How to Get a Nintendo DS Emulator on iPhone by Installing Nds4iOS

We have posted a guide on how to install a GBA emulator “GBA4iOS” on the iPhone without jailbreaking. Then soon Apple blocked it, but now we can still install it on the iPhone by modifying the system date. According to the same principle, we can install another classic game simulator a “Nintendo DS Emulator” on iOS device, and no jailbreak required.

As one of the best-selling game console, NDS (Nintendo Dual Screen) has been synonymous with classic, but now it has been replaced gradually by the powerful smart phone, if you are still nostalgic, so why not try to install an NDS emulator by following these steps.

How to Install Nds4iOS Without Jailbreaking

The nds4ios is extremely outdated on non-jailbroken device, so you will need to modify the system time in advance to get permission to install.

How to Change the date on your iOS device

  • Open Settings, and go to General.
  • Tap on “Date & Time”
  • Toggle off “Set Automatically”
  • Change the date to any date before July 16th, 2013!

Install nds4ios

Step 1: Open Safari, enter this address: “

Install nds4ios

Install nds4ios

Step 2: Tap on “NDS4iOS”, new page will be opened, click the blue “Download” button.

Install nds4ios

A new page opened, scroll down, tap on “Install nds4ios (Stable) via OTA” button.

Install nds4ios

Step 3: A prompt will pop up, click the Install button, then the installation running on your Home Screen. Remember to modify the system time back after installation.

Install nds4ios

WARNING: This will overwrite GBA4iOS! Back up your saves beforehand!

The jailbreak users can directly install NDS4iOS from Cydia by adding aXw-Repo (

If you are browsing this page on your iOS device, then click on the following direct source links for insalling (You must have aXw-Repo added on jailbroken device)

 nds4ios (Stable)nds4ios (Testing)

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  • alejandro

    can i set the date to normal after the download?

    • JailbreakiOSX

      Of course you can

      • Keenan

        Why can’t I download nds on my iOS iPad

  • Dove valentine

    Whenever I download Pokemon Heartgold, I get to the tittle screen and it shutsdown….

  • Dove valentine

    I dont want to hear it about my name

  • Jorne

    It doesnt work anymore! Link has been blocked

  • http://gmail Pokeboy582

    It said cannot connect to for me :-(

  • Yousef

    Every time I play a game for example Pokemon soul silver it is soooooooooooo slow why is it like that

  • Abbid Garcia

    I tryed to go to the website angelxwind it safari told me this server could not be found can anybody help

  • Rikki

    There’s no install button to press I have tried to get to the other website but safari can’t find the page I’m gunna give up on trying to download nds4ios anybody got any ideas????

    • heat bomb

      Nintendo took down NDS4IOS and the team is trying to get it back up. Not sure how long it will take but don’t give up on it just yet. It’d be worth it, I promise.

  • Dynamo855

    Yeh I found the same does anyone now how long it will be until it’s brought back up

  • Codt

    Please some one get NDS4IOS back up soon

  • Snake

    Yeah, it got taken down. Somebody tell me when it gets put back up again! I neeeeed it! >n>
    Go team!

  • lelouch

    i went to angelxwind but i dont see the link on nds4ios why?