Due to the popularity of the How-To for turning on your 3DS, I decided it would be equally useful for 2DS users. Below are the complete steps to turning on your 2DS! WARNING: TURNING ON YOUR 2DS WILL CAUSE THE BATTERY TO DRAIN, USE THIS TUTORIAL AT YOUR OWN RISK 1. Own a 2ds. 2. Press the power button. Enjoy! Here are some pictures to help those who are still confused. Note the power symbol used on the button. UNLIKE THE 3DS, THERE IS NO "power" TEXT BESIDE THE POWER BUTTON, DO NOT BE CONFUSED, IT WILL STILL ACTIVATE THE POWER FUNCTION.