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How to Upgrade R4i Gold card

Posted on 26th Jul 2011 @ 7:40 AM

R4i Gold card from r4ids.cn

R4i Gold card from r4ids.cn is a most famous flashcard in Nintendo world. The before version is R4i Gold V1.4.1. And in February, it upgraded to R4i Gold 3DS card (R4i 3DS)to support Nintendo 3DS console. The latest version of R4i Gold 3DS card can work on Nintendo 3DS, DSi V1.4.3, DSi V1.4.2, DSi V1.4.1, DSiLL, DSiXL, DS and DS lite straightly. But the R4i Gold 3DS old version should be upgraded to support Nintendo DSi V1.4.3 and DSi V1.4.2. what is more, the old R4i Gold V1.4.1 card should be upgraded to fit Nintendo 3DS conosle.

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How to upgrade R4i Gold 3DS old version for 3DS and DSi V1.4.2?

If your R4i Gold 3DS card is the old version, it may can't work on Nintendo 3DS and DSi V1.4.2 console straightly. You need to update the card with a DS/DS lite or DSi console. Download the 3DS20_Patch_R4iGold_3DS.rar Do as below steps.

Upgrade R4i Gold 3DS with NDS console

1. Install the Latest Wood R4 kernel to the TF card correctly. (watch R4i Gold Kernel installation with 4 steps
2. Download the 3DS20_Patch_R4iGold_3DS_NDSL.nds patch from r4ids.cn to your computer.
3. Unzip the patch, and copy the file to the root directory of TF card.
4. Put the TF card to the R4i Gold 3DS card, and insert the R4i Gold 3DS to DS console.
5. Power on your NDS to enter the mainmenu.
6. Choose the "3DS20_Patch_R4iGold_3DS_NDSL.nds" and boot up.
7. Take your R4i Gold card out of the NDS console.
8. Reinsert your R4i Gold into the NDS.
9. Press KEY_A and the updating process will begin
10. You should keep your NDS powered on during the updating process
11. IF the result shows SUCCESS, it means you have updated your R4i Gold with success and this card can work on 3DS 2.0.0-2 and DSi V1.4.2.

Upgrade R4i Gold 3DS with DSi console

1. Install the Latest Wood R4 kernel to the TF card correctly.
2. Download the 3DS20_Patch_R4iGold_3DS_NDSi.nds patch from r4ids.cn to your computer.
3. Unzip the patch, and copy the file to the root directory of TF card.
4. Put the TF card to the R4i Gold 3DS card, and insert the R4i Gold 3DS to DSi console.
5. Power on your NDSi to enter the mainmenu.
6. Choose the "3DS20_Patch_R4iGold_3DS_NDSi.nds" and boot up.
7. Attention:do not take out your R4ids Gold.
8. Press KEY_A and the updating process will begin.
9. You should keep your NDSi powered on during the updating process.
10. IF the result shows SUCCESS, it means you have updated your R4ids Gold with success and this card can work on 3DS 2.0.0-2.

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How to upgrade R4i Gold 3DS old version for Nintendo DSi V1.4.3?

If the the old version of R4i Gold 3DS card can't work on DSi V1.4.3 straightly. You can download V143_Patch_R4iGold_3DS to upgrade the card.

Upgrade R4i Gold 3DS card for DSi V1.4.3 (with DSi console)

The upgrade process is same as upper process. just replace the "3DS20_Patch_R4iGold_3DS_NDSi.nds" with "V143_Patch_R4iGold3DS_NDSi.nds".

Upgrade R4i Gold 3DS card for DSi V1.4.3 (with DSL console)

The upgrade process is same as upper process. just replace the "3DS20_Patch_R4iGold_3DS_NDSL.nds" with "V143_Patch_R4iGold3DS_NDSL.nds".

How to upgrade R4i Gold V1.4.1 card for Nintendo 3DS console?

R4i Gold V1.4.1 card can't work on Nintendo 3DS console straightly. You must download 3DS20_Patch_R4iGold_Non3DS for installation.

Upgrade R4i Gold V1.4.1 card for Nintendo 3DS (with DSi console)

The upgrade process is same as upper process. just replace the "3DS20_Patch_R4iGold_3DS_NDSi.nds" with "3DS20_Patch_R4iGold_Non3DS_NDSi.nds".

Upgrade R4i Gold V1.4.1 card for Nintendo 3DS (with DSL console)

The upgrade process is same as upper process. just replace the "3DS20_Patch_R4iGold_3DS_NDSL.nds" with "3DS20_Patch_R4iGold_Non3DS_NDSi.nds".