ENGLISH INSTRUCTION MANUAL TM F O R • P O U R • PA R A G B / G B C *Smartphone not included. w w w . h y p e r k i n . c o m Attaching Your SmartBoy to Your Android Smartphone Before inserting your smartphone into your SmartBoy, please make sure your smartphone has a USB Type-C port located on the bottom. This device is not compatible with smartphones that have a Micro USB port. Note: These instructions are best applied to a current-gen Samsung device, such as the Samsung Galaxy S8. Other compatible Android smartphones may vary in setup. 1 2 A B SE LE CT ST AR T TM 3 1. Press the black button located on the back of the SmartBoy in order to extend the padded side panels. 2. With its screen facing front, insert your smartphone into the SmartBoy until the USB Type-C jack is inserted completely into your phone's USB Type-C port. If the USB Type-C jack does not immediately insert into the USB Type-C port, use the Port Alignment Adjustor (located just under the Start and Select buttons) to align the USB Type-C jack with your smartphone's USB Type-C port. 3. Push the padded side panels in until the padding is firmly touching the sides of your smartphone. Your smartphone should have little to no movement, as to maintain a solid connection with your SmartBoy. 1 Playing Game Boy and Game Boy Color Cartridges with Your SmartBoy In order to play Game Boy and Game Boy Color cartridges on your SmartBoy, you will need to install SmartBoy Companion and My OldBoy! Free from Google Play. Make sure to open each app before proceeding to the steps below in order to allow permissions on your device. The SmartBoy is compatible with other apps and games, including GBA apps from Google Play. Configuration for such apps may vary. 1. Insert your smartphone into your SmartBoy (see Attaching Your SmartBoy to Your Android Smartphone). Upon first time inserting your phone, you will receive a notification asking if you'd like SmartBoy Companion to be set as your default app when attaching the SmartBoy. If options are not visible, use the SmartBoy D-pad and A button to confirm your selection. 2. Insert your Game Boy or Game Boy Color cartridge. SmartBoy Companion will appear to load the cartridge data and "Run Launch Software" will become available once loading is complete. 3. Press "Run Launch Software" button. 4. You will be presented with a directory. Navigate it until you find and select "/sdcard." 5. Now, select "HyperkinSmartboySerial/." 6. Finally, select "smartboy.gb" which will start the game. Note: Removing the cartridge from your SmartBoy will cause a notification to pop up on your screen regarding piracy. Re-inserting the cartridge will cause the notification to disappear and resume the game. SmartBoy Companion Refresh Button If your cartridge has been inserted but SmartBoy Companion does not load its data, you can press the Refresh Button (indicated by two arrows forming a circle). This will retry the loading process. If it still does not load, remove the cartridge, clean it, then re-insert it. Press the Refresh Button again to load the game data. Settings Launcher: My OldBoy! Free is the default and recommended launcher for the SmartBoy. 2 Please visit www.Hyperkin.com/warranty to register your official Hyperkin product for Hyperkin's Warranty. © 2017 Hyperkin Inc. Hyperkin® is a registered trademark of Hyperkin Inc. Game Boy®, Game Boy Color®, and Game Boy Advance® are registered trademarks of Nintendo® of America Inc. Samsung® is a registered trademark of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. This product is not designed, manufactured, sponsored, endorsed, or licensed by Nintendo® of America Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. All rights reserved. Made in China.