How to Use Pokemon Emerald Cheats With My Boy Emulator for Android

Do you play Pokemon Emerald on your Android device? It isn’t impossible nowadays with the current technology and if you have the right emulator, like My Boy.

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Speaking of My Boy, do you want to learn how to use Pokemon Emerald cheats with My Boy emulator?

What you are about to get upon reading this article is more of a guide on how to use cheats for My Boy. Unfortunately, a lot of people aren’t very knowledgeable about how to do this.

Never fear, we’re always here to help you with the process to make your Pokemon Emerald gaming life easier.

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Things You Need to Get Started

1. An Android Device

The My Boy emulator is only available for Android devices, as iOS devices have something different.

Your device doesn’t have to be a high-end one since the emulator itself doesn’t require a lot of processing power.

2. The My Boy Emulator

My boy emulator page

You can download the My Boy Emulator from the Google Playstore (see the image above).

Unfortunately, My Boy right now no longer has the free version on the Play Store. It costs a bit, but the emulator is definitely worth your money, and you can play more than just Pokemon games.

We don’t recommend it, but you may be able to find APK files on My Boy which are free but the risk is yours to take.

Also, don’t fall for some of the emulators on the Play Store that may have the same MY BOY name.

3. A Pokemon Emerald ROM

You need to find a Pokemon Emerald ROM which is the original game. Once again, we cannot provide this one. You’ll have to find a ROM for yourself.

How to Use Pokemon Emerald Cheats on My Boy

Once you’ve started playing with Emerald, you can now follow and start using the cheats we have below.

For this example, we’ll be using the UNLIMITED MASTER BALL CHEAT. The cheat works where the Master Balls will appear on your ITEM PC and you can get an unlimited amount.

This one doesn’t have a Master Code; it is just a single cheat, but the steps are the same.

Step 1: Press the Box

How to use pokemon emerald cheats with my boy step 1 press the box

Step 2: Press the CHEATS Option

How to use pokemon emerald cheats with my boy step 2 press the cheats option

Step 3: Click on the Plus Sign

How to use pokemon emerald cheats with my boy step 3 click on the plus sign

Step 4: Press Cheat Code

How to use pokemon emerald cheats with my boy step 4 press cheat code

Step 5: Paste the Cheat and Click OK

How to use pokemon emerald cheats with my boy step 5 paste the cheat and click ok

Step 6: Click on Cheat Type

How to use pokemon emerald cheats with my boy step 6 click on cheat type

Step 7: Click on the Type of Cheat

In this section, choosing the AUTO DETECT code identifier can be enough for the cheat to work.

If it doesn’t work, then just choose which one is the type of cheat. You can always change the type of cheat anytime until it works.

How to use pokemon emerald cheats with my boy step 7 click on the type of cheat

Step 8: Click on Cheat Name

How to use pokemon emerald cheats with my boy step 8 click on cheat name

Step 9: Give the Cheat A Name (Whatever You Want)

How to use pokemon emerald cheats with my boy step 9 give the cheat a name

Step 10: Save the Cheat and You’re Done

How to use pokemon emerald cheats with my boy step 10 save the cheat and you’re done

Step 11: Check the Cheat and See if It Works

How to use pokemon emerald cheats with my boy step 11 check the cheat and see if it works

Popular Pokemon Emerald Cheats

Here are a couple of Emerald cheats that you can try and use for My Boy. If you want the whole list, we have a page for all the functioning Pokemon Emerald cheats:

Unlimited Master Balls for PC

Master Code:
B749822B CE9BFAC1
A86CDBA5 19BA49B3

Master Ball Code:
128898B6 EDA43037

Unlimited Rare Candies for PC

82005274 0044

Unlimited Money

D8BAE4D9 4864DCE5
A86CDBA5 19BA49B3
1C7B3231 B494738C
C051CCF6 975E8DA1

Legendary Pokemon Codes

Master Codes
00006FA7 000A
1006AF88 0007

83007CF6 0191

83007CF6 0192

83007CF6 0193

83007CF6 0197

83007CF6 0198

83007CF6 0194

83007CF6 0195

83007CF6 0196

83007CF6 0199

83007CF6 019A

83007CF6 00F9

83007CF6 00FA

83007CF6 00FB

83007CF6 00F3

83007CF6 00F4

83007CF6 00F5

83007CF6 0090

83007CF6 0091

83007CF6 0092

83007CF6 0096

83007CF6 0097

Tips for Using the Cheats

Turn Off Cheats that Aren’t Used

How to use pokemon emerald cheats with my boy on or off

In the image above, you can see a list of cheats used on the My Boy emulator.

The ones with the check on the box are turned on. This means that they will work, while the Shiny Pokemon is not checked.

The Shiny cheat will not work until you turn it on again.

Turn off any cheat that you don’t want to use at the moment. You don’t need to remove them, but the game may glitch out if you have too many cheats turned on all at once.

Just turn them on when you need to.

Consider Removing the Cheat if You’re Experiencing Problems

While there aren’t any severe issues with Emerald cheats, if there seems to be a problem, remove the cheat.

Just input it again and see if there are still some issues persisting. You can reset the emulator as well just to make sure things are working properly.

Save Before Using Cheats

Save your game before you use Emerald cheats with My Boy emulator, just to be safe from potential bugs and glitches.

You can save using the regular game save or save states. Either method is fine and doing both is a good idea.

Frequenty Asked Questions

Can cheats destroy my Pokemon Emerald ROM?

It doesn’t necessarily corrupt the Emerald ROM. A few glitches may happen but based on our tips above, you can remedy those easily.

Are these cheats legal for My Boy?

They are absolutely fine to use, especially for a single-player experience. If you bought the My Boy, then that’s all the more reason to use them since they are features packed into the emulator.

In Closing

That concludes our guide on how to use Pokemon Emerald cheats with My Boy emulator.

Secure your copy of an Emerald ROM and My Boy emulator. Buy the emulator or get it for free if you have the means to do so.

Just remember that the cheats for the My Boy emulator are the same as the ones for GBA emulators on PC.

It’s the ROM hack that matters, so the cheats are always there available as we’ve already provided a sample at the top and more.

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