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Beginner’s Tutorial: How to use R4i Gold 3DS Deluxe Card for the 3DS XL/3DS?

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Beginner’s Tutorial: How to use R4i Gold 3DS Deluxe Card for the 3DS XL/3DS?

At the end of October 2013, the well-known r4ids team announced their first working 3ds flashcart, R4i Gold 3DS Deluxe Edition, and the new cartridge allows users to be able to play 3DS backups on the Nintendo 3DS. Currently, the r4i gold deluxe card works only on the Nintendo 3DS Firmwares version 4.1-4.5. But the team have hacked the version 6.2/5.1 3ds games successfully, more details, please check our previous posts. And the step by step setup instructions about how to use r4i gold 3ds deluxe card are here:

Things You Will Need:
1. PC
2. R4i Gold 3DS Deluxe Edition
3. 4GB MicroSD Card
4. 8GB MicroSD Card
5. 4GB SD Card
6. Card Reader/Adaptor
7. 3DS (or 3DS XL) Console (version 4.1 to 4.5)

Software:
Firmware 2.0
Win32DiskImager Tools
WOOD R4 V1.64  (the newest wood kernel)
3DS roms (Download it from the internet)

http://www.3dspic.com/?di=727Y

Step 1. Insert the 4GB MicroSD card into the card reader/adaptor then insert them into a USB port in your computer, and format the MicroSD card

http://www.3dspic.com/?di=M0NY

Step 2. Download the latest wood kernel from the official website/our firmware download page, currently the latest wood firmware is version 1.64. Click WOOD R4 V1.64  to download it. Extract the .ZIP file with Winrar or 7zip. There should be 2 files in the Wood_R4iGold_V1.64 folder.
http://www.3dspic.com/?di=1EKW

Step 3. Copy and paste the two files (__rpg and _DS_MENU) onto the root of the 4GB MicroSD card, meaning not in any folder or directory.
http://www.3dspic.com/?di=8N6E

Step 4. Safely eject the 4GB MicroSD card from the computer, and insert it  into the blue r4i gold 3ds deluxe card, and then insert it into your 3DS.

http://www.3dspic.com/?di=CWBM

http://www.3dspic.com/?di=G3O5

Step 5. Turn on the 3DS system and you’ll see the icon

http://www.3dspic.com/?di=QTIW

  • Click the konami icon and you’ll see the main menuhttp://www.3dspic.com/?di=H15A
  • Click “Start” and you’ll see a menu pop uphttp://www.3dspic.com/?di=OU47
  • Select the “3DS Setup” optionhttp://www.3dspic.com/?di=Z32F
  • Select which region your 3DS is and then press Bhttp://www.3dspic.com/?di=7ZJQ
  • After done, press the Home button and exit to the 3DS’ main menu

Step 6. Eject the Blue R4i Gold 3DS Deluxe card from the 3DS safely but keep the 3ds console power on.

http://www.3dspic.com/?di=3KJR

Step 7. Remove your SD card (here we use a 4GB SD card) in the 3DS and insert the card into a USB port in your computer, and format the SD card. Download the latest r4i gold 3ds deluxe edition Firmware 2.0 from here. Unzip it and copy Launcher.DAT from the downloaded files onto the root of the 4GB SD card.
http://www.3dspic.com/?di=LTVD
Step 8. Insert the 4GB SD card into your 3DS and go to System Settings -> Other Settings -> Profile -> Nintendo DS Profile
There will be a black screen for a while, please wait for several seconds for the system to reboot.
http://www.3dspic.com/?di=CXM7
Step 9. Insert the 8GB MicroSD card (larger than the 3ds roms) into the card reader/adaptor then insert them into a USB port in your computer, and format the MicroSD card.

Step 10. Download the Win32DiskImager Tools and download a 3ds rom. Unzip the Win32DiskImager Tools and click its txt file to open this program

http://www.3dspic.com/?di=BFYF
http://www.3dspic.com/?di=JHAO

  • Select the 3DS game file you want to play
    http://www.3dspic.com/?di=MDWY
    http://www.3dspic.com/?di=QHQI
    http://www.3dspic.com/?di=9WVD
  • You’ll see a warning message pop up, ignore the message, click yes
    http://www.3dspic.com/?di=LS9Ohttp://www.3dspic.com/?di=6OLM

Step 11. After finished, safely eject the 8GB MicrSD card into the Golden R4i 3DS Deluxe Card, and insert them into the 3DS console

http://www.3dspic.com/?di=1CJQ

http://www.3dspic.com/?di=13YA

Step 12. Done and start playing games!
http://www.3dspic.com/?di=WY4M

Click “Start” and you’ll see a menu pop up, select the “3DS Setup” option. Select which region your 3DS is and then press B. The exploit will be installed onto your 3DS. After it is you want to press the Home button and exit to the 3DS’ main menu.

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