Hacking Playing an old R4 on an old 3DS

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I want to play the old r4i upgrade revolution for ds on the first 3DS. I don't know if that's possible, but if it is, is there a way and a tutorial on how to do that?
 

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I want to play the old r4i upgrade revolution for ds on the first 3DS. I don't know if that's possible, but if it is, is there a way and a tutorial on how to do that?
If the cart is not detected on your 3DS then it's most likely patched by Nintendo. And you'd need to install CFW to bypass it so it can work again.
Do you have a DS that you can test with, if the the cart actually works or not?
The guide posted above is for installing cfw on your 3ds. Follow either the Pichaxx or Seedminer method, both lead to the same thing.
Though first get an sd card and test with h2testw (it's in the guide), to make sure it's not faulty or defective, before you begin messing with your system..
 

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The oldest flashcarts (particularly ones that auto-booted on an old DS) need to be started with NTR Launcher, which also requires CFW. I think TWiLight Menu might work too.

(In theory you could use HaxxStation without installing CFW, but of course that would still require a second unit to provide a download point for HaxxStation. Also no one does things that way anymore.)

I've read the Get Started part, but I don't know where to go from there
Maybe try reading the rest of it, for starters..? Or ask questions about something more specific?
 

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All I know is that, when I put the r4i upgrade revolution for ds in the first old 3DS, it says that an error occurs. So I don't know where to go from there. There seem to be so many things I need to get in order for it to work.
 

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Not yet. Still struggling where to go from the Get Started part
Well, this depends on the current firmware version on your console.
Pretty self-explanatory.
1.0.0 up to 11.3 → Soundhax method
11.4 to 11.14 → update to 11.15 (currently latest version)
11.15 → Seedminer

If you have trouble, describe it further.
 

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Well, this depends on the current firmware version on your console.
Pretty self-explanatory.
1.0.0 up to 11.3 → Soundhax method
11.4 to 11.14 → update to 11.15 (currently latest version)
11.15 → Seedminer

If you have trouble, describe it further.
Like I said before, all I know is that when I put the r4i upgrade revolution for ds in the first old 3DS, it says that an error occurs. I haven't done anything to make it work and I don't know where to go from there.
 

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Like I said before, all I know is that when I put the r4i upgrade revolution for ds in the first old 3DS, it says that an error occurs. I haven't done anything to make it work and I don't know where to go from there.
Ignore the R4 for now.
3ds.hacks.guide is independent from the R4.

If you finish installing custom firmware the blocking ("An error has occurred!") should be gone.
 
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I don't know how to do that
I'm sorry but what does that even mean what you're asking for is a basic set of instructions on how to make your r4 work with your 3DS they're telling you that if you want your r4 to work you have to follow the guide ... And now for the part where my mind is blown how are you expecting to follow people's written instructions to get your device to work if you can't choose a range your firmware number falls in
 
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I don't know how to do that
You don't know how to do what? Again, you need to install Custom Firmware (Luma3DS +Boot9strap) on your 3DS in order to bypass the R4 cart blocking, otherwise it's not possible. It's that simple.
If you want to install cfw, just read my comment above, follow either Pichaxx or Seedminer method (both lead to the same thing), and read the steps carefully on this guide, do NOT skip any steps. And you should test your sdcard beforehand with h2testw.
 
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