[How To] Start your 3DS.

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  1. zb123
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    WARNING: TURNING ON YOUR 3DS WILL CAUSE THE BATTERY TO DRAIN, USE THIS TUTORIAL AT YOUR OWN RISK

    1. Own a 3ds.
    2. Press the power button

    FAQ:

    Q: My 3ds didn't start
    A: Try holding the power button for a little longer, make sure your 3ds is charged, make sure you have a battery inserted into the 3ds.


    Q: I don't own a 3ds, what should I do?
    A: Buy one

    Q: Ok, I've managed to turn the 3DS on, now how do I turn it off, furthermore, how would I possibly manage to turn it back on after that?!

    A: This is a great question, and one without a simple answer. To turn your 3DS off, you will need to PRESS AND HOLD THE POWER BUTTON, DO NOT WORRY, THIS WILL NOT TURN YOUR 3DS ON DUE TO THE FACT THAT IT IS ALREADY ON, instead the 3DS will power off. To turn it on after you have shut it off, follow the original steps of this tutorial again. I know this is a lot to learn at once, but with extreme practice and dedication I am confident you will succeed.

    I hope you guys found this tutorial helpful.

    Here is a picture of the power button itself, I have added a red arrow that more easily points out the button. Note that it should be accompanied by the word "power". The image is kept large to more clearly show you what is going on.

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    Disclaimer: This is a 3ds XL, if you have a 3ds, view the post by Densetsu for further help.
     
  2. vinhdt

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    Stop being an asshole! If you're not helpful, then don't post.
     
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    How is this not helpful? I've met many people who could not start their 3DS.
     
  4. PercentSevenC

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    This was very helpful, I learned a lot. Thanks!
     
  5. Vengenceonu

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    I give up. :cry:
     
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    You're welcome!
     
  7. zb123
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    Hi, did you have trouble following the How-to? How can I help you further?
     
  8. Densetsu

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    Wouldn't YOU like to know?
    Nice tutorial EOF material.
     
  9. zb123
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    Thank you, I hope it helped.
     
  10. Densetsu

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    Wouldn't YOU like to know?
    It needs pictures of the power button.

    And a picture of a 3DS. Maybe a pic of someone paying for a 3DS at a cash register. With money :yay:

    [​IMG]
     
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  11. CheatFreak47

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    I have a question, what if my 3DS is empty on battery and I'm in the car, and all I have is an iPhone charger?
    How do I start my 3DS then?
     
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    I'll update the OP accordingly. Thanks for the suggestion!

    Use the remaining gas in the car to drive home and pick up your 3ds charger. This should work every time! If you run out of gas then attempt to purchase some.

    Oh and I almost forgot, if you are driving an electric car gas will be of no use to you, you will need to use the remaining battery in the car. Unfortunately there is no way to hook up your car battery directly to your 3DS as of yet.
     
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    Im sorry, I dont understand, could you rewrite your tutorial?
     
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    I forgot
    0/10, have to own shit handheld.
     
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    Yes I will simplify and rewrite the tutorial first thing tomorrow.
     
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    Thanks. I have been searching all over the internet and I cant find the answer, I really appreciate your help.
     
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    No problem, I myself had trouble for months until I discovered this method. Personally I think a whole section of the forum should be dedicated to helping people turn on their 3DS, it's a major issue that Nintendo refuses to resolve themselves.
     
  18. BORTZ

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    I should get this front paged.
     
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  19. CheatFreak47

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    Okay, what if my 3DS is actually a toaster, how do I turn it on then?
     
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    You'd be helping thousands.
     
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