Download SNES & Sega Emulator to iPhone and iPad without Jailbreak

SNES Emulator for iOS

You can now play Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis, and Game Gear games on your iOS device. This tutorial will show you how to install the SNES and Sega emulator and download ROMS to your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch. The emulator will work on iOS 6 and up (including iOS 8.1.1).

Install SNES & Sega Emulator to iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch without Jailbreak

You can skip steps 1 & 2 if you are on iOS 8.1+
1. Go to Settings > General > Date & Time > Turn Set Automatically Off

Turn Set Automatically Off

2. Change the date to August 1st

Change Date to August 1

3. Go to the following link and download Provenance

SNES & Sega Emulator iOS Download

Install App

4. Press Install

Install Provenance


Provenance is now installed on your device. An Untrusted Developer warning will pop-up when first launching the app. Simply press Trust.

Untrusted Developer

Adding Roms to Provenance

You are only allowed to download ROMS of copies of games that you physically own.

Get Roms for Emulator

1. Open Safari and navigate to your favorite ROM site (we recommend

Download ROM

2. Download a SNES or Sega ROM

Open ROM

3. Press Open in… and Open in Provenance

Open in Provenance


4. The game will now be available in Provenance

ROM Installed


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