In this tutorial, learn how to play MAME games on your Android device for free.
Before you start, you will need to download MAME4droid (0.139u1) 1.14 APK, you can download it from this below link:
About MAME4droid (0.139u1):
MAME4droid (0.139u1) is developed by David Valdeita (Seleuco) as a port of the MAME 0.139 emulator by Nicola Salmoria and the MAME team. It emulates arcade games supported by this version of MAME which includes over 8000 different ROMs.
* MAME4droid is an EMULATOR and DOES NOT INCLUDE ROMS OR COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL OF ANY KIND.
This version of MAME4droid was designed to be used with dual-core Android devices because it is based on the PC MAME version which requires higher specifications than the older versions.
How To Play MAME Games On Android – Phone, Tablet Using MAME4droid emulator
Before installing MAME4droid (0.139u1) 1.14 APK, you have to make sure that your phone has permission to install third-party apps. To do that, navigate to Settings > Security > enable “Unknown Source” option.
Step 1. Install Solid Explorer on Android
Solid Explorer File Manager is an easy-to-use file explorer to manage all the files on your device’s memory or SD card. And you will use it to extract the compressed game files.
Or you can also use Zarchiver to extract the compressed game files.
See more: How to Open Zip/Rar Files On Android
Step 2. Install MAME4droid emulator on Android Device
Download MAME4droid (0.139u1) 1.14 APK. Then install MAME4droid emulator on your Android device. You can refer how to Install APK on Android from this post.
Step 3. Download MAME games
Now it is time for you to download your MAME Games.
We will present you a great place where you can find tons of MAME Games:
Step 4. Configuring MAME4droid Emulator
First, you will set up your MAME games. For that purpose open the Solid Explorer and go to the folder where you downloaded MAME games. Then, you need to copy/move your zipped ROMs under /storage/emulated/0/MAME4droid/roms directory.
Launch MAME4droid emulator and choose your game.
Now you can play MAME games on your Android device.
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