How to setup r4 gold 3DS firmware 1.64 on 3DS 8.1.0-18 ?

The latest 3DS system ( works on 3DS/3DS XL/3DS LL/2DS) number is 8.1.0-18 and the latest r4 gold 3DS firmware is 1.64. If you have just bought the R4 Gold 3DS you should setup the Card first. In this article I will show you how to setup the R4 gold 3DS firmware on 3DS 8.1.0-18 system.

(What’s R4 Gold 3DS Card ?)

STEP 1: Prepare the wood r4 kernel and r4 card

1) Micro sd card ( Sandisk is better,not the SD card coming with the 3ds(XL))
    (don’t buy from amazon, there are many fake cards)
2) R4i Gold 3DS Card
3)Wood r4 v1.64 kernel files ( download from here: http://www.r4ids.cn/r4i-download-e.htm)
   (there are many links on the page, find out the below picture and click the download)

4)micro sd card reader. You should format you micro sd card to FAT32
   format is very important.

STEP 2: copy kernel files

copy all the files _rpg and _DS_MENU.DAT to the root folder of the micro sd card.

STEP  3: copy some ds games to play

copy the game roms to the root folder of the micro sd card.( we provide some free roms here:https://app.box.com/s/hefyhwwqhqqn1625vu31

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STEP 4: insert the cards like below

what’s the advantage of r4i gold 3ds than other r4 flashcart

R4i Gold 3DS  Wood is  one of the best r4 flashcart for Nintendo 3DS/2DS/DSi/DS (XL,LL) . What’s the different of these r4 flashcart (R4i SDHC 3DS RTS ) and what’s the advantage of R4i Gold 3DS.

We know that all the r4 flashcarts have the same functions. Play DS games, support homebrews,apps, and RTS,real-time guide… 

R4i gold 3DS have a better powerSaving, with the sleeping mode function, you can use the 3DS console for longer.

R4i Gold 3DS support cluster size of 512KB,1K,2K,4K,8K,16K,32K,64K,128K and so on.

A capable R4iDS gold team commit themselves to the website and maintenance and kernel updating.R4iDS gold can support all NDS games. The built-in Moonshell is v2.02.R4iDS gold can play movies and music with higher performance.

Let’s see the function list of R4i Gold 3DS:

★Supports any MicroSD card speed with no lag in game
★ Supports Clean ROM, drag and drop. Works on any OS
★ Built in NoPass
★ Automatically detect save type
★ Save directly to MicroSD card, not to onboard chip
★ Supports Moonshell and other homebrew.
★ User friendly skinnable interface. Touchscreen or button operation
★ Supports rumble pak and memory pak
★ Supports the WiFi game, DS Rumble Pak, DS Browser
★ Supports changes of the background of Operation Interface
★ Support Skin DIY by setting background and font colors on Main Menu and Game Menu manually and automatically
★ Supports 4-scale-lightness adjustment ( DS Lite only )
★ Supports the Soft Reset.
★ moonshell 2.02 support Software Reset function( Press START key back to the R4 menu

★ The First Card Supports 3DS
★ The world’s first host system to support the DSi upgrade to V1.41
★ Compatible with all DS editions of different kinds of language
★ Supports DSL / DSi / LL / XL
★ Supports Action Replay cheat
★ DLDI auto-patching
★ Support SDHC (Micro SD 4G,8G,16G,32G)
★ 2nd generation storage device (no booting tool required)
★ Flush fitting slot 1 card
★ Uses MicroSD card, FAT16 or 32

You can use the R4i Gold 3DS to enjoy many DS games.

WHAT’S r4I gOLD 3ds FLASHCART FOR nINTENDO 3ds ?

The R4i Gold 3DS flashcart from one of the famous team r4ids.cn. It use the gold color. So we call it R4i Gold 3DS. the 3DS is not mean 3DS games. It means it works on 3DS console. R4i Gold 3DS is one of the best flashcart.

 

R4i Gold 3DS use the wood kernel . so it support almost all the famous flashcart features. You can use r4 gold 3ds to run apps,play ds games,and enjoy more.

With apps for Facebook, Twitter, Web Browsing, and more, you will never run out of things to do with your R4 Gold 3DS.  Everything from remakes of old classic games for old computer and video game systems, to being able to play some of your favorite consoles games of yesterday with emulators for the most popular game systems.  You’ll be able to play NES games, SNES, TG16 games, NeoGeo games, Gameboy and Gameboy color games as well as run thousands and thousands of classic computer games for systems like the ZX Spectrum, the C64, BBC Mirco and others.  Imagine being able to take all of those old systems with you, all on your Nintendo hand held and having them all in one place – ready to play whenever you feel like it.  Use inexpensive micro SD and micro SDHC cards to both store and load your games and applications and enjoy them all on your 3DS system. R4 Gold 3DS is always up to date, the team always work hard to have any future firmware updates and upgrades ready to use… Often within days of a system update to your handheld.

R4 Gold 3DS main faunction is to play DS games on your Nintendo 3DS, 3DS XL, 2DS,DSi,DS console. Because  the r4 flashcarts have came out for many yesrs. So it have  the best compatibility. You can use it on any version of 3DS firmware include the latest 3DS 8.1.0-18.

R4 Gold 3DS is very easy to us. Just need a few steps after you have got it.

How to setup r4 gold 3DS frimware on 3DS 8.1.0-18 ?

STEP 1: Prepare the wood r4 kernel and r4 card

1) Micro sd card ( Sandisk is better,not the SD card coming with the 3ds(XL))
    (don’t buy from amazon, there are many fake cards)
2) R4i Gold 3DS Card
3)Wood r4 v1.64 kernel files ( download from here: http://www.3dstwocard.com/show.php?id=1)
   (there are many links on the page, find out the below picture and click the download)

4)micro sd card reader. You should format you micro sd card to FAT32
   format is very important.

STEP 2: copy kernel files

copy all the files _rpg and _DS_MENU.DAT to the root folder of the micro sd card.

STEP  3: copy some ds games to play

copy the game roms to the root folder of the micro sd card.( we provide some free roms here:https://app.box.com/s/hefyhwwqhqqn1625vu31

inside the micro sd card into your r4 card and then put the r4 card into 3ds (XL)

 

How to setup the R4i Gold 3DS Deluxe Edition 4.0b2 firmware on 3DS ?

R4i Gold 3DS Deluxe Edition  is the most cheap 3DS mode flashcart in the Market.  You can?

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Two micro sd cards (one is ok too) ,adapter,flashcart and 3DS console

STEP 1: download the firmwares for R4i Gold 3DS Deluxe Edition.  One wood kernel and one 3DS mode file.

r4igolddeluxe_guide1

r4igolddeluxe_guide2

Extract the R4i gold 3ds deluxe firmware 4.0b2 , and copy the “launcher.data” to your 3DS SD. And copy the WoodR4 kernel to the microsd card. (always download the latest kernel from official site. If you want to download the firmware 4.0b1. click R4i Gold 3DS Deluxe Firmware 4.0b1)

STEP 2: Unpack the zip files

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STEP3:Open folder “wood r4igold v1.64″ and get the root files below (one the right). Then copy the root files into your micro SD card, put the micro SD card into r4i gold card (blue card) into your console.

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Open folder “r4igold deluxe firmware 4.0b2″ and get the root files on the right, copy file “launcher.dat” into your SD card, then insert the SD card into your console.

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Power on your console, and find the micro SD card icon, press “A” to start it! Then you will access to the program, select micro SD card, press “start” and select “3DS setup”.

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some photo show the steps: