Steps for Installing R4 3DS (Red & Black box)

November 16, 2011  |  Posted by R43DS  |  Filed under flash cards, game backup

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R4 cartridge 3DS

Follow these steps to iInstall 3DS R4 (Red and Black Box)

  • 1. Insert your memory card to the card reader that you can get from the Pack R4i 3DS.
  • 2. Insert the card reader to your computer.
  • 3. Format the card by right-clicking on it and selecting “Format.”
  • Note: Click on “Start” that you can find at the left corner on the bottom of your screen, click on “My Computer” and then right-click on the memory card icon.
  • 4. Select “FAT 32” and get the check mark off the “Quick format” option then click “Start.”
  • 5. Download only the latest version of R4i SDHC 3DS English or the regional language pack you would like to install.
  • 6. Unzip the folder. Do a right-click on it and select “Extract.”
  • Note: The extraction process needs winrar or winzip.
  • (Expect to find files called moonmemo, R4iMenu, moonshl2, R4-‘date’_
  • 7. Select all these items and copy them. Note: Click-drag all four elements, right-click on them and select “Copy.”
  • 8. Copy all the files to your memory card.
    Note: Right-click on its icon and select “Paste.”
  • 9. Eject the memory card and insert it into the R4 3DS.


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Take note that updating the device to make it compatible with the DSi or DSi XL 1.4.3 makes use of a DS Lite, DSi or DSi XL 1.4.3 or below with the a 3DS device less than 2.1.0. Here are the steps included in the process:
1. Check the console and make sure it has full power. If it is not yet fully charged, keep it connected to the charger.
2. Have the memory card inserted into the card reader with a USB key structure, which is a part of the package of the R4i 3DS.
3. Insert the card reader into your computer through the USB port.
4. Right click on the icon of the memory card and click on “Format” to format it.
Note: To see the icon of the card, click on “Start” at the bottom of the computer screen, find “My Computer,” click on it and it will show the memory card as one of the icons on your screen.
5. Choose “FAT 32” and click on “Quick format.” Click “Start.”
6. Find the latest R4i SDHC 3DS version and download it.
7. Extract the files.
Note: Use winzip or winrar software to extract and unzip the files.
(The zip folder should have moonmemo, R4iMenu, moonshl2, R4-‘date.’)
8. Select all the items and copy them.
Note: Click-drag all the four elements mentioned above to select them, right click them and select “Copy.”
9. Save the elements into the memory card.
Note: Right click on the memory card icon and select “Paste.”
10. Eject the memory card from the computer and insert it into the device as shown in the photo.
11. Insert the R4i into the 3DS console.
12. Press the Power button to turn the 3DS on.
13. Press the icon, most often a game image.
14. Click on the “Setup” icon, like the one shown in the photo.
15. Click on Upgrade.
16. Press the “Start” button.
Note: Your current R4 1.42 version is the icon at the top of the screen, while the new version to which you will update your R4, version 1.43, is below.
17. Let the update process finish until a confirmation appears.
18. Once the update is finished, restart the console.
19. Restart the console by pressing its power button.
20. The updating of your R4i 3DS is accomplished. Your updated R4i can already work with a console version 2.0.0.


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