PUBG Mobile is a hard game to master. It requires players to coordinate multiple actions using your fingers on the screen of your phone at the same time to make fluent and accurate movements. It is somewhat even harder than the PUBG PC version because the mouse and keyboard setup on PC is very easy to learn and use.

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PUBG Mobile is harder than PUBG PC because you don't have a mouse and keyboard

One of the hardest things to control in PUBG Mobile is the recoil of weapons. While it has been reduced significantly, it is still there and you need to control it to shoot accurately. PUBG Mobile has the option for players to use Gyroscope to aim and control recoil in PUBG Mobile but it quite inconveniences in many cases such as when you are lying on the bed or sitting on the bus. It is also quite hard to get into so new players prefer to skip this option and learn how to control recoil in PUBG Mobile without Gyroscope.

 How To Control Recoil In Pubg Mobile
Many people like using Gyroscope to control recoil in PUBG Mobile but it can be quite an inconvenience

The good news is that you can still control your recoil in PUBG Mobile normally without Gyroscope, all it takes is some changes in your controls set up and some practice. So how to control recoil in PUBG Mobile without Gyroscope with which setup? Let's head down and find out about it with us.

How To Control Recoil In PUBG Mobile Without Gyroscope - Guide And Setup

Most new players who have just gotten into the game will only use two thumbs with one each side. While technically, you can play like this, but you won't be able to move around fluently or make fast movement combinations. Here, I will introduce you to a very simple and common control setup among the PUBG Mobile community, the 4 Finger Claw setup. We will teach you how to control recoil in PUBG Mobile without Gyroscope using the 4 Finger Claw setup.

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The 4 Finger Claw setup is a very common and effective setup for most PUBG Mobile players

The reason why it is called "Claw" is because that is the shape of your fingers when you play PUBG Mobile using this setup. You will be using 4 fingers including 2 thumbs and 2 index fingers. With this setup, you will be to jump, move, aim, shot simultaneously.

4 Finger Claw setup guide

There are many variations of this setup but all of them follow the same rules. Your left thumb, index fingers will be used to move and fire while your right thumb, index fingers will be used to aim, look, prone, crouch, jump, and other small utilities. Below is an example of how the 4 Finger Claw setup might look like. Depending on the size of your hands and fingers, you are free to make adjustments to make it fit better for you.

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An example of a 4 Finger Claw set up in PUBG Mobile

In order to adjust your control setting, tap on the gear icon on the top right of your screen, go to control, and then tap Customize.

4-finger claw ADS sensitivity (Without Gyroscope)

3rd Person No Scope: 120%

1st Person No Scope: 100%

Red Dot, Holographic, Aim Assist: 60%

2x: 36%

3x: 28%

4x ACOG Scope, VSS: 18%

6x: 15%

8x: 13%

Feel free to adjust these numbers to suit your preference the most.

PUBG Mobile How to control recoil

So how to control recoil in PUBG Mobile without Gyroscope with the 4 Finger Claw setup? Your left thumb and index finger will be doing that task. Most of the time, all you have to do is to drag your finger down vertically. This works extremely well for SMGs or ARs that use 5.56 ammo such as SCAR-L or M416.

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You can just pull down your finger to control recoil for most weapons

Weapons such as AKM or M762, while they have enormous damage, they also have an insane amount of vertical and horizontal recoil at the same time so it will be harder to control. So how to control horizontal recoil in PUBG Mobile? The principal is still the same, use your left thumb and index finger to try to keep your aim on the target. Here are some of the few tips to control the recoil of these weapons:

  • To reduce the recoils of all weapons in PUBG Mobile you can spray while prone or couch. But you should only do this while praying from far away since you will lose a lot of mobility.
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AKM is very hard to control in PUBG Mobile as it has insane recoil
  • When you are in close-range combats, switch to FPP right before you are about to go in. Things look a bit bigger in FPP and the recoil of your weapon also improves by a little.
  • A Compensator/ Flash Hider and/or a grip such as Vertical Grip, Horizontal Grip, Thump Grip are very helpful to reduce the recoil of your weapon.

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