RetroPie Installation & Configuration Complete Setup

In this segment we are going to “Install & Configure RetroPie on Raspberry Pi All Models

retropie What is RetroPie ?

RetroPie allows you to turn your Raspberry Pi or PC into a retro-gaming machine. It builds upon Raspbian, EmulationStation, RetroArch and many other projects to enable you to play your favorite Arcade, home-console, and classic PC games with the minimum set-up. For power users it also provides a large variety of configuration tools to customize the system as you want.


/> Software to Download



    EquipmentEquipment Required :

raspberrypi Raspberry Pi All Models
raspberrypi Micro SD Card “Minimum 8 GB”
raspberrypi Power Supply
raspberrypi Ethernet Cord for LAN Connection
joystick Joystick

raspberrypiOptional :

raspberrypi Raspberry Pi Case
raspberrypi Keyboard
raspberrypi Mouse

retropie Downloading & Installing “RetroPie for RaspberryPi”

/> Formatting the SD Card

  • Now, We need SD Card Formatter tool to format the SD card.
  • Once, the card is plugged in, It will automatically detect by the computer then you need to click on format to format the Card.
SD Card Formatter

/> Flashing the SD Card

After the SD card formated successfully then we use Etcher and flash the RetroPieimage to SD card.


/> Insert the SD Card to Raspberry Pi

  • Once the card successfully got flashed then plug it in the Raspberry Pi. It will directly take you to Welcome Screen.
  • That will ask you to configure your Keyboardor GamePadif that is connected.
  • Now, follow the onscreen guide to configure your Keyboard or your GamePad.

/> Setup WiFi Connection RetroPie

  • Now, we need to press the Abutton from the controller to access the RetroPie menu.
    Then we need to navigate to WiFi and hit Aagain to access WiFi option.
  • After that, we can choose the network of our choice by selecting the option Connect to WiFi network.
  • Once its done you can navigate to Show IPoption and press Ato check the IP Address assign to RetroPie.
  • Then make a note of theIP Address for future use.

/> Move Game Rom’s to RetroPie / Network

  • Now, as we have the IP Addressof our RetroPiewe can use it to transfer romsto RetroPie.
  • First of all we need to open the RUNbox on Windowscomputer and type the IP Address as shown in picture.
  • Or, you can use \\retropie in the RUNbox or in the Explorer Address Bar to access the Romsfolder.
  • After that you will be able to see these folders, where romsfolder is the important one.
  • Then we need to open the romsfolder and we will greet with all the popular roms folders.
  • Now, you are all set to move your romsfrom computer to RetroPiethrough Network.

retropie Move Game Rom’s to RetroPie / USB

Now, You are ready to use RetroPieon Raspberry Pi.
Enjoy using RetroPie and share your thoughts.
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