Best Settings and Sensitivity Adjustments for Apex Legends Mobile

Apex Legends Mobile is the new hot battle royale game everyone is playing and talking about. As you would expect from a battle royale game, you and your squad have to battle out against other squads and be the last squad standing. If you are someone that is new to Apex Legends, you can check out our guide on the 5 best guns you need to use in Apex Legends Mobile. Today, we will be taking a look at the best Apex Legends Mobile sensitivity settings and other settings you need to adjust in order to have an excellent gameplay experience.

Now, you need to note that the default settings and controls within the game aren’t perfect. While people who are relatively new to a battle royale game will be able to use the default settings, players who come from other battle royale mobile games will not be comfortable with it. Of course, it is always your personal preference on how you adjust the controls and sensitivity within the game. But, if you are someone that is confused as to how to adjust these controls and what settings would work for them, this is the guide for you.

Best Settings and Sensitivity Adjustments for Apex Legends Mobile

The Sensitivity and other settings always depend on the individual preference and the device that is being used. While in most cases default settings work great, a player always has the option to adjust to take full benefit by applying preferred settings.

How to change Settings on Apex Legends Mobile

Apex Legends Mobile Settings

Before we go into what the best settings are, you need to know how you can access this settings menu in the game. So, follow these steps to open the Settings page on the game.

  • Launch the game on your Android or iOS device.
  • Wait for the game to check for any updates and install them if needed.
  • Once you have been automatically logged into your account, you will be taken to the home screen of the game.
  • Now, at the bottom left of the screen, you will see the option called Settings, Tap on it.
  • You will now see all the various elements that you can adjust on the right-hand side of the screen.
  • Simply tap on the menu that you want to make adjustments to.

Enter the Practice Mode

While the settings are mentioned below, it is recommended that you adjust the settings yourself and try it out in the practice mode of Apex Legends Mobile. Here are the steps on how you can enter practice Mode in Apex Legends Mobile

  • Launch Apex Legends Mobile on your device.
  • Once the game has been launched, tap on the Battle Royale option on the left side of the Play button.
  • Once in, you will be able to see various modes that you can choose from on the right.
  • Tap on the option that says Free Practice.
  • Choose Firing range as the mode.
  • At the bottom, you can choose between FPP or TPP mode. The mode choice depends on you, how you want the battlefield view, so try both.
  • Finally, tap on the Confirm button.
  • You will now be playing the practice mode. Adjust and tweak your settings to see what works best for you.

Apex Legends Mobile Basic Settings

Apex Legends Mobile Settings

Make sure to tap on the Advanced Setup tab instead of the Lite Setup tab. The Advanced Tab is where you will be able to make a lot of changes, Whether you are a new player or an experienced battle royale player, everyone wants the freedom to make changes according to their liking.

These are the Settings you need to have under the Basic Settings menu.

Auto FiringOn
Left Fire ButtonOn
One Tap (ADS & Fire)Off
Bolt Action Sniper ModeRelease to Fire
Semi-Auto Shotgun ModeFire after ADS
ADS ModeTap
ADS Button Rotates CameraOff

With regards to ADS Settings, it is advisable to try them out and see what setting suits you the best. While the particular setting might be comfortable for one player, it may simply act as a headache for another player. This is where you need to make use of the practice mode that is available in the game.

More Settings

Apex Legends Mobile Settings

These are additional settings that will help you in the game. However, not all of the settings need to be the exact same way once you are able to master the controls in the game. Click on More Options under Basic Settings to get more settings.

Aim AssistOn
TPP OpticClassic
Auto-Open DoorsOff
Auto-Open ChestsOn
Weapon Auto Cycle on EmptyOn
Continous ThrowingOff
Tactical Ability Release methodClassic 
Ultimate Use MethodClassic
Allow Squadmate Control when OfflineOn

For the first few games, you can leave Aim Assist On as it will help you in aiming at your targets. But, it would be advisable to have the setting turned off when progressing into higher levels. If you leave the setting on, it will simply ruin your aiming skills and will render you useless altogether.

