It is possible to play PlayStation games on iPhone through a PlayStation emulator for iPhone named PSX4all. This emulator is capable of using the original game files and running them on your iPhone. The steps to install the emulator and play PlayStation games on iPhone are fairly straightforward. Just follow the simple steps below and you will be able to play PlayStation games on iPhone.
Requirements to Play PlayStation Games on iPhone:
- First of all, you will be needing a jailbroken iPhone. If you need to jailbreak your iPhone on iOS 5.1, visit our iOS 5.1 jailbreak guide and then proceed to the step below.
- You will also be needing an FTP Client and SSH capability on your iPhone, to see how to do this visit our how to SSH into iPhone using FileZilla guide.
Steps to Play PlayStation Games on iPhone:
- Open Cydia and search for psx4all app.
- Install and confirm.
- Now that PSX4all has been installed, there are a few more things to do before you can play PlayStation games on your iPhone. Do a Google search for the BIOS file "scph1001.bin" and download it.
- Place scph1001.bin by SSHing into the following location:
- Place your downloaded game folders in /var/mobile/Media/ROMs/PSX/ by SSHing into your iDevice.
- You can now play PlayStation games on iPhone!
Note: Unless you have added repos such as xSellize, you will need to pay for the application; however, it is available for free from other sources. These repos will not be listed in this tutorial.
Note: Many people have had trouble when downloading this file. It needs to be in all lower case letters. No capital letters!
Correct: scph1001.bin Incorrect: Scph1001.bin Incorrect: SCPH1001.bin
Note: Some games just do not work on PSX4all emulator. If you are getting a black screen and have followed all of the above instructions, try downloading another version of the game. The file types that are accepted by the emulator are: .ISO, .IMG, .BIN, .Z, .ZNX. If the game is not in this kind of format, you must either unzip the folder or find the correct file type.