For so many of us, Cydia is out of reach now and has been for some time. The few updates we have seen have been directed at just a handful of devices, with the majority of the community left with no option but to stay with the stock iOS. Things have changed somewhat, and a number of third-party apps have been released and one that is proving very popular is an emulator app called GBA4iOS [ext link], giving us back part of what we used to get from Cydia.
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What is GBA4iOS ?
GBA4iOS is one of the top emulators, offering a console experience second to none on your iOS device. Until Apple patched the exploit he was using with iOS 8, Riley Testut, the developer of GBA4iOS could offer his emulator legitimately through the iOS app store but, once that exploit was patched, he had to move it to Cydia [ext link]. Now you don’t need a jailbreak to use GBA4iOS, leaving it wide open for anyone to use.
With GBA4iOS you can choose from thousands of Gameboy, Gameboy Color, and Gameboy Advance games to play on your iPhone or iPad and, because the updated version of GBA4iOS is integrated in part with the iOS SDK tools, you get to experience some of the best features available in an emulator.
GBA4iOS Features :
- Simple to download and use
- No need to install Cydia
- Compatible with all iOS devices on iOS 7 to iOS 11
- Fully optimized for the iPad
- Cheat codes supported
- Dropbox syncing
- Airplay support
- Wireless linking support
- Several GBA/GBC skins to choose from
- A few customized controller skins
- Controller vibration mode
- iOS 7 external controller support
- Updated regularly
- Browser built-in
- New logo for the app icon
- Several different save modes
- Sustain button
- Event distribution
- Fast forward
- URL Scheme support
- Play thousands of Gameboy games
- Lots more features
How to Download GBA4iOS:
To download GBA4iOS you must first download an app installer called Cyrus Installer onto your iPhone or iPad. This is easy to do and the whole process takes just a minute or two, depending on your internet connection:
- Following the guide at the link, Download Cyrus Installer to your iOS device
- Open Cyrus and look for GBA4iOS
- Download and install it
Cyrus Installer offers a few other cool apps and games as well so have a look through it and see what else you can download. GBA4iOS is perfect for those who want their Nintendo Gameboy games back on their devices so download it and tell us what you think. For more tips and tricks like this, follow us on Facebook.