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.
Step 4. After it finished, the screen will show “Upgarding succeds”. It means the upgrade is successful.
Step 5. Now you can insert the R4i gold 3ds into the latest 3DS V11.3, it will be work very well.