How to Put Music on a Dsi




So... you bought a dsi and a sd card for it. You want to get music on it but you don't know how. Then this is the instructable for you! This insructable was made on a microsoft laptop, not a mac.

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Step 1: Items

things you need
a computer
a dsi
a sd card
an adapter for the sd card
a song you want to put on the dsi that is on itunes

Step 2: Converting

so right click on your song. Then left click on convert song to AAC. The dsi uses an AAC player. It will start converting. Wait for it to finish

Step 3:

now plug in your sd card. a window will show options to open the files on the sd card. choose open folder to view files. open up the file MISC. now go to itunes and copy the AAC version of the go to the file MISC and paste the AAC music file

Step 4: Finish Up

now put your sd card in the dsi. go to sound on the menu. choose play with your music. now you can choose auto or go to MISC and choose a song. auto chooses you a random song from the MISC file.
have fun with your music.

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    16 Discussions


    3 years ago

    Peoplez,... my heart aches for all of you that don't know how to simply get music off of youtube for free... I have a mission to create an instructable!!!

    1 reply

    Reply 3 years ago

    I WOULD make an instructable, but I've never done it before, and I accidentally reloaded this page twice after I had almost finished, well, a friggin ESSAY on how to do the thing described in the comment above, and,... just,... watch a how-to on youtube. :/


    5 years ago on Introduction

    I tried it but when i insert the SD card into the DSI it says Couldent play track


    9 years ago on Introduction

    Well, if you have a CD, if I remember right, you can download music from iTunes onto the CD. Then once you get the files onto the CD. You can upload the files from there onto your computer. Save the files from the CD to your hard drive. Then go to (I don't know how to make links) then you basically go through the steps on to convert to an AAC file. Then you can save it on your SD card and it should work. I haven't been able to try this due to the fact that the computer with and SD card reader crashes almost constantly.

    Robot Lover

    9 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks so much. i just got a dsi for Christmas and since i have not seen my nerd friend that is like the smartest kid when comes to computers, he could not help me. Thanks again