Flashing the Onion V4.2 on Miyoo Mini Plus: Your Comprehensive Guide
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Miyoo Mini Plus game console is a popular handheld gaming device that runs on the OnionOS operating system. However, over time, you may need to update the system software or replace it with a new version to fix any bugs and improve the gaming experience. In this blog post, we will guide you through the process of replacing the Onion V4.2 on your Miyoo Mini Plus game console.
1. Formatting the Game Card:
To replace the Onion V4.2 on your Miyoo Mini Plus game console, you will need a new SD card or format the existing SD card using guiformat, which is a FAT32 formatting tool for USB drives.
This tool will help you to clean the SD card and ensure that there are no errors or corrupted files that could interfere with the update process.
2. Miyoo Mini Firmware Upgrade:
If the firmware version of your Miyoo Mini Plus game console is before March 26, 2023, you will need to update the machine firmware first before proceeding with the Onion V4.2 update. Here are the steps to follow:
a. Copy the file miyoo 354 to the SD card
b. Insert the SD card into the game console, connect the charger, and wait for the firmware to update
c. After the update is complete, the charging status will be displayed.
3. Download the Latest Onion V4.2:
The next step is to download the latest Onion V4.2 from the OnionOS release page on Github. Here is what you need to do:
a. Delete the remaining files after the firmware update is complete
b. Unzip Onion V4.2 and copy the files to the SD card
c. Insert the SD card into the machine, and then wait for the system to update after turning on the machine
d. After the update is complete, select your favorite emulator and confirm it.
4. Emulator File BIOS:
The emulator file BIOS is necessary to run games on your Miyoo Mini Plus game console. To do this, follow these steps:
a. Remove the Miyoo Mini Plus game machine SD card
b. Connect it to the computer
c. Copy the previously saved BIOS files to the SD card BIOS folder (you can select the BIOS files you want to use or copy all of them)
5. Copying Games:
The final step is to copy the games you want to play to the corresponding emulator folder in the SD card Roms folder. This folder is where the games are stored and accessed on the Miyoo Mini Plus game console.
Replacing Onion V4.2 on your Miyoo Mini Plus game console may seem like a daunting task, but with these simple steps, you can easily update the system software and enjoy a better gaming experience. By following these instructions carefully, you will be able to update your game console without any problems or errors. We hope that this guide has been helpful to you, and if you have any questions or concerns, feel free to reach out to us. Happy gaming!
If you're looking for more information, please check the link below to their official website.https://github.com/OnionUI/Onion/wiki/Frequently-Asked-Questions-%28FAQ%29#how-do-i-save-retroarch-settings