard and see more of the screen by removing the need for the on-screen, touch keyboard. Many keyboard shortcuts work like they do on computers, including Alt+Tab for switching between recent apps and Ctrl + X, C, or V for Cut, Copy, and Paste.
Gamepad: The gamepad can be used to navigate through Android’s home-screen interface and launch apps, but that’s not the ideal use. You’ll need to use the gamepad with games that support controllers. Some games (like the Sonic platformer games for Android) beg for one and work much better with a controller than with the standard touch-screen controls.
Conclusion :
So , what are you waiting for? to have full pc using interface and facilities in your android mobile or tablet just try it now . I hope you will enjoy using thsese devices with your android phone or tablet.
You can read also opposite ways How to use android devices as mouse in your pc ?

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He is a Mechanical Technician and independent Technology writer more likely put perhaps a tad too much trust in Google. He loves blogging in Technology stuffs. Recently learning Wordpress. He loved Android since the moment He got eager hands on his first device -- love surfing on internet , and more likely pass times reading various blog

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