How to Use iPod Touch / iPhone / iPad as a PS3 Remote and a Wireless Keyboard
iPhone users often ask if they can use their iDevices as PlayStation remotes. How convenient would it be to use your iDevice as a PS3 remote for games or as a Bluetooth keyboard? The good news is that this is 100% possible. Now we will show you how to use your iPhone, iPod Touch or your iPad as a PS3 remote.
The things you would need are as follow:
-iPod Touch/iPhone/ iPad that has been jailbroken.
-Bluetooth on the iPod/ iPhone/ iPad and PS3
If your iDevice is not jailbroken, you can easily jailbreak it using Absinthe or Redsnow. Once you have jailbroken your iDevice, you would have to know how to use Cydia. A number of tasks and functions can be carried out through Cydia, but to make your iDevice work as a remote for your PS3, you just need to know a few simple features of Cydia. You just need to know how to add a source and then how to use it.
The step by step instructions on how to use your iPhone/ iPad/ iPod Touch as a wireless remote and a keyboard for your PlayStation 3 are as follow:
1.Once your iPod touch/ iPhone/ iPad is jailbroken, click on Cydia.
2.Go to options and Click on Manage.
3.Now click on “sources”
4.Click on edit and then add the following source: http://repo.hackyouriphone.org/
5.Be patient as it might take a few minutes.
6.Once the source is added, go to search and type “WeBe”
7.The list will show two applications in the result. One of them will be a paid application while the other will be free of cost.
8.You will have to click on the cracked one and download it. It will download and install on your iPod Touch/ iPhone/ iPad.
9.Now start WeBe++. You might have to wait as it is loading for the first time takes a while.
10.After WeBe++ is loaded, go to your PS3 and click on “Register a new device” there you should see your iPod Touch/ iPhone/ iPad. (Note: you would have to switch on the Bluetooth on your PS3 as well as on your iPhone/ iPod Touch/ iPad and also make sure that both the PS3 and your iDevice are discoverable)
11.Click on your iDevice and add it. You will be given a pin code on your iPod Touch/ iPhone/ iPad which you will have to key in on your PS3.
12.Once the code is keyed in, your PS3 would appear as “Paired and available devices.”
13. Now you would have to click on it and then click where it says PS3 under or shows the keyboard symbol.
Now you can use your iPod Touch/ iPhone/ iPad as a wireless remote and keyboard for your PlayStation 3. The Application and procedure is tested and is confirmed working on iPhone 4Gs, iPhone 4G, iPod Touch 4G, iPad 2G, iPod Touch 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G, iPhone 2G, iPod Touch 2G and iPad.