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How to Install Pokemon on Android

Pokemon is a series of videogames created by a by Japanese video game company. Pokémon stands for Pocket Monster and is the second-most successful and profitable video game-based media franchise in the world. Pokemon games are designed with the theme of collecting, training and battling. The players are expected to complete the game by collecting all of the available Pokémon species found in the story bound region where that game takes place; and to train a team of powerful Pokémon from the Pokémon species they have caught. Installing Pokemon on your android phone or tablet is not challenging as you would think it to be. Pokemon is an emulated version of GameBoy games which is considered illegal to download in most jurisdictions. It is therefore important for you to make sure you consult the piracy laws in your country before you download the game.

Steps to Install Pokenmon

To be able to install the Pokemon game on your android device, you should follow the steps below.

Step 1

To get started with installing Pokemon, you need to first install an emulator in your device. An emulator enables your android device to imitate another program. To be able to install this game, you need to install the GameBoid emulator on your computer. The GameBoid emulator is available on Google Play or on the developers’ website. After you have downloaded the emulator, it will be automatically installed in your device.

Step 2

After you have installed GameBoid emulator, now you need to acquire ROM Images. Games designed to run on emulators are referred to as ROM Images. ROM Images for the Pokemon GameBoy games can be gotten online. The ROM file you download should end with a file extension of .gba.

Step 3

Connect your android device to your computer and access the device’s filesystem. Create a folder called “GameBoid” and place the ROM Images you downloaded into it. Also need to place a GameBoy Advanced BIOS file into the folder. The Advanced BIOS file can be downloaded online.

Step 4

Run GameBoid on your Android device, you might be prompted to select a directory containing the needed ROM and BIOS files. When you are prompted, select the folder that contains ROM Images and BIOS file.

Click the game that you want to play and it will start running. In case the installation is not working, remove the version of GameBoid you installed and try an older version of GameBoid. Download a BIOS file and follow the same steps to install Pokenmon in your android device. Ensure that you follow all the steps as explained so as to avoid any problems while installing Pokemon.

The android operating system easily intergrates with other programs and it is easy for you to install other programs in the android operating system. The above are the steps that you need to follow so as to be able to install and run Pokemon on android. After you have installed Pokemon in your android device, you can enjoy playing any Pokemon game on your android device.

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