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How to Install GTA 5 on Android

In this guide, we will show you the steps to download and install the GTA 5 on your Android device. While the wait till eternity is still going on for the sixth iteration of Grand Theft Auto, in the meantime, we stumbled upon a nifty workaround that should help you welcome abode its predecessor and arguably the best GTA to date, atleast from the graphics point of view [because the storyline award is still reserved for either Vice City or San Andreas].

While it’s along the obvious line that you aren’t going to get the same level of fluidity and gameplay experience that your console or PC has to offer, but still, in our initial testing, it turned out to be quite exceptional, surpassing all our expectations [on OnePlus 9 Pro]. So without further ado, let’s make you aware of the steps to download and install the GTA 5 on your Android device. Follow along.

How to Install GTA 5 on Android

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Droidwin and its members wouldn’t be held responsible in case of a thermonuclear war, your alarm doesn’t wake you up, or if anything happens to your device and data by performing the below steps.

  1. Download GTA 5 from the client of your choice [such as Steam].
  2. Then transfer all the game files onto your device, inside a folder.
  3. Now install Termux and Termux-X11 for entering commands.
  4. Likewise, install the Input Bridge app for touch controls.
  5. Then launch Termux and execute the below command:
    curl -s -o ~/x https://raw.githubusercontent.com/olegos2/mobox/main/install && . ~/x
  6. Now type in the below command and hit Enter:
  7. Then select Start Wine and hit OK.
  8. Navigate to the GTA 5 folder and launch the EXE file.
  9. The game should now be up and running on your device.

That’s it. These were the steps to download and install the GTA 5 on your Android device. If you have any queries concerning the aforementioned steps, do let us know in the comments. We will get back to you with a solution at the earliest. [Featured Image Credit: Rockstar Games].

Bug Fixes

Termux-X11 Preferences

Display resolution mode exact
Display resolution 1280x720
Reseed Screen While Soft Keyboard is open OFF
Fullscreen on device display ON
Force Landscape orientation ON
Hide display cutout ON
Show additional keyboard OFF
Prefer scancodes when possible ON

Recommended Chipset

Snapdragon device with Adreno 6xx or Adreno 725-740 is recommended to achieve the best performance and compatibility with Turnip+DXVK.

Termux Crashing

If the Termux app crashes when trying to enter the Mobox menu, then remove custom theme scripts via:

rm -rf $PREFIX/glibc/opt/termux-style

Issues while installing PhysX

Some devices may have prefix creation freeze issues when installing PhysX, in this case, change settings in the Compatibility settings menu.

For SD845 devices

These devices should disable dri3 in the Compatibility settings menu.

How to Uninstall

To uninstall Mobox, use the Backup and Restore menu.