It’s 2018, And Java supported devices are completely vanish. Personally, I have used a java mobile (manufactured by Nokia) in my childhood days. And, I am sure you have used a java mobile in 90’s. That’s why you want to play java Games on Android. Many Java Games currently available on Play Store. But, still, there are many games which are not available for Android. Currently, numerous of ways available, which helps to run java games on Android.
On Quora, Many users are asking “How I can play Java Games on Android?.” And, many people are replying, you need to root your device first then you can play. But I don’t think, It’s a good idea to root Android device. There are many negative sides of using a rooted Android device, root makes device vulnerable. And, some people will tell you to convert the Jar file into Apk. Which is technically not possible, and Apk file will not work.
I can understand, You just want to know that “how to run Java Apps and Games on Android”. So, without wasting further time, I will tell you “how you can run Java Games without root”.
Play Java Games on Android.
J2ME Loader – Java Emulator.
The best way to play java games on any Android device is, by using J2ME loader App. It is a java emulator, which helps to the run Jar and Jad file. The best part of this App is, You don’t need to root your device. You can play any java games with one click. It is an open source App So if you’re App Developer. Then you can check the source code on GitHub.
This emulator is capable to play 2D Games. You can also play 3D games, but there are few Limitations. Games like “Mascot Capsule 3D” will not work in this emulator. Emulator comes with the virtual keyboard and also scaling support. Scaling feature allows resizing game screen, according to your mobile screen size. The app is completly free and launched this month.
Step: 1 After downloading the J2ME emulator on your Android Device. Download Java Game file, make sure it is in (.jar) format.
Step: 2 Now, move that file in a known folder, it will help you to access the file.
Step: 3 Open J2ME Loader App And the app will show you your file directory or internal storage.
- Go to the folder in which, you have download Game File. Tap on the Game, that you have downloaded. (It’s one time process, next time you can play games directly from the main screen.)
- Now, to play java games on Android, all you need to do is just tap on the Game. When you will tap on the Java Game, it will show you a configuration screen.
Java Game Configuration.
Configuration page allows setting the screen size for specific java Game. By default, App shows 240 x 320 screen size. If you have the large screen Android device, it is the too small screen size of the Game. You can use presets option, to change game screen size.
If you will scroll down, you will able to see virtual keyboard options. You can disable that option if you want. To start Java Game click on the start button.
That’s how you can install and run java apps and games on any Android device. Although, there are many other emulator and program available. But, after using this small Android App you don’t need any. If you know of any other better App or way, then feel free to Comment.