Setup PG-9028 Without IPEGA Bluetooth Controller App

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We will show you today how you can configure or setup PG-9028 without an IPEGA Bluetooth controller app. Previously, I published an article showing you how to setup IPEGA remote Bluetooth gamepad controller. However, that configuration involves using the IPEGA Game Center app (IPEGA Game Center_ENG.apk). And that remote Bluetooth gamepad is the earlier version of IPEGA with a product code PG-9025. This time, we will be showing you another way wherein you don’t need an IPEGA Bluetooth controller app for IPEGA PG-9028.

Setup PG-9028 Without IPEGA Bluetooth Controller App

How easy is it to setup PG-9028 without IPEGA Bluetooth Controller App

There’s no trick and no application needed as I’ve mentioned above. Unlike the predecessor of IPEGA wireless gamepad controller PG-9025. You only need to make sure that your device is compatible with IPEGA PG-9028.

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IPEGA PG-9028 Compatible Devices

These are the compatible mobile devices that you can pair with IPEGA PG-9028 which has been tested as of writing this article. If your device is in the list, we suggest you bring your device first in the store and test it before you buy one.

Android Devices

  • Samsung S3
  • Samsung S4
  • Samsung S5
  • Samsung Note 2
  • Samsung Note3
  • Samsung Note4
  • LG 2
  • LG 3
  • HTC

Apple Devices

  • iPhone 4
  • iPhone 4S
  • iPhone 5
  • iPhone 5S
  • iPhone 5C
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone6+
  • iPad 2
  • iPad 3
  • iPad 4
  • MINI pad

Configuring and Pairing IPEGA PG-9028 with your devices

Now, about setting up or configuring your device and pairing it with IPEGA PG-9028. Here are the steps:

  1. Turn on your IPEGA PG-9028
  2. Also, make sure that your smartphone or mobile device’ Bluetooth is turned on
  3. Now, hold unto your IPEGA Bluetooth controller then press and hold both the X + HOME button, simultaneously.
  4. Wait until you see the LED from your IPEGA gamepad with touchpad blinking constantly.
  5. Once the LED is constantly blinking, get your mobile device and head to the Bluetooth menu.
  6. Scroll down (if needed) and look for Available Devices. What you should look for is “PG-9028”
  7. Tap PG-9028 to start pairing.
  8. Once the pairing is successful, you will notice that the LED light on your IPEGA PG-9028 will stop blinking. The light will become steady.

Basically, that’s it! You can now start checking the buttons and try using compatible games like Beach Buggy Blitz.

Here’s a YouTube video from Tech Life that will show you how it is actually done. Some bonuses in the video below are the functionality of the said IPEGA Bluetooth controller PG-9028 which is also known as the gamepad with touchpad.

Do you do have some more tricks on how to setup this amazing and cool IPEGA PG-9028 with or without IPEGA Bluetooth Controller? Please share them with us. Thanks!

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10 thoughts on “Setup PG-9028 Without IPEGA Bluetooth Controller App

  1. Rohit Pharate

    Hey thanks for sharing this detail and step by step info. I Like this article.

  2. tinton

    Hi.. thanks for sharing.. very useful info..
    just 1 question, why my ipega 9028 is always disconnected in the middle of game or couple minutes after connected? Thanks

    1. Buddahs

      Works for my S6 with lollipop and still work when updated to marshmallow… also works for my LG G5 which comes pre installed with marshmallow 6.0.1 awesome controller had worked great for me.. Oh and it works with my PC Lenovo with Windows 10 which

  3. em fernandez

    confirmed not detectable with Xperia Ultra Z on lollipop. tried all moles (a,b and x) wouldn’t even show up on available devices. read quite a few threads too. tested it on a 9023. too bad. would have been great if their programmers are good. went back to ps3 wireless atleast that works both great on the phone and my macbook pro rigat out of the box, no fiddling needed.

    1. Jc

      Try THE resetten button wile the controller is on… Than try the instructions again

  4. Frank

    Does it work on Samasung galaxy S7? And psx,gba,ps1 emulators? Please reply. Tysm.

  5. les

    that controller sux balls. it pairs up fine to my note 2 but the buttons are all wrong. in stead of left and right trigger being fire buttons it wants to use select and start. this makes the controller dumb and ineffective to use in a game. I can not seem to figure out how to move these button around and I’m about to smash this controller.

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