Unmap controller buttons with reWASD and fix double input

Map controller to keyboard unmap controller with reWASD

While reWASD users were remapping controller to keyboard, they’ve experienced some issues. As you know, Xbox Accessories app is the standard software that allows to manage Xbox Elite controller. And some of the controller buttons have native actions assigned to them. So if you use reWASD to remap controller buttons PC produces double input: one from the hardware or native controller support i game, other — mapped with reWASD. And those actions won’t perform simultaneously, one of them will be activated randomly, and that’s definitely out of the frying pan into the fire. We’ve prepared a guide of how to map controller to keyboard with reWASD unmaps to fix double input!.

How to remap controller buttons on PC and fix double input?

First of all, let’s see how unmaps look like on reWASD screen:

Map controller to keyboard unmap controller with reWASD

You can see the Fallout 4 config on the picture above. You can download and use this reWASD config from our community, it will definitely fix Fallout 4 controller double input.

Good thing is that you can see which controller buttons are unmapped, and which ones are not. reWASD can unmap bumpers, stick clicks, sticks and axes, D-pad buttons, face buttons (XYAB), Menu, View and Xbox buttons and Elite paddles. Basically, you don’t even need to download Xbox Accessories app to remap controller buttons PC sees as double input, you can do it and map controller to keyboard with reWASD only.

Now let’s see what actions are required to unmap buttons and fix double input:

  • Download and install reWASD. It’s free to try, so it would be easy to start.
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  • Connect your controller to PC. You will see it in reWASD too.
  • Create a new profile, the config creates automatically. Start remapping!
  • Do reWASD mapping now: remap controller buttons aka PC keyboard or mouse key to the chosen controller button. Remember, that reWASD has a handy feature: you can simply press the controller button and it will be chosen in reWASD as the one you want to remap. Same story with keyboard keys: to quickly assign the binding just press the button.
  • You have two options at the point of unmapping: you can choose to remap the whole D-pad or all the face buttons by one click:
  • Map controller to keyboard unmap controller with reWASD

  • Or, you can unmap the particular control. Pick the button, go to "Gamepad mapping", and choose the "Unmapped" option from the list. As a result, you have your controller button unmapped!
  • Map controller to keyboard unmap controller with reWASD

  • Return to the main mappings, remap controller buttons if needed, click “Apply”. Remap has been activated!

To create a config that will perform properly you need to be attentive to fix double input, for your PC gaming experience to be the best. While you map controller to keyboard, you re-assign the actions from controls to keys, so in most cases unmaps are the best option.

We recommend you to use this feature every time to fix double input, so reWASD mapping will overlap the native controller support.

If you want to know more about mapping controller to keyboard, you can check out the How-To from reWASD official website.

The video below shows the unmapping process one more time. Be sure you are subscribed to our YouTube channel where there are lots of other useful videos.

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