Delta Emulator for iOS

kuba - Monday, 21 October 2019
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Delta Emulator for iOS

Delta Emulator is an iOS multi-system emulator written by Riley Testut, the previous lead developer of GBA4iOS. Play your favorites games from platforms like Nintendo 64, Nintendo DS, SNES, Game Boy (Color, Advanced) on mobile screen. Download Delta Emulator for iOS without a computer.

What is Delta Emulator?

Delta Emulator is a free iOS app to play games from Nintendo, Super Nintendo, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance directly on your iPhone. Download roms, import the game files to the emulator and start playing using iPhone's on-screen controls or a connected controller.

The emulator allows you to manage all games depending on the platform. From settings, you can select controller skins in horizontal and vertical mode, determinate how translucent the controller appears on the screen, or manage 3D Touch shortcuts to favorites games.

Delta Emulator on iPhone

Moreover, Delta Emulator for iOS allows you to save and load states and any time, activate cheat codes and fast forward option, and select buttons to hold down. Game roms can be imported directly from a web browser, using iTunes sync, or via files stored on iCloud or your iPhone.

    Delta fully supports both Dropbox and Google Drive for syncing games, save data, states, and cheats between devices. This allows users to choose the option that makes the most sense for them, which is important since this is a feature everyone should have enabled in settings.

    How to install Delta Emulator

    You are just a few steps from installing Delta Emulator on an iOS device. Follow our step-by-step guide to download Delta Emulator. No jailbreak required.

    Download Delta Emulator iOS without a computer.

    Step 1. Click Install Delta Emulator from your browser. (mirror 1)

    Step 2. Tap Install on message prompt “ignition.fun would like to install Delta Emulator”.

    Step 3. Delta emulator Icon will appear on your Home Screen.

    Step 4. Navigate to Settings → General → Device Management.

    Step 5. Find the newly installed Enterprise App Certificate.

    Step 6. Click on the certificate name.

    Step 7. Trust apps from the developer to run on your iPhone.

    Step 8. Allow access to your data and tap Trust.

    Step 9. Run Delta Emulator app.

    Delta app running on iOS

    Now you can run the emulator like any other installed app. If the application will not work, it can be related to certificate revoked by Apple. Basically, it means that you need to reinstall the app to make it work again. Go again through all steps or use an alternative method to install Delta Emulator.

    When you completed all step your Delta Emulator App should be installed correctly on your iPhone. After Delta Emulator App will be downloaded you can’t run the app. An Untrusted Developers Message will appear and it’s required to complete all tasks from Step 4 in our guide above.

    If you have a problem installing Delta Emulator App from our link you can also try alternative options and find the app via popular Cracked App Stores. Free Delta Emulator is available via Ignition App, Panda Helper, or AppValley. Usually when the download will not start simply try again later.


    Delta Emulator download

    Download Delta Emulator IPA file and sign it using Impactor and sideload the app. We provide a full step-by-step guide on How to use Cydia Impactor to install IPA files on iOS. Impactor allows you to install max 3 apps on your device. Every 7 days after signing, you will have to connect your iPhone to your computer and repeat the install process, however, you do not have to delete the apps.

    Step 1. Download Cydia Impactor, and unzip the file.

    Step 2. Unzip the Impactor_0.9.52.zip on Desktop.

    Step 3. Run Impactor.exe from the extracted folder.

    Step 4. Connect your iPhone to PC or Mac using a USB cable.

    Step 5. Unlock your device and tap Trust this device.

    Step 6. Your iPhone should be detected by Impactor.

    Step 7. Download Delta.IPA version 1.0 (144 MB).

    Step 8. Select from menu Device → Install Package.

    Download Delta Emulator IPA

    Step 9. From the Window navigate to Delta.IPA file and open it.

    Step 10. Enter your AppleID and app-specific password to sign apps not provided by Apple.

    Step 11. The Spotify.app icon will appear on iOS home screen.

    Step 12. Navigate to Settings General Device Management.

    Step 13. Find the newly installed Enterprise App Certificate.

    Step 14. Click on the certificate name.

    Step 15. Trust apps from the developer to run on your iPhone.

    Step 16. Allow access to your data and tap Trust.

    Step 17. Run Delta Emulator app.

    Delta App

    Sideloading the IPA file has some major downsides. If you didn't buy the Apple Developer Certificate, the free one allows you to sing up to 3 apps per device and the certificate is valid only for 7 days. The application will be not revoked but after 7 days it is required to re-sing the file again.

    Delta Emulator Logo

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Delta Emulator safe?

    Installing the Delta Emulator is 100% safe to use and install on your device. There is no need to jailbreak your iPhone or use a computer to download the emulator.

    Can Delta Emulator play GBC games on iOS?

    Yes, the emulator is compatible with GBC games and you can use it to play all popular games available for the Game Boy Color platform. Game Boy Advance is also supported.

    How to download games for Delta Emulator on iOS?

    To download GBA or GBC games simply google for the term "GBA Roms". Download the ZIP package in Safari browser and open the file in Delta app to import. Delta supports ROM files (.nes, .gba, .z64, etc.) or .zip files containing those formats.

    Delta Emulator unable to verify app?

    If the emulator will not open it's probably because the app certificate was revoked and it's unable to verify the app. Reinstall the Delta Emulator or sideload the IPA file to avoid revokes.

    Where are Delta Emulator ROMs stored?

    All Delta Emulator ROMs are stored on iOS in location: /var/mobile/Containers/ Data/Application/ Delta/Documents /Database/Games. Backup the files or import new ones from PC to this desination.

    Where are stored saves?

    Delta Emulator is saving all saves to the same location as ROMs of games. In Database folder is located Save States folder with all game saves.

    Opened ROM will not appear in the app?

    Wait about 10 seconds and close the app via multitasking. The game should now appear in Delta Emulator app. If you still have problems with the .rom try to find a different source.

    What are the upcoming Delta features?

    Riley Testut is working on Nintendo DS support, Multiplayer support for SNES and N64 games, Native Apple TV support, ability to search for popular cheat codes, variable Fast Forward speeds, 3D Touch support in controller skins, and custom filters to alter appearance of games.