How to Run Your Broken R4i gold Card On DSi V1.4.3 Again !

Before starting this article,let’s read this lead from r4ids.cn first :

Note : “All new R4i Gold 3DS cards /r4i gold can support the newest DSi V1.4.3 Firmware successfully without any updating, however, if you accidently did an updating for your R4i Gold 3DS card, got an error or won’t work porperly on DSi V1.4.3, then try this patch… ”

Maybe some users have met some problems like following case when they ran the DSi V1.4.3 update patch ,if so,please don’t worry and here are some ways to save your r4i gold ds back again :

Prepared Things :

1. Any a console that below firmware V1.4.3 or A 3DS  Console.

2. A memory card

3.Download the latest kernel V1.35b and unzip it,then open the folder,copy the files into your TF/Mirco card.

4.Download the DSi V1.4.3 Update Patch for non r4i gold 3ds and unzip it,here you will find two files : V143_Update_R4iGold_Non3DS_NDSL.nds and V143_Update_R4iGold_Non3DS_NDSi.nds.

Two ways to Recovery your broken card

For NDS/NDSL Users

(Attention: after you went through 4 steps (Download the DSi V1.4.3 Update Patch and unzip it), just dragV143_Update_R4iGold_Non3DS_NDSL.nds  into your TF Card)

Recovery Steps

1.Insert your TF/Micro card into your broken r4i gold and then put them together into your NDSL.Boot your NDSL.

2.you will enter the wood GUI ,then press Button ” A”,the system will ask you wether to update your card,like following screenshot :

3. take out your broken card and reinsert it again before confirmed updating.

4.Then press the button ” Start” to operate this udpate process.

(Note : pls don’t turn off your console during updating,then if everthing goes well,the system will tell you have updated your card successfully,then you can ran your card on dsi v1.4.3 now)

For DSi/3DS Users (I Test it on 3DS V2.1.0_4)

(Attention: after you went through 4 steps (Download the DSi V1.4.3 Update Patch and unzip it),just drag V143_Update_R4iGold_Non3DS_NDSi.nds into your TF Card.

1.Insert your TF/Micro card into your broken r4i ds gold and then put them together into your 3DS.Boot your 3DS.

2.you will see this icon

click this icon and you will enter ” GBA Temp” GUI,choose Micro SD card,and run V143_Patch_R4iGold3DS_NDSi.ndi file.

3.then press Button ” A”,the system will ask you wether to update your card,like following screenshot :

4.Then press the button ” Start” to operate this udpate process.

(Note : pls don’t turn off your console during updating,then if everthing goes well,the system will tell you have updated your card successfully,then you can ran your card on dsi v1.4.3 now)

How to check whether you have recovery your card or not :

1.Insert the reflashed card into your DSi V1.4.3,if you see following icon,then congratulations,You have made your r4i ds gold alive again :

see how games runing with this recoveried card on 3DS Latest firmware

If you are happened to fail to upate your card for DSi V1.4.3,now,please don’t worry,try following recovery steps first and maybe you can save your card being discarded !

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