Remote Control Options

Many different devices can be used to control Teleprompter Premium, this guide helps explain all of the different options that are available.

Bluetooth Keyboard

You can use any keyboard connected to your device to control the Teleprompter. Most Bluetooth keyboards are compatible with iOS.

Connection Reliability: Excellent
A Bluetooth keyboard will rarely ever lose connection with your device unless it moves out of Bluetooth range, or has low battery.

Control Options

  • Start/Stop scrolling
  • Start/Stop recording video
  • Adjust scroll speed (increments of 1 or 10)
  • Next/Previous cue point
  • Change scroll direction
  • Page forwards/backwards
  • Begin/Finish editing script

Compatible Devices:
All Bluetooth keyboard are compatible with your device. Please check that your keyboard con connect directly via bluetooth, and doesn’t require a proprietary dongle such as a 2.4GHz receiver, this can be common in Logitech and other brands.

See Keyboard Control → to get started.

Game Controllers

You can use any connected game controller to accurately control Teleprompter Premium

Connection Reliability: Excellent
Game controllers will rarely ever lose connection with your device unless it moves out of Bluetooth range, or has low battery.

Control Options

  • Start / Stop Scrolling
  • Scroll Up / Down (Precise Joystick Control)
  • Adjust scroll speed (increments of 1 or 10)
  • Next/Previous cue point
  • Scroll Up/Backwards (Precise Trigger Control)
  • Scroll Down/Forwards (Precise Trigger Control)
  • Page forwards/backwards

Compatible Devices:


PlayStation DUALSHOCK®4 Wireless Controller
iOS 13 or iPadOS 13 is required to connect this controller.
Get PlayStation DUALSHOCK®4 Wireless Controller on Amazon (US) →


Xbox Wireless Controller (Model 1708)
iOS 13 or iPadOS 13 is required to connect this controller.
Get Xbox Wireless Controller on Amazon (US) →


SteelSeries Nimbus
Get SteelSeries Nimbus on Amazon (US) →


Horipad Ultimate
Get Horipad Ultimate on Amazon (US) →

See Game Controllers → to get started with connecting and using your controller with Teleprompter Premium.

Presentation Controllers

You can use a connected presentation controller to control Teleprompter Premium with the convenience of a small handheld remote.

Connection Reliability: Excellent
Presentation controllers will rarely ever lose connection with your device unless it moves out of Bluetooth range, or has low battery.

Control Options

  • Start/Stop scrolling
  • Change scroll direction
  • Adjust scroll speed (increments of 1)
  • Page forwards/backwards

Compatible Devices:
Your presentation controller must be able to connect to iOS devices, and use left/right keyboard arrow keys as as their control inputs. Be careful that your presentation controller doesn’t require a proprietary dongle such as a 2.4GHz receiver, this can be common among presentation controllers. We can confirm the following presentation controllers are compatible:


Satechi Bluetooth Slim Presenter
Get the Satechi Bluetooth Slim Presenter on Amazon (US) →


Logitech R500 Laser Presentation Remote
Get the Logitech R500 on Amazon (US) →

See Using a Presentation Clicker → to get started with connecting and using a presentation controller with Teleprompter Premium.

IKAN Elite Remote

IKAN Elite Remote is also compatible with Teleprompter Premium

Connection Reliability: Excellent
IKAN Elite Remote operates as a Bluetooth keyboard, which will rarely ever lose connection with your device unless it moves out of Bluetooth range, or has low battery.

Control Options

  • Start/Stop scrolling
  • Adjust scroll speed (increments of 1 or 10)
  • Next/Previous cue point
  • Change scroll direction
  • Page forwards/backwards


Get the IKAN Elite Remote on Amazon (US) →

See IKAN Elite Remote → to get started.

Control from another iOS device

Use another iOS device with Teleprompter Premium installed to control the Teleprompter.

Connection Reliability: Good
Occasionally connection between two iOS devices can be unreliable. For the most reliable and versatile method of controlling the Teleprompter, we recommend using a game controller, Bluetooth keyboard, or handheld presentation remote.

Control Options

  • Live preview
  • Start/Stop scrolling
  • Adjust scroll speed (slider control)
  • Next/Previous cue point
  • Change scroll direction
  • Page forwards/backwards

See Device-to-Device Bluetooth Control → to get started with using another iOS device as a controller.