Hot Nintendo DS How-Tos

How To: Put Nintendo DS games on your R4 DS

Download r4.html from www.r4ds.cn on your computer and unpack the zipped folder. Place all files in one folder. Then load your micro SD card on your computer. Now open up your micro SD and open the folder. Drag the files you downloaded in your micro SD card. Now create a new folder named games in your card. Then go to nds-roms.com. Download any game and drag that game file in your games folder. Now remove your SD card and put it in your R4. Now you can play all Nintendo games on your R4 DS. E...

How To: Capture perfect gameplay footage from your Nintendo DS

If you'd like to capture footage from your Nintendo DS, either to share online or make walkthroughs or playthroughs with commentaries, download all of the necessary files from Lifehacker, then watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to get capturing. For recording gameplay this way, you'll need a DS or DS Lite, microSD card, NDS flash cartridge, Wi-Fi connection, SD card reader and a computer (along with all of those files you need to download).

How To: Fix games that won't work on the R4 card

Do you have video games that you long to play on your computer but have errors when you try to play them? Watch this video and your technical problems will be solved in only 6 minutes. Just sit down, relax, and watch the video that guides you with easy steps on how to fix corrupt rom files for games on your Nintendo DS! Be sure to follow the link in order to download the software required to fix your problems! You'll be playing your favorite DS games with ease in no time!

How To: Add music to your Nintendo DSi

Get those songs off your desktop or laptop and get them onto your Nintendo DSi. This video shows how to do it, simply and easily. Once you've done it you can listen to games right in your hot little hand. This is a two part video, so make sure to check out part 2 as well! Now if you want, you can download music to your dsi from your PC.

How To: Watch DVDs on your Nintendo DSi

If you've got an Nintendo DSi, you already know you can do a ton of fun things. But, did you know you can also watch DVDs on your hand held player? That's right, and this video will show you how to do it. In addition, this hack also lets you do it without using Adobe's Showckwave player.You'll want to watch this vid on high resolution and at full screen so you can see all the steps to convert movies on your Nintendo DSi.

How To: Put an NES emulator on your R4/M3 card

Always wanted to play classic NES games on your DS but don't know where to start? Well TheCondowit makes it easy for you to get the classic NES feel on your Nintendo DS without damaging your pocketbook. He shows us how to put an NES emulator onto a Nintendo DS by using MicroSD memory card. The step-by-step he provides goes through helpful hints, tips, and links to websites where you can download emulators and ROMs to load onto your memory card. This tutorial is easy to follow and takes a matt...

How To: Play Game Boy Advance games on a Nintendo DSi

Yes, there is a way to play old Game Boy Advance games on your new Nintendo DSi. You just have to download the GBA DSi Emulator. Yes, it is possible to play GameBoy Advance game backups (aka GBA ROMs) on your DSi. You have to use a special DSi flash card adapter though, for MicroSD cards. Then use the emulator and place the GBA games on the Micro SD card. This is the surefire way to download DSi games on your SD card.

How To: Put a Gameboy & Gameboy Color emulator on your R4/M3

TheCondowit shows you how to put a Gameboy and Gameboy Color emulator on your R4/M3. First go and download the lameboy software. Open the lameboy.mds file and make a new folder for it. Go to the bottom of the descriptions and you will go to a site that will give you ROMs. After you add the ROMs go to your Nintendo DS, pull up the games folder and select your lameboy file. Select the folder you will put your ROMs in and you should see your ROMs and be able to open the files.

How To: Use mobile hotspots on smartphones to access the internet on your Nintendo 3DS

There are many different applications and games on the Nintendo 3DS that can take advantage of an active internet connection over Wi-Fi such as Netflix or the eStore. Unfortunately, since the 3DS is a mobile device, you won't always have access to the internet. If you have a mobile hotspot on a smartphone or tablet, you can share the internet connection over wireless with the gaming handheld.

How To: Download a DSI web browser

In this video, learn how to download a web browser for your Nintendo DSI. This application was developed by Opera Software + Surprise Ending.... And for those of you who might ask: "Why can't I watch YouTube videos?" There is no Adobe flash player in this version of the browser, so YouTube videos are not available with this version. Connect your DSI to the Internet with this helpful video.

How To: Watch movies on your Nintendo DSi

The video shows you how to watch movies on your Nintendo DS. After a few required downloads, the video tells you how to encode your videos into .DPG. All you need to do after that is insert it on your removable SD. After doing so, running Sakura or Moon shell on your DS will allow you to pull up your files and watch them. If you follow the simple steps in the video, you'll be able to view your movies anywhere you have your DS with you.

How To: Hack pokemon platinum for Nintendo DS

If you're looking how to hack Pokemon Platinum from Nintendo for your Nintendo DS, this tutorial is just what you need. Follow the steps and see what you get. You'll need an R4 card to make it work, so make sure you have one. You'll be downloading a hack engine that at first looks complicated, but it's really pretty simple to use. Check it out and get hacking today! This video is really thorough and you should be able to follow it quite easily. This will let you hack pokemon plantnum.

How To: Do some cool tricks on the Nintendo Dsi

The Nintendo Dsi is a powerful little machine, packed full of cool features. If you're not familiar with all the things you can do, check out this video and see what other things can be done. From moving or removing icons, making cool sounds, set custom music, upload photos to Facebook and more! Don't just sit there watch this video and expand your knowledge of all the cool things your Dsi can do. Oh, and learn how to do a very important system update too!