Apex Legends Mobile Gameplay Settings

Apex Legends Mobile Settings

Movements: Basic

Joystick triggers Auto-RunOn
Crouching ControlsTap
Slide Jump ControlClassic
Use the Crouch button to rotate the cameraOff
Use the Jump button to rotate the cameraOff

Movements: Climb

Climbing Control ModeClassic
Climbing PromptOn

Movements: Zipline

Zipline Button SettingsDisplay
Riding on Zipline MOdesOff
Vertical Zipline Interact buttonOn
Vertical Zipline Direction TipsOff
Auto turn On Vertical ZiplineOff
Assisted Zipline Floor LandingOff

Items: Basic

Smart health Item RecommendationOn
Toggle to use Health ItemsOn
Continuously use Health ItemsOff
Continuously use Shield BatteryOff

Attachments: Backpack

Attachment BackpackOn

Apex Legends Mobile Pickup Settings

Apex Legends Mobile Settings

These are the settings that you need to adjust for items that can be picked up all around the map. It would be advisable to stick with these exact settings as they help to make your gameplay much better and also helps you reduce time being wasted in deciding what to pick and what not to pick. These Settings are available under Gameplay settings.

Pickup Settings: Basic

Taking Damage Automatically CLoses DeathboxOff
Switch Item ModeTap

Pickup Settings: Auto Pickup

Auto PickupOn
Auto Pickup IntervalShort
When Autopickup is closed, stop Auto PickupOn

Auto Pickup Consumables

Health-Related Items

Now, the game has a variety of health consumables that you can pick up automatically. But, it is always meaningful to pick up a reasonable quantity of such items so that it does not fill up your backpack with just one item in large quantities.

Shield Cell8
Shield Battery4
Phoenix Kit1
Ultimate Accelerant1

Ammo: default values

The quantity of grenades that you store with you is also equally important. Because the Arc Start is a great weapon, it is advisable to have more of it in stock as compared to the other grenades

Frag Grenade1
Thermite Grenade1
Arc Star2

Apex Legends Mobile Battlefield Info Settings

While you are battling out with the enemies, it is always important to have all the info available at all times. The settings mentioned below are perfect and it is recommended that everyone follows the settings. These settings are available under Gameplay Settings.

Mini-Map Settings

Minimap RotationOff
Map Radar AlertOn

Battle Feedback

Crosshair Radar AlertOff
Show legends Avatar when aiming at TargetOff
Low ammo notificationOn
Damage Numbers Display ModeBoth
Battle InfoFollow on Crosshair
Damage CrosshairTarget Crosshair with Info
Incoming Damage Feedback2D and 3D icon

Apex Legends Mobile Sensitivity and Controls Settings

Apex Legends Mobile Settings

Here are the Controls that are important but at the same time may vary from person to person. As mentioned earlier, it is recommended that one test the controls and adjustments in the practice range and see what works best for them.

Battle Royale Basic Controls

Screen SettingsControl Interface 1
Control ModeLeft movements/Right Fire

Sensitivity Controls 

Rotation ModeSpeed Acceleration
Sensitivity AdjustmentOn
Overall SensitivityCustom (Choose what works best for you)
FPP Free CameraOff
TPP Free CameraOn
Free Camera200%
Sensitivity Acceleration100%

Apex Legends Mobile Gyroscope Settings

Now, there are players who make use of the Gyroscope on their device while playing such battel royale games Because the settings for such will vary from person to person, it is best for you to test out and see what adjustments work perfectly for you.

Apex Legends Mobile Graphics Settings

Apex Legends Mobile Settings

Well, for graphics, it is advisable to have it set at medium. You can set it on high depending on your device. But again, would you prefer to have higher graphics and your FPS taking a hit? No. So, set the FPS to the highest your device supports and leave the graphics to medium or high.

Well, these are the settings and sensitivity adjustments you need to make in order to get the best gameplay experience within Apex legends Mobile. Now, not everyone will be comfortable with the above settings, so it is always recommended that you test and adjust the settings to your liking. If you feel like there are some settings that you feel need to be adjusted, feel free to drop them in the comments below.

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