Insert the prepared SD card into your ODROID-GO and turn on the power.

  • - A card could not be detected. Ensure the card is properly inserted.
  • - Files are not properly written to the SD card, or its contents are corrupted.

When you receive the product for the first time, the go-play App is basically written. So you can play games right away after you put the ROM on your SD card.

  • Left/Right - select game system to emulate.
  • A - show available ROM for the emulator selected.
  • B - returns to a previously active ROM.

ROM Selection

  • Up/Down - select a file.
  • Right/Left - change the page of displayed files.
  • A - select a file.
  • B - return to Main Menu.
  • After selecting a file, a progress bar will be displayed. The blue gauge shows erase progress while the green gauge shows flash progress. Emulation begins after the green gauge is full.

Keys to manage ODROID-GO

General Emulator Controls
Function Keys
Save game and return to Main Menu Menu
Reset a game Power Switch Off → Hold StartPower Switch On → Release Start when game appear
Force exit emulator or recover from a non-responsive emulator Power Switch Off → Hold MenuPower switch On → Release Menu when Main Menu appears
System Controls
Function Keys
Adjust speaker volume level Press Volume to change volume level; Mute, Low, Mid, High
Adjust display brightness Hold Start, and press Up/Down
Toggling screen scaling Hold Start, and press Right to toggle between scaling mode and pixel perfect mode
Sleep Hold Menu for 2 seconds. Press Menu again to wake up

Key mapping for an game emulators

NES, Gameboy, and Gameboy Color
  • Up, Down, Left, Right, A, B, Select, Start
Sega Master System
  • Up, Down, Left, Right
  • A - Button 1
  • B - Button 2
  • Select - Pause
Game Gear
  • Up, Down, Left, Right
  • A - Button 1
  • B - Button 2
  • Start


Check device status with the blue LED while in emulator
  • Solid - When the game is being saved.
  • Blinking - When the battery is critically low.