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How to open cheats menu in PPSSPP while in game?

What button do I press to open up the menu that has continue, game settings, delete game config, cheats, and exit to menu(while in game)


When you pause the game by pressing the Esc key, a menu will appear with a section labeled Cheats. You can then add the cheats that you want and continue the game.

How to activate the cheats on my PPSSPP emulator?

I don't know how to activate the cheats. I want to try the cheats. I have tried: Nothing. I think it was caused by: I don't know how


  1. 1
    Load PPSSPP and click "Game Settings".
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  2. 2
    Check "Enable Cheats".
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  3. 3
    Close PPSSPP.
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  4. 4
    Open the folder with PPSSPP
    Navigate to the "memstick" folder. Then, to "PSP".
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  5. 5
    Right-click and select "New"
    Click "Folder".
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  6. 6
    Name it "cheats".
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  7. 7
    Open PPSSPP and a game you want to cheat in.
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  8. 8
    Close PPSSPP
    A file will be created in your "cheats" folder that you can modify.
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  9. 9
    Find a cheat for the game online
    You can use any search engine like https://duckduckgo.com.
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  10. 10
    Open the INI file created in the cheats folder (something like "ULUS...") and paste the cheat code into it.
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  11. 11
    Close the INI file and save it.
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  12. 12
    Open PPSSPP and the same game you have just run.
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  13. 13
    Pause the game
    The default key is "Esc", but it can be any key on the keyboard or controller. You can use our tutorial on how to change controls for the PPSSPP emulator to see how you can remap the keys.
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  14. 14
    Click "Cheats".
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  15. 15
    Under "Cheats", check any options you wish.
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  16. 16
    Click "Back" and "Continue"
    The cheat will be enabled.
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This YouTube Tutorial shows you how to use CwCheats for the PPSSPP on Android. Once you enable this then you can use cheats for any game on PPSSPP.

I want to know the special buttons for codes in PPSSPP?

I play Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Impact USA, which buttons are used for the infinite health, chakra, awakening

You will need to assign whatever buttons you would like to as if you were using a PSP controller to play the game. For instance, the Chakra is the triangle button on a PSP controller. For awakening, use the right control analog stick.

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More questions and answers on this topic can be found here: How to map keyboard control on PPSSPP

The above questions are from the following wiki...
Play PSP Games on PC using PPSSPP Emulator
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I don't have any option under cheats tab?

I followed all of the previous steps but on step 15 it says check options under cheats tab but there is nothing under cheats tab. I have tried: I have tried everything before step 15

Once you input the cheats, restart the game. Then the cheats menu will appear with options.

How to get an .ini folder to appear?

The game is called final fantasy, the war of the lions. I have an Android HTC m9, I've enabled and disabled the cheats option in PPSSPP several times but the .ini folder does not appear

For Android, use CwCheats. You put this in the cheats.db folder.

Where is the ini file in the cheats folder I created in PPSSPP?

In the instructions, I read there was supposed to be an ini file created when I made a cheats folder. I have tried: Reading up on multiple forums.

See if you have Show Hidden Folders/Files enabled. It is there but probably hidden and this is why you are not seeing it.

Where is the memstick folder, I can't find it?

I can't find my memstick folder. I have tried: Searching every file

Enable Cheats within the PPSSPP and then the Memstick folder will be created. The file is under My Documents usually. Make sure that you do not have hidden folders or files. Run a search for $memstickroot after you have determined that you disabled hidden files.

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I'm trying to add cheats for final fantasy 7 on my PPSSPP emulator on my laptop but I can't get the cheat menu to work?

I'm trying to put Gameshark codes on my final fantasy ISO file for PPSSPP 2.0 version but can't access the cheat menu

PPSSPP.org has a Final Fantasy Cheat Code page specifically for the game. These codes are game sensitive and you need to do a few tweaks such as restarting the game several times while loading the codes.

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Its not opening ,, I can't paste?

How can I paste to that folder ?

Run a search for cheats.db to locate the file. This is where you will add the cheats that you want to use. If you are having issues with this, then use a program like the CwCheats mentioned above for a PPSSPP game.

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Procedure for cheats of God of War Ghost of Sparta?

Can You help me in activating cheats of God of War Ghost of Sparta? Please give me steps and link to download ini file for cheats

The steps are in the main article on this page. You will want to make sure that when you find the codes, via GameShark, or another method, that there is a working master code. Otherwise, your cheats will not work.

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