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Gameboy Color Pokemon Games Not Saving?

Hello, I am really strated to get upset because I have had many of the pokemon games including Red Version, Yellow Version, Gold Version, and Crystal Version and ive noticed that after a while they just stop saving my profiles. I have tried repeatedly saving before I shut off my console, some of them wont even save the first time I try, others will save for a short period of time then just delete themselves. If anyone has any ideas please let me know asap. Thanx

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  • ckline46 Jan 28, 2008

    Thank you for your suggestion but your only allowed to have one saved game on these games, and i have no idea how to delete it unless you start a new one and save over the previous game...

  • Anonymous Mar 08, 2008

    Pokemon crystal version wont save any data

  • Anonymous Mar 11, 2008

    hello im christian the pokemon in game doy is not save

  • dquinn87 Mar 17, 2008

    Gameboy Color Pokemon Gold and Silver versions will not save the game. I went to play them and my old files were deleted so I started over and whenever the gameboy is shut down regardless of how many times I saved the game is never there when you turn the gameboy back on.

  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2008

    Hello me and my little brother have an issue on pokemon cristal version it cant save any more it is in a new game but it still cant work.

  • sachinsree Apr 19, 2008

    My Pokemon game is not getting saved as it is showing that the game is saved

  • Anonymous Jun 16, 2008

    I Have the same exact problem. I turn on my gameboy to play pokemon silver and there is no saved game. All it says is new game or options. I start a new game and play for a while. Then ill save my game before turning it off. When i turn it back on to play again and pick up where i left off, there is no game that is saved on it. Once again the only option i have is to start a new game. It wont save my game even though it tells me that it is. Is this because my gameboy is to old? Im pretty upset about this.

  • Anonymous Jun 29, 2008

    I was pissed because it's been ver 6 years and my internal battery went dry so i just went to microplay and saved it there.

  • acer1182 Jul 14, 2008

    when i try to save the game and turn off the game i always have to start a new game and it is starting to tick me off i need assistance

  • Anonymous Jul 29, 2008

    my pokemon games wont save (gold and crtistal) how do i save them?

  • TheBounce Aug 04, 2008

    i have Pokemon silver and on my gameboy advance that i had a few years ago it works perfectly fine, the kbuutons dont work properly on my gamoby advance so icant play my games, i went to game a coupklre of weeks ago to buy a new gameboy adavance, and when i did buy 1 i played Pokemon silver, i tried to save my game, it saved. after a few hours decided to go back onto it and open up my saved game, and all it showed was

    New Game
    Options

    can you help me


  • Anonymous Aug 09, 2008

    my leafgreen and firered versions dont't save my games so i'm very mad. if there is a solution i would love to know .

  • Joe-1337 Aug 17, 2008

    Ive had pokemon silver for about 5-6 years now, When I used to play out it I had no problems with saving.. I recently started playing my gameboy advance again and now i cant save anything ive done. Its really frustrating.

  • Darthjedi777 Aug 24, 2008

    SOLUTION TO YOUR PROBLEM! My daughter has the same problem but with
    her
    Game Boy Color. After reading info from the net I have found out that
    there is a battery inside the game cartridges that needs replaced. You
    will need to be able to open up the game cartridge and replace the
    battery. The GBA SPs are the same problem. Follow link and read how to
    replace battery. If you can't do it have your parents do it for you.


    Gameboy GB/GBC Pokemon battery replacement http://www.pdroms.de/phpbb/viewtopic.php...

  • Anonymous Dec 16, 2008

    you cant even have one save file, it dosnt let you

  • nathanielcor
    nathanielcor Jan 21, 2013

    the original is run a batter in side the game. the battery after a set of years dies. take the game cartridge apart and put a new on in

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U just have to press select+start+a+b

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It's actually very simple. Because Gold, Silver and Crystal have an internal clock the battery would run dry faster than other GameBoy color games. Your Red, Blue and Yellow would have run dry just because they've have a save file on it for such a long time. You're best bet is to either buy a new copy that works or go to an electronics shop to get them to replace the battery. Doing it yourself isn't the best idea because the battery is already soldered on to the tabs connecting it to the game chip. There is also another possibility whish is highly unlikey but the connectors to your game boy could be dirty. If this is the case then take a cue tip dampen it (it can't be drenched with water because that will ruin the game) and do up and down strokes on the connectors of the game. (don't do side to side strokes becasue that can ruin the game too).

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These games depend on a battery to save. If the battery goes bad, the save function is gone.

I do not know if the batteries are replaceable- I've never heard of doing it.

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I think the person above means the internal battery in the actual game, not in the gameboy itself.

It seems that there is no real fix for this.
Do a quick google search for some more info.

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I also had this problem before on my pokemon fire red version...though everytime i save it appears that the game was saved but the next time i turn on the console to play....i must start a new game.

i guess this has something to do with the game itself and not with the console...Gameboy cartridges (GB original, color, advance, and SP) can be pirated or copied. in this case the unscrupulous people who do these things are those who makes profit with less budget. copying an original cartridge to be sold on the market but most of the time removing the "save" and "options" category of the game....meaning less program on the cartridge....less cost to manufacture....more income for them.

the only suggestion and solution i can advice is...always make sure that the item you are buying is an original merchandise. so that if ever it has some problems...you can immediately have it replaced or fixed by the manufacturer or distributor

Posted on Jul 19, 2008

When you get a new battery will all of your save data still be there?

Posted on Aug 14, 2008

Go to a game shop and they can fix it

Posted on May 28, 2008

Delete some of your savings

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