Gateway 3DS Not Working With Firmware 8.1.0-18U?

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  1. XDel
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    XDel Author of the Alien Breed Odamex Projekt.

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    So I got my Gateway in the mail today. Followed a Youtube guide on setting it up...


    Put Launcher.dat on SD card.

    Put file for Bluecard on root of SD that goes in Blue Card.

    Put both cards in 3DS, boot up, select the Blue Card....

    and I get: An error has occurred. Press and hold POWER button to turn the system off.
    Please refer to the Operations Manual for Details.


    OK, now what?
     
  2. mvmiranda

    mvmiranda GBAtemp Maniac

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    Your doing it wrong
    You need to place the Launcher.dat in your big SD Card (root folder), set up your router WiFi on your 3DS (new connection), open the browser and type go.gateway-3ds.com

    This is how GW works for 4.5+ up until 9.2.

    DO NOT UPDATE YOUR 3DS PAST 8.1 ONLINE AS IT WILL GO TO 9.4 AND YOU'LL LOOSE THE HABILITY DO USE GW.

    Good luck!
     
  3. bache

    bache GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    You don't use the blue card exploit, you use the web browser exploit.
     
  4. XDel
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    XDel Author of the Alien Breed Odamex Projekt.

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    Where in these forums is the step by step guide? I am on the page... not sure what to click on...
     
  5. XDel
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    XDel Author of the Alien Breed Odamex Projekt.

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    Nevermind I found a guide, thanks for the advice though!!! :)

     
  6. XDel
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    XDel Author of the Alien Breed Odamex Projekt.

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    Hold on a second... do I have to go to the freaking Gateway web page every time I want to play a game?
     
  7. xdrako23x

    xdrako23x Crash Bandicoot

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    If you dont use gateaway for dev purpose or modding purpose their no reason to buy a gateaway... Just get a QQ3DS or Sky3DS
     
  8. gamesquest1

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    you can downgrade to 4.x for 3ds/3dsXL, only 2ds users are limited to web exploit only, and nope you only need to use the web exploit if you exit gateway mode.....you could pretty much never reset and never need to do the exploit again(although thats a bit far fetched....but still only whenever the console is reset or goes off would you need to run the exploit again
     
  9. XDel
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    XDel Author of the Alien Breed Odamex Projekt.

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    I just downgraded and rebooted, but my Gateway still will not detect any games till I visit the web page.
     
  10. bostonBC

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    Use the DS Profile exploit and you won't need to use the webpage.
     
  11. gamesquest1

    gamesquest1 Nabnut

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    now follow the 4.x setup guide........NDS profile exploit stuff, works offline
     
  12. XDel
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    XDel Author of the Alien Breed Odamex Projekt.

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    What DS Profile Exploit?

    Edit: Nevermind, I stumbled across what I need, thanks again!!!
     
  13. Ralph1611

    Ralph1611 GBAtemp Maniac

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    So without a Gateway card i can downgrade? What about the DS Profile.. can i do that without a Gateway?
     
  14. Ralph1611

    Ralph1611 GBAtemp Maniac

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    Oh...and if i dump a retail game... Card 2.. Tomodachi USA... would it delete the save file or will it come with the save?
     
  15. phanteon

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    theres a PDF file in the gateway files. it shows how to use the card with the NDS exploit
     
  16. Ralph1611

    Ralph1611 GBAtemp Maniac

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    Can someone do a better job to answer muh question :)
     
  17. xdrako23x

    xdrako23x Crash Bandicoot

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    Show money to that person and you will have everything you want.
     
  18. Ralph1611

    Ralph1611 GBAtemp Maniac

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    I have a question.. after im done downgrading it... how do I exit back to sysnand safely without a card? One video says to put your gateway card in before booting to classic mode..

    so i can do it without?
     
  19. Simon Riley

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    Just turn your 3ds off and turn it back on