Toturial: How to Setup R4i Gold 3ds Cart?

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Introduction: Toturial: How to Setup R4i Gold 3ds Cart?

R4i gold 3ds rts flashcart is the most popular and effective solution to play ds backups on your 3ds/2ds/dsi console, using r4i gold card for the first time can be a bit confusing, so this guide is here to point you in the right direction.

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Step 1: Step 1. Things You Will Need

1. R4i Gold 3DS RTS card
2. Nintendo 3DS/3DS XL/2DS/DSI/DS Console
3. MicroSD card (2-32 GB)
4. MicroSD card adaptor (will come with the r4i gold 3ds package)
5. PC

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Step 2: Step 2. Download the Latest Kernel From the Official Website.

R4i gold rts 3ds flashcart uses the Wood R4 firmware developed by Yellow Wood Goblin as its official firmware. And the latest wood kernel is version 1.64. You can download it from here directly.

Step 3: Step 3. Unzip the Kernel File

After done, you will get a compressed kernel file as shown, simply uzip it with a winrar or 7zip software.

Step 4: Step 4. Drag and Drop

Open the wood kerel file and copy all the contents, drag and drop them onto the root of your MicroSD card. And put the game files with them too.

Step 5: Step 5. Insert MicroSD Card to R4i Gold 3ds Rts Card

Step 6: Step 6. Insert Them to the 3ds Console

Step 7: Step 7. Boot Up Your Console and Click the Icon

Step 8: Step 8. Done

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    19 Discussions

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    rickz1222
    rickz1222

    9 months ago

    Most people have problems because they are using an incompatible sd card or micro sd card I had the same problem with mine at first with getting a blank screen and an error I bought some Sandisk cards that were inexpensive and hc1 class 10 and now it works great I have since bought 3 more of the flash carts and haven’t had a single problem I can use the same card in a 3ds dsi and a ds lite with no issues

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    Jordan1990
    Jordan1990

    1 year ago

    So nice guide, r4i gold 3ds plus is the best NDS card in 2019, now we can
    buy it from Anxchip site, the USA and FR official reseller.
    within 2-4 days, orders can be delivered.

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    thedrick1
    thedrick1

    Question 1 year ago

    I have a problem with some games. pokemon white specifically. the rts menu won't show up in this game but will in every other game I own. Any ideas as to why?

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    MatanS6
    MatanS6

    3 years ago

    I can not connect the R4 card games I do not know them instructions and I downloaded version of the site http://www.r4isdhc.com/2014-r4isdhc-gold-pro/

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    Isso Non Ecxiste
    Isso Non Ecxiste

    Reply 2 years ago

    R4i SDHC does not uses WOOD kernel. R4i gold plus, just like the picture the owner of this post showed us, uses wood kernel and RTS thing.

    R4i SDHC uses its own kernel, NOT WOOD!

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    Fate For Windows
    Fate For Windows

    Reply 2 years ago

    Does your card look like the one in the picture? If not, you have a fake clone card. I believe these are DSTT clones. It would be a good idea to look for answers on GBATemp.

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    WilliamV63
    WilliamV63

    2 years ago

    When i want to boot the r4i on a 11.6 3ds, I just have a black screen with.......nothing. I test it on an other 3ds on 11.6 and got the same... Need help please!

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    michalis14
    michalis14

    Reply 2 years ago

    I had the same issue. It worked when I disabled the 3D.

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    ersatz.bank.2
    ersatz.bank.2

    2 years ago

    i have a problem with my DSi XL 1.45,

    after i copied the wood kernel to the card and trying to start the kernel i only have a blank icon, when i enter it i get a error message

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    Ty2005_92
    Ty2005_92

    5 years ago on Introduction

    I just bought a brand new 2ds, it has the latest firmware. I immediately ordered an r4, and followed the instructions everyone is giving on YouTube. I still get an error message. :/ please help

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    brokenpinataAZ
    brokenpinataAZ

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    Unfortunately, support for this card ended at the end of 2013 and it won't work with any 2/3DS with recent firmware (I can't tell you which version is the cut-off, sorry).

    At that point, it still worked on my old 3DS XL. I recently picked up a new 3DS XL (with the most recent firmware) and it doesn't work. It still works on my kid's DS Lite, though.

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    aCULTabove
    aCULTabove

    Reply 3 years ago

    thats not true still works on n3dsxl latest fw 11.3.0

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    nick93us
    nick93us

    Reply 3 years ago

    Can you provide the latest firmware/whatever I need to update my r4i gold to work on 11.3.0? The official sites downloads are from 2013...

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    Fate For Windows
    Fate For Windows

    Reply 2 years ago

    Did you find a solution yet?

    The reason why the downloads haven't been updated since 2013 is because Nintendo hasn't blocked any standard NDS flashcards on the 3DS since 6.2.0.

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    Jeph Diel
    Jeph Diel

    Reply 5 years ago

    just a question, why the 2ds instead of a 3ds?

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    CharlineBe
    CharlineBe

    3 years ago

    thanks for sharing. I am sharing here my finding at 3ds-blog, where more details about R4i card setup can be found.
    http://www.3ds-blog.com/

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    waht
    waht

    4 years ago

    For anyone still coming in to this from searches, the file link is no longer correct. The direct link at the moment is http://filetrip.net/dl?FhXOBrY7vI, or go through this page http://www.r4ids.cn/r4i-download-e.htm to where it says "Newest WOOD R4 Kernel".

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    r4gateway
    r4gateway

    5 years ago on Introduction

    How to use it when i receive this r4i gold 3ds flashcard? Which consoles R4i Gold 3DS RTS flash cart support? http://www.r4gateway.com/r4i-gold-3ds-wood-rts-flashcard-for-ds-dsi-3ds-p-25.html

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    PaulKobe
    PaulKobe

    5 years ago on Introduction

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