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Note: This works without root too, I’ve personally checked.
Step 1: Download Steins Gate from the Play store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mages.steinsgate&hl=en
The patch should work no matter how new the version is. I have the latest one as of June 2018 and the patch is from 2014.
Step 2: Download Lucky Patcher from here: https://www.luckypatchers.com/download/
Don’t download it anywhere besides the official site.
Step 3 (maybe optional): Start Steins Gate and go through like 5 seconds of dialogue, then close the app
Also when you start the app it will ask you where you want it’s directory to be. Just click the one on the far left so it’s in the default place.
Step 4 (without root): Open Lucky Patcher then find Steins Gate in the list of apps. Merienda you’ve found it click on it and click «Menu of Patches» – «Create modified APK File» – «Support patch for InApp and LVL emulation» – «Go to file» – «Uninstall and install».
Step 4 (with root): Open Lucky Patcher then find Steins Gate in the list of apps. Merienda you’ve found it click on it and click «Menu of Patches», then click on «Support patch for InApp and LVL emulation».
Step 5: Start Steins Gate and click on «Buy In» (lower left), it will ask you if you want to fake the purchase, click yes. Then the app will restart and ask if you want to download the voice files. Clicking no («いいえ») closes the app, so click yes («はい»).
Now you have the full version. .. but it’s in Japanese. The next steps will patch it to English.
If you bought the game you can just continue from here too.
Step 6: Download the English patch from here: http://i-vntp.blogspot.com/p/since-2009-steins-gate-series-has-sold.html
The file is SG_Android_Eng_beta_1.0.5.zip.
There’s a translated apk link there too but ignore it, the link is dead. Ignore the instructions there on how to get it to work too. I followed them and it didn’t work, hence making this guide.
Step 7: Extract the archive. If you have no extractor app, I recommend ZArchiver.
Step 8: Move the files inside the «files» folder in SG_Android_Eng_beta_1.0.5 to Android/data/com.mages.steinsgate/files. Don’t move the the presente «files» folder, only what is in that folder.
On Mixplorer, you will be asked if you want to merge or replace files. Always click on merge if it’s merge, or replace if it’s replace. The 2 options will not ever be there at the same time. This should work on other file explorers too but if you want Mixplorer, here is the link: https://labs.xda-developers.com/store/app/com.mixplorer (that is the official download page, don’t download it from other sites).
Now when you start it up it will be in English.