As we know that currently gateway 3ds card can only work on V4.1 to V4.5 3ds/3ds xl console, that means we can not log in eshop and play eshop games. We can only play eshop games on the latest Nintendo firmware (at present is V7.1.0-16u) , but if we update the nintendo system to the latest firmware version , we cant play 3ds games with the gateway 3ds .What can we do to satisfy both sides ?
Here is the solution , gateway 3ds card comes with the emuNAND feature which can emuNAND the V7.1.0-16 firmware on your V4.1 to V4.5 3ds firmware.
Here is the step by step user guide.
Before starting , these things required:
Step 1 Download the latest gateway 3ds firmware: gateway 3ds V2.1 OMEGA
After donwload , you would get :
You can see the files of the folder , then we will use them separately
Step 2 set up the gateway 3ds blue card
（a）Get a micro sd card , any size would be fine (format it before you use it ) . Open the blue card folder, and copy all the contents inside to the root of your micro sd card. Then the contents on the root of the micro sd card should be like this as below .
（b）insert the gateway 3ds blue card with sd card together into your 3ds console. power on
（c）Click the icon to enter
（d）Click the gateway installer to install
（e） Click A to start according to its Hint
（f） Just wait until the installation finish
（g） Click the “ Home” button back to the home menu and keep the power on.
（h） Then take out the gateway 3ds blue card.
Step 3 Set up the sd card.
(a) Format the sd card before you use it
(b) Back to the folder which you have downloaded in the step 1, find the GW-OMGEGA-2.1-RELEASE ， as the pic below
(c) open it and you can see the Launcher.dat file
(d) Copy it and put it on the root of your sd card.
(e) Insert the sd card back into the 3ds slot, go to the system settings nintendo.
(f) Click it
(g) Click other settings
(h) Click Profile
(i) then the console will go the gateway menu
Use the Left/right button and move to the last icon which is the “format emunand” icon
Just click it
Click Start to run it then it starts processing, make sure do not power off your console until it finishes. and it needs about 5 or more mins to process it.
After done, you will see your 3ds console firmware is” GW33D (V4.1-V4.5)” , that means you have done it successfully.
Then now you can update your 3ds console firmware to the latest version under GW3D firmware.
Before update, please note :
1,Make sure your connect the wifi .
2,Make sure do it under the GW3D firmware mode, that is to say ,you must make sure 3ds version is “GW3D (4.1 to V4.5) ” and then update.
The update method is just same as normal, go to the system settings, just click the “system update ” to update
After you update it usccessfully, you would see your system firmware is already on GW3D V7.1.0-16 now. then you can just do all things like your 3ds console is already on V7.1.0-16.