John GBA Lite

Contains ads
4.3
274K reviews
10M+
Downloads
Content rating
Everyone
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About this game

John GBA Lite is GBA emulator for android 4.1+.
This app does not work without your own game files.

This app will not be actively updated in the future.
John GBAC of the successor app have been released.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.johnemulators.johngbac

Features
- Original GBA engine
- Cheats (Raw/GameShark/CodeBreaker)
- High quality rendering
- Search game files in SDCard & Internal Storage
- Virtual On-screen keypad
- Zipped file support
- Save States (with previews)
- Customizable keys
- Turbo buttons
- Screenshot
- Fast forward / Slow down (x0.25 - x16)
- Bluetooth/MOGA controller support
- Dropbox support (requires John DataSync)

Please purchase John GBA to remove Ads.

Hardware requirements
-CPU: 1.0GHz Dual-core
-RAM: 1GB
Updated on
Feb 11, 2021

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Location, App activity and 2 others
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted
4.3
274K reviews
Riad Alzaim
January 13, 2022
One of the best out there. Great haptic feedback, very little lag, speed up options up to 16x! There is literally nothing more an emulator needs. The ads aren't as bad as people say, mostly just small banner ads at the bottom and a skippable ad everytime you switch to another app. In all my time using this, it's only crashed twice, both times I was using over x4 speed (let's be honest, all emulators struggle with that). And the quick and auto save are extremely helpful. All in all a solid app.
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A Google user
December 16, 2018
It's a good emulator, was hard to figure out how to get widescreen/landscape mode at first but got it eventually. My only issue is that moving buttons around when customizing settings is to touch sensitive. For some reason the A & B buttons pressed together function doesn't work on landscape or at least when set to very small. Portrait mode hurts my hand some & the screen is to small so I hope the issue is fixed. Ads are also annoying as they come up EVERY time I click the menu. I can deal with a few but t it's annoying to see every time I try to fix my button options. Despite this it's not enough to make me uninstall this. Besides my issue, it's perfect. I can finally play a good Harvest Moon game on the go again.
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A Google user
March 14, 2020
Overall this app works great. It plays my games well, it has save states, and it works perfectly. But there is one problem with most emulators like this. I was playing legend of Zelda the minish cap and I was on the last dungeon before the final boss. Every time I try to enter the next room it crashes. And I mean EVERY time. I've tried multiple ways to try to fix it. Deleting saves, deleting other games, but it won't stop crashing. So basically I'm stuck in a room right before the final boss.
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What's new

v3.93
-fixed signature issue on Android 6.0 or earlier