There are many emulators out there that enables us to plat different games on different platforms. You can play Gameboy (GB) and Gameboy Advance (GBA) games, Playstation 1 games (for newer generation devices), Nintendo 64 games, Super Nintendo (Snes), Nintendo (NES) and many more. This tutorial will show you how to install the emulators and how to install games for each one of them.

First: gpSPhone (.GB, .GBC & .GBA emulator)

  1. You will need to install gpSPhone and the Bios. You can either download it from the link below or get it from the BeYouriPhone repository
    1. http://www.mediafire.com/?jdyy2ydnmmn
    2. http://repo.beyouriphone.com
  2. If you downloaded the emulator from the first link, refer to this tutorial on how to install .DEB files : Installing .DEB Files
    1. After you are done installing the emulator, go to /var/mobile/Media/ROMs/GBA/ and drag and drop the gba_bios.bin in that folder.

      1. If the folder ROMs or GBA does not exist, just create them but be careful the naming is case sensitive
  3. You will now need to download ROMs for gpSPhone. You can google them but make sure the games have a .gb, .gbc, or .gba extension or else it will not work
  4. Go back to /var/mobile/Media/ROMs/GBA/ and drag and drop the rom file in there.
  5. Open gpSPhone and your game should appear on the browser tab
  6. Click on it and select your orientation and start playing!

Second: Snes4iPhone(7.0.0)

  1. You will need to install Snes4iPhone. You can either download it from the link below or get it from the BeYouriPhone repository
    1. http://www.mediafire.com/?mndm3t2oy2c (7.0.0)
    2. http://repo.beyouriphone.com or repo.xsellize.com (6.5.0 and lower)
  2. If you downloaded the emulator from the first link, refer to this tutorial on how to install .DEB files : Installing .DEB Files
  3. This time you will not need to add a Bios so go ahead and use the integrated browser (on 7.0.0) on the top right (Search button) to find roms you need

    1. You can otherwise download ROM on your computer and put them in /var/mobile/Media/ROMs/SNES/  (The files should be either in a zip format or .sfc)
  4. Once you are done installing the game, Launch the application: It should show up in Browser
  5. Select the orientation and play!

Third: PSX4iPhone (PlayStation 1 Emulator)

  1. You will need to install PSX4iPhone and the Bios. You can either download it from the link below or get it from the BeYouriPhone repository
    1. http://www.mediafire.com/?jdyy2ydnmmn
    2. http://repo.beyouriphone.com
  2. If you downloaded the emulator from the first link, refer to this tutorial on how to install .DEB files : Installing .DEB Files
    1. After you are done installing the emulator, go to /var/mobile/Media/ROMs/PSX/ and drag and drop the scph1001.bin in that folder.

      1. If the folder ROMs or PSX does not exist, just create them but be careful the naming is case sensitive
  3. You will now need to download ROMs for PSX4iPhone. You can google them but make sure the games have a .img, .iso, .zip extension or else it will not work
  4. Go back to /var/mobile/Media/ROMs/PSX/ and drag and drop the rom file in there.
  5. Open PSX4iPhone and your game should appear on the browser tab
  6. Click on it and select your orientation and start playing!

Fourth: Nes4iPhone (NES emulator)

  1. You will need to install NES4iPhone. You can either download it from the link below or get it from the BeYouriPhone repository
    1. http://www.mediafire.com/?jdyy2ydnmmn
    2. http://repo.beyouriphone.com
  2. If you downloaded the emulator from the first link, refer to this tutorial on how to install .DEB files : Installing .DEB Files
  3. This time you will not need to add a Bios so go ahead and use the integrated browser on the top right (Search button) to find roms you need
    1. You can otherwise download ROM on your computer and put them in /var/mobile/Media/ROMs/NES/  (The files should be either in a zip format or .nes)
  4. Once you are done installing the game, Launch the application: It should show up in Browser
  5. Select the orientation and play!

Fifth: N64iPhone (Nintendo 64 emulator) Still Buggy & only for iPod Touch 3g and iPhone 3gs

  1. You will need to install N64iPhone. You can either download it from the link below or get it from the BeYouriPhone repository
    1. http://www.mediafire.com/?ukzjzvyodom
    2. http://repo.beyouriphone.com
  2. If you downloaded the emulator from the first link, refer to this tutorial on how to install .DEB files : Installing .DEB Files
  3. This time you will not need to add a Bios so go ahead and use the integrated browser on the top right (Search button) to find Roms you need

    1. You can otherwise download ROM on your computer and put them in /var/mobile/Media/ROMs/N64/ (The files should be either in a .zip, .7z, .n64 format or .z64)
  4. Once you are done installing the game, Launch the application: It should show up in Browser
  5. Select the orientation and play!

These are all the main Emulators.

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