Best ways to Install GBA4iOS in iOS 12 on iPhone to Play vintage Games?

Are you missing your old vintage games? Something like Mario, Sensible soccer, Tetris, Pokemon! Still looking for these games to play on iPhone or iPad? But isn’t its true that neither Apple allows such games to get downloaded nor it supports any app to support the functioning of these games on iPhone or iPad.

Best ways to Install GBA4iOS in iOS 12 on iPhone

But, shall I reveal a secret to you? Even if there is no support from apple as mentioned above you can still play these games on your iPhone or iPad. How? Well, you just need to download and install GBA4iOS Retro Games on your iPhone or iPad.

What is GBA4iOS?

GBA4iOS basically allows you to download and play all your favorite vintage games that you dreamed of playing on your iPhone or iPad. In a way, it is a Gameboy Advance Emulator (click on the link to know more) which allows you to download Gameboy advance games on your iOS devices. That’s true! Don’t trust me, just go and check it.


So, if you want to get back to your childhood days and want to play all your favorite vintage games, just follow me for the below steps wherein, I will be telling you how you can download and install GBA4iOS and relive your old days (not that old). Again, if you don’t trust me, that’s fine, just follow the steps and check yourself!

Before we move ahead, let me make you feel assured that downloading and installing  GBA4iOS is safe for your iOS system.


  • GBA4iOS is a very popular Gameboy advance emulator that allows to download any Gameboy advance games so that one can enjoy old classic games.
  • During the trial run, there is no issues observed with the functioning of GBA4iOS. Again, It is up to the gamer who wishes to proceed ahead considering the risk element.
  • “Emulator” allows to install and play all outdated games like Mario, Pokemon, Sensible soccer, Tetris, Atari on your iPhone or iPad. These retro games are also known as ROMs (Read Only Memory) and these are the software copies of cartridges which are same like Sony PlayStation CD and Sega Genesis Cartridge.
  • As ROMs (Read Only Memory) are protected by copyright, it is illegal to download it.
  • Therefore, we are not suggesting you to download ROMs.
Now let us move ahead towards downloading and installing of GBA4iOS on your iPhone or iPad:
Step 1: Launch Safari on your iOS device, and then browse to
Step 2: Now, click on Apps tab.
Step3: Look for GBA4iOS and click on it

install GBA4iOS

Step 4: At the bottom find Download page option and click on it

game download page

Now, scroll down till you find the icon of GBA4iOS

There are two versions, one is for iPhone 8 users, and for those who are earlier to iPhone 8, if you are out of those then you need to click on the first button. And if you are using iPhone X or later ones, then click on the second button.

select second button

Here, we are done with the downloading of GBA4iOS, now we have to follow the steps for installing it.

Step 1: When your download is completed, you will see a pop up on your screen asking to tap on Install at the bottom, click on it and then again pop up asking you to click on Install GBA4iOS, do

Step 2: In order to start the installation process, you will be asked to click on the Install tab, do that.

This is it, now wait for a while till it completes the installation. After this is done, you will be able to see the GBA4iOS app icon on your home screen of the iPhone or desktop of iPad.

How a third party profile can initiate GBA4iOS?

To initiate GBA4iOS on your device, you need to have a third party profile.

Go into the Launch settings, then towards General settings and then towards Profile and device management.

Profile and device management.

Now, again if you don’t trust me, that’s perfectly fine, but this time you will have to trust the third party profile to successfully run GBA4iOS on your iPhone or iPad.

There are mainly two possibilities of using iOS devices

  • If you are using iPhone 8 plus or models earlier to that, then you have to tap on the profile named “Jiang Xi Microblog Technology Co., Ltd.” Tap on trust “Jiang Xi Microblog Technology Co., Ltd.” and then on Trust to confirm.
  • If you are using the iPhone x or later version then, you have to tap on the profile named “SAE Magnetics Dongguan Limited” and then tap on trust “SAE Magnetics Dongguan Limited” and lastly on Trust to confirm.

Here you are, you are done with the installation of GBA4iOS on your iPhone or iPad.

Now the only thing left is to download the ROMs and start playing all your favorite vintage games.

To download ROMs, follow below steps:
Steps 1: Launch GBA4iOS application (after installing it in your device (iPhone or iPad) now you have to launch that application)
Step2: Go for the Search button (at the top right corner) and tap on it.
Step 3: Select the game series to find ROM that you wish to download. (You can choose from 11 options)

In any case, if you want to download other ROMs, then you can go to search for it on Google.

How to delete GBAiOS?

Now when you have played enough and think that you don’t need to continue and wish to delete this app, then quickly follow these 3 steps:

  1. Firstly, Go to settings and then to General settings
  2. Then, go ahead and click on Profile and device management and followed by that on Jiang Xi Microblog Technology Co. Ld.
    delete app in profile management
  3. Now, select Delete app and confirm it.

In the end, I would like to share that it has been observed that GBA4iOS is very suitable and responsive for iPhone or iPad. And also for the games to download and it also works very smoothly.

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