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Welcome to the Retroid Handhelds Community Wiki![edit]

The Retroid Pocket (RP1) & Retroid Pocket 2 (RP2) are handheld gaming consoles primarily used for retro emulation, Android gaming, and streaming video/gaming content from a PC.

PLEASE NOTE: This wiki currently does not cover the Retroid Pocket 2+ or RP3. Check out our community compatibility spreadsheet at for 2+ resources.

Devices should be available from Retroid's Website or various 3rd party re-sellers. Availability varies by color.

If you need assistance or cannot find your answer here, check out our Discord Server, Subreddit or Facebook Group. If you would like to contribute to the site, please create an account here. This wiki is not owned by the manufacturer of the Retroid handheld systems; it is a community effort supported by enthusiasts from across the Internet.

Ordering & Shipping[edit]

Information on where to buy Retroid devices, different shipping methods, and expected timelines for shipping.

Overview & Specs[edit]

Hardware specs, dimensions, & more

Getting Started[edit]

Information on setting up your brand new RP2


Details for specific emulators on the RP2

Frontends & Launchers[edit]

Comparison and guides for available frontends and launchers


Compatible games/game settings known to work on the RP2


Information on accessories compatible with the RP2 (SD Cards, Cases, etc.)

Troubleshooting & Known Bugs[edit]

Fixes and FYI for common bugs/issues.


Firmware updates & more


An FAQ written by the Retroid Engineers


Details for Android 6.0, Android 8.1, RetroidOS, and LineageOS firmwares, as well as how to Update, Re-Flash, Restore settings, and rooting the RP2.


Wallpapers for your RP2, made by the community

The information in this Wiki comes from the Retroid enthusiast community and its members. Credit is given to the original poster whenever possible. TortugasSs and straxusii both created the first community guides, which this wiki was built on, along with invaluable data from the retro community. Wiki infrastructure was created by rickinbsb.

Additional credits: Urya, Choosh, Ryan86Me, Chthonox, StubbornPixel, RetroGM, TotallyTerry, CeeJay, Jecklen, Roxy "The Queen" Pepper, /silverdusk/, Thor!, TysonRhodey (Sandusky), 6ATO, PhelanMyself, Charlie, gsp112, sam_14, MoreTechSir!, Emulation Dojo, ETA Prime, Retro Dodo, Butterboy, Meatman, Midas, TopPom, WACK, Vero, Tomyumgone, kaoshade92, DrTank, Bustawulf, Brycat9001, AfterlitePurple, Franco Catrin, Ssor "BobMod" Bob, Vader, Michelle Toussaint, Fred Weiss, SgtJimmyRustles, Pocchitte, DeBabyDoll, Jav, ETland xoxo, CricoidRiver, Taki, and the rest of the Retroid community for all their feedback and help.

If you have contributed to the wiki and do not see your name, please add yourself to the credit list.