How to upgrade R4i gold 3ds to match the higher version 3DS v11.3?

Some days ago, Nintendo 3DS version has updated to V11.3.0-36, and it’s confirmed R4i gold 3DS can directly work well on DS/DS Lite/DSi/2DS/3DS/3DS XLV11.3.0-36. But recently, many player said their R4i gold 3ds didn’t work on their 3DS. When indert the card, there  will be a message“An error has occurred. Press and hold the Power Button to turn the system off”.

If you meet this problem, please test the R4i gold 3ds game card on your 3DS console with lower version, or DS/DSI console. It proves the card is good if your R4i gold 3ds runs wells. Your only need to upgrade your R4i gld 3ds firmware to match the latest 3DS version.

How to upgrade R4i gold 3ds?

Step 1. Format your microSD card. then download R4i gold 3ds kernel “Wood_R4iGold_V1.64.rar” and “r4igold_3DS62_Patch.rar“, extract and put the files to the root directory of the formated microSD card.

Note: There have two files in “r4igold_3DS62_Patch.rar”: 【R4iGold_3DS62_Patch_NDSL_3DS.nds】and 【R4iGold_3DS62_Patch_NDSi_3DS.nds】, choose the correct file according to your console. The below is the upgrade example for DS console.

Step 2. Insert the R4i gold 3ds to DS console, power on and run 【R4iGold_3DS62_Patch_NDSi_3DS.nds】

Step 3. Remove R4i gold 3ds while the screen shows like below, and insert again (If you use DSi console, ignore this step) Then press A to start the updating.
R4i 1Step 4. After it finished, the screen will show “Upgarding succeds”. It means the upgrade is successful.
R4i 2Step 5. Now you can insert the R4i gold 3ds into the latest 3DS V11.3, it will be work very well.


The user guidence of Gateway 3ds flashcard

Gateway 3ds card is the world’s first flashcard which can play 3DS games. It’s apply to NEW3DS/ 3DSLL, OLD 3DS/ 3DSLL/ 3DSXL and 2DS console with the version 4.1-9.2

It support backup 3DS roms perfectly, and almost all 3DS roms. You need to make an emuNAND virtual system, it can be updated to the newest version emuNAND9.8. Then you can go to eshop to download eshop games.
It support cia, dlc, eshop, 3ds and nds games. You can fighting on Internet, and the very importand is that support bupassing region locking. It have the function of Game Card Dumper, means you can suck up the rom from the official card, then play with Gateway 3ds flashcard.
Gateway 3DS contains two cards: a red flashcard and a blue one. The below is some guidence for use.

Blue card
Step 1: Download fireware from office websit with the blue card (of course, it can be instead by R4i gold 3ds or ACE 3ds plus), then copy the two documents which with .rpg and .nds suffix to your mirco SD card.
Step 2. Then copy the .dat file to the console nirco card
Step 3.  Insert the blue card to your console, choose set to launch Gateway mode
Step 4: Insert mirco SD into red Gateway card, you can copy the 3DS games directly

Red card

There have detailed instructions, if you have any other question or problem just visit this site.