How To: Put an SNES emulator on your R4/M3 card

TheCondowit shows you how to put an SNES emulator on your R4/M3 card. The user says that the first thing you want to do is goto SNEmulDS homepage then scroll down when you get there and goto the green text. Next the user tells you to click on the R4DS / M3 Simply. The user then walks you through some more steps then shows you a live demonstration of the emulator in action to confirm that it works. After following all the steps the user provides, you should be able to put an SNES emulator onto...

How To: Connect the nintendo DS to wireless Internet

Did you think you needed to buy a Nintendo DSi to get online? Well, think again! In this video tutorial, learn how to connect your regular Nintendo DS to WiFi, from anywhere. Follow along with this step by step video and learn how to set up your wireless internet on your Nintendo DS. It is fast, easy and requires no download. You will be online in no time.

How To: Put a Sega Genesis emulator on your R4/M3 card

In this video we learn how to put a Sega Genesis emulator on your Nintendo DS R4 or M3 card. Putting the Sega Genesis emulator on your Nintendo DS R4 Card allows you to play games that were originally designed for the Sega Genesis on your Nintendo DS. The first step is to download the very small emulator software from the link they give us in the video. The second step is to install the software on the PC that we downloaded in step 1. The third step is to move all the files over to the R4 or ...

How To: Spot a fake Nintendo DS game

How do you know that your "used" DS game is actually real? What? There are fake DS games out there on the market? Unfortunately, yes, there are. And this two-part video will tell you how to spot a fake Nintendo DS game. Don't get screwed. You're game may not work properly, maybe it won't saveā€¦ and you don't want that! This is very informative about making sure you don't get taken advantage of.

How To: Disassemble a Nintendo DS Lite

Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to take apart your Nintendo DS Lite. For this process, you'll need the following materials: a philips screwdriver, a box knife, a Nintendo screwdriver, and tweezers. This process is particularly useful if you're having problems with your game system.

How To: Set up your R4 card without the setup disk

This video tutorial is in the Video Games category where you will learn how to set up your R4 card without the setup disk. If you get the message 'couldn't find DS menu' on your DS, take out your micro SD card and plug it in to your computer. Then you will get a window with a 'this folder is empty' message. Right click on the icon and click on 'extract R4 DS set up'. Now open up the set up folder and copy and paste everything in this folder in to the 1st window. You can then delete the set up...

How To: Catch Arceus in Pokemon Platinum

The goal of the entire Pokemon series may be to "catch 'em all," but actually catching them all is another story altogether. Whether you're collecting the trading cards or trying to capture the god Pokemon in Pokemon Platinum, there's a lot of strategy behind obtaining the rare gems.

How To: Connect your Nintendo DSi to the Internet

The big perk that comes along with purchasing a Nintendo DSi instead of a regular Nintendo DS is the Internet capability. With Nintendo's new DSi model you can go online and surf the web as well play other users over an Internet connection just like you would on an XBox or Nintendo Wii. Setting up and connecting the Internet on your DSi is quite easy to do and you will want to set this up right away to take advantage of all of the fun features.

How To: Connect your Nintendo Wi-fi USB connector

In this video, we learn how to connect your Nintendo Wi-Fi USB connector. Before you do this, you need to purchase a Nintendo Wi-Fi USB connector and connect it to your computer. Once you do this, a window will pop up on the computer asking for information. It will start to set up and go through the process of installing, asking you questions about your connection. You may have to enter a password as you do this. When it's complete, your Wii will be able to connect to your Wi-Fi, then you can...

How To: Replace a Nintendo DS Lite case

The Nintendo DS Lite is quite the handheld device. It has two screens, one being a touch screen, great sound quality, and a great selection of games. It is also a great accomplishment for Nintendo comparing the original Game Boy to the tech they have now. But despite its technological advancement, things can break, especially handheld devices like the DS Lite. In this tutorial, find out how to replace the original casing to a Nintendo DS Lite. Be aware that if you open your DS Lite, you may v...

How To: Open and take apart a Nintendo DSi

Many people find the idea of taking apart small electronic devices like the Nintendo DS and laptop computers daunting. All the pieces are so close together, and even people who service their own large electronics sometimes quail when faced with doing the same things to portable units. This video will help you overcome your fears by showing you how to open and take apart a Nintendo DSi, which will allow you to put a custom case on it or do other mods.

How To: Use Netflix on the Nintendo 3DS to watch 3D movies and TV shows

If you want to watch all the different movies and TV episodes available to you through a Netflix subscription on the go, try installing the Netflix app for Nintendo's 3DS handheld. Even cooler, Netflix is releasing 3D movies and the device's built in capabilities will allow you to watch these 3D movies on your Nintendo 3DS! You'll need to have upgraded your 3DS software so that you can access the eShop before you can install the Netflix app.

How To: Repair a Nintendo DS Lite touchscreen

Since the introduction of the Nintendo DS, people have fallen in love with is sleek style, the dual screens, and the touch screen feature. It is one of Nintendo's most technologically advanced handheld devices out there. But problems are sure to arise, especially when it comes to the touch screen. If you have a problem with it and need to repair it at all, this tutorial will help. Find out how to repair a Nintendo DS Lite touchscreen. Enjoy!

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