Retro games are quite popular among fans. Unfortunately, you can’t play those ever classic games including Super Nintendo or Atari on iPhone or iPad as Apple doesn’t allow emulator apps in the App Store.

However, that doesn’t mean you can’t break the boundaries. There is a workaround that can let you install those retro games on your iOS device thanks to GBA4iOS. Let me show you how it’s done the right way!

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How to Install GBA4iOS in iOS 10 on iPhone

Disclaimer:

  • GBA4iOS is a Gameboy Advance Emulator which lets you enjoy Gameboy Advance games on your iPhone.
  • During our test, we didn’t find anything wrong with how it functions. Having said that you should proceed ahead with the process at your own risk.
  • “Emulators” allow you to play outdated video games like Super Nintendo or Atari on your smartphone or computer. These retro games are called ROMs (Read-Only-Memory) and are software copies of cartridges or CDs like the Sega Genesis cartridge or the Sony PlayStation CD.
  • It’s illegal to download ROMs as they are protected by copyright.
  • By no means, we encourage you to download ROMs.

How to Install GBA4iOS on iPhone and iPad Running iOS 10 or iOS 11

Follow the simple instructions below in order to install GBA4iOS on iOS 10/iOS 11 powered iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

Step #1. Launch Safari on your iOS device. Then, go to iemulators.com.

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Step #2. Next, tap on “Apps” tab.

Tap on Apps in iEmulators on iPhone

Step #3. Now, you have to scroll down and tap on GBA4iOS 2.1.

Tap on GBA4iOS 2.1 on iPhone

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Step #4. Tap on “Download Page” option.

Tap on Download Page GBA4iOS 2.1 on iPhone

You need to scrolls down again until you find GBA4iOS icon.

Now, check out the two versions: Signed and Date Trick. You have to tap on the “Signed” version.

Download Signed GBA4iOS 2.1 on iPhone

Step #5. A popup will appear again. You have to tap on the “Install” button → Tap on the “Install GBA4iOS” button.

Install GBA4iOS on iPhone

Step #6. The installation process of GBA4iOS app will start. (You may have to tap on the Install button in the pop-up again.)

Tap on Install to Start Installing GBA4iOS on iPhone

Now, let it install successfully. Once the process is completed, you will see GBA4iOS app on your Home screen.

Step #7. Now, you have to trust a third-party profile to run GBA4iOS on your iPhone.

Open Settings → General → Profiles & Device Management. Under, “Enterprise App” tap on “Wuxi Suntech Power Co. Ltd.”

Tap on Settings Then General on iPhone 7Tap on Profiles and Device Management in iPhone Settings

Then, tap on Trust NARI Group Corporation.” A popup will appear on the screen saying, Trusting will allow any app from this enterprise developer to be used on your iPhone and may allow access to your data. Tap on Trust to confirm.

Trust GBA4iOS Profile on iPhone

That’s done! You have successfully installed GBA4iOS on your iOS device.

Now, go ahead and download your ROMS for your favorite games and play them to your heart’s content. You can also take the help of Google to find an ROM.

How to Download ROMs of Pokemon, The Legend Of Zelda, Metroid, Mario, Fire Emblem on iPhone

Step #1. Once you have successfully installed GBA4iOS app on your iOS device, launch it.

Open GBA4iOS on iPhone

Step #2. Now, tap on the search button at the top right corner.

Tap on Search in GBA4iOS on iPhone

Step #3. Next, you have to choose game series to find ROM. Currently, there are 11 options available. (Developer says that GBA ROMs are coming soon.)

If you want to download other ROMs, search it on Google. In this test, I’m going to download the ROM of Pokemon. You can choose to go for your favorite game. The process is pretty same.

Tap on ROM of Games in GBA4iOS on iPhone

Step #4. Next up, select your preferred version → Tap on Download button.

Download Retro Game using GBA4iOS on iPhoneStep #5. Tap on Save in the popup.

Save Retro Game in GBA4iOS on iPhone

Once you have download the ROM of your favorite game, launch it and get started.

Play Retro Game on iPhone

How to Delete GBA4iOS App on iPhone

If you ever want to delete GBA4iOS app, go to Settings → General → Profiles & Device Management → NARI Group Corporation → Delete App.

Delete GBA4iOS Enterprise Profile from iPhone

Wrapping up

Personally, I have found GBA4iOS pretty good. The app works reliably so you wouldn’t have any problem in cashing-in-on some of your favorite retro games.

Let us know your feedback about it in the comments down below.

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