Super Mario Run Not Compatible With iPhone/iPad

Super Mario Run not Compatible with iPhone/iPad

Were you itching to get the Super Mario Run application on your iPhone or iPad?  Maybe you wanted it on both.  Are you getting a message telling you it’s not compatible with it?  Well, it seems that the app enables detection of a jailbroken iPhone or iPad device.  When trying to run the Super Mario Run app on a jailbroken device, you’re going to get this message.

So, if you don’t have a jailbroken iPhone or iPad then, check out our other suggestions for compatibility issues between your iOS device and Super Mario Run.  We’ve covered specific things that may not be apparent at first glance.

Come on let’s get things fixed.

Check Your iOS Version

You’ll also get the Super Mario Run not compatible with your iPhone or iPad device if, it’s not running at least iOS 8. You’ll want to check to see which version of iOS your iPhone or iPad is running.  To find out which version of iOS your iPhone or iPad is running do this;

  • Go to Settings then, go to general.  Then, tap on About.  Scroll down to where you see the version number listed.  iPhone version

If you realize that you’re not currently running version 8 of iOS and want to update to it then, you’ll check for a software update. Providing your iPhone or iPad is capable of running it.  We’ve got iOS 10.2 running on an iPhone 5.  It’s been working splendidly!

Check for a Software Update

If you’re not running version 8 of iOS, check for an update. This makes sure that you’re running the most current version of iOS for your device.  (If your device isn’t able to run version 8 then, you’re out of luck. No Super Mario Run for you.) To check for a software update;

  • Go to Settings > General > Software Update.                                                                                                        Software update iPhone
  • Your iPhone or iPad shows whether your software is up to date or if their’s a more current version of iOS available to download to your device.                                                                                                          iPhone up to date

If your iPhone or iPad’s jailbroke then, you’ll either want to find the patches available to fix the issue or reset you iPhone/iPad to factory defaults.

Reset Your Device

This procedure erases all content and settings on your device.  Before you proceed, please make sure that you’ve backed up your iPhone or iPad.  If you want to undo a jailbreak or just start fresh this is the route go.

  • Go to Settings > General>Scroll to the bottom and tap on Reset.                                                                     Reset iPhone
  • Then, choose Erase all content and Settings.  Doing so erases and restores your iPhone or iPad to the factory settings like they were when you got it.                                                                                                                                         Erase iPhone

When you’ve jailbroken your iPhone or iPad it could harm your device.  It also voids the device of service and warranty if you need to bring it to an Apple store or send it out for repair.  A word to the wise would be to make sure it’s using its original or most current software built for it before getting it serviced or asking for technical assistance.

In the end, if your getting the message that Super Mario Run isn’t compatible with your iPhone or iPad, it may be easily solved with our tips.  You’ve either have jailbroken your iOS device or it’s just not compatible.  Your iPhone or iPad has to run iOS 8 which is the only specific we know is required for Super Mario Run.

Posted by Heather on December 21, 2016

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