Suppose that if your r4i gold 3ds was blocked by nintendo 3DS newest system , at this time , you need to upgrade yourflashcart .(as we know that the newest firmware is V7.2.0-17, but r4i gold 3ds still can work great on it ) flashcart is blocked means the firmware which run on the chip of r4i gold 3ds can’t work on the version of the console anymore , so it need to upgrade . The upgrade file will path the chip firmware not the kernel on the micro sd card.
If your r4i gold 3ds flashcart is blocked by nintendo 3DS , your screen will appear this message when you insert your r4i gold 3ds flashcart .
Step 1 , Download the latest wood firmware from here: V1.64
After download , you will get the compressed file :
extract it and you will get
open the folder and copy all the contents on the root of your micro sd card ,
To upgrade r4i gold 3ds , you need a low version of nintendo console , such as ds lite or ds console (or other consle that didn’t upgrade to the latest system). Here i use the 3ds lite for an example .
Step 2, donwload the upgrade patch , now you can download from here : r4i gold 3ds flashcart upgrade patch
Because i use the ds lite to upgrade r4i gold 3ds flashcart , i copy the second one into the micro sd card .
Then insert the micro sd card into r4i gold 3ds flaschart , then put them together into the ds lite ,Power on the ds lite,
click the micro sd card
Click the update patch file and start the update process
Please note : If you use a ds lite to do the update, you need to take out the r4i gold 3ds card and then reinsert it into the ds lite, then click A to start the update.When you see the menu below, if you update card with a dsi console, you can just click A to start the update.
Yes ! is easy . now you can enjoy your games with the newest Nintendo 3DS firmware.