Problem with my M3 Simply, microSD card slot

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  1. SteveFromCanadaE
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    I have only had my M3 for a couple of weeks and today I had my DS Lite sitting on my bed and all of a sudden my microSD card popped out, and now it will not go back in. Am I going to have to send it back from whence it came and get a new one? Originally I wanted an R4 but someone lost the last shipment from the site I was ordering it from and instead they gave me an M3 Simply. Is there a way to fix the spring issue myself or should I get a new M3? :'(
     
  2. pinoyfreestyle

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    Tape?
     
  3. ryuhosuke

    ryuhosuke Advanced Member

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    did you push it all the way in? i had that problem too, but you have to push it in lightly
     
  4. SteveFromCanadaE
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    I have tried pushing it in about 20 times. It never has given me a problem up until now. And I doubt tape will work, because if the card is not in place properly, the data will not be read.
     
  5. Destructobot

    Destructobot Crave the Hammer

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    Contact the store you got it from and see if they will replace it. If they won't, you may need to perform surgery.
     
  6. SteveFromCanadaE
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    I sent an email to KickGaming earlier today, however I dont expect a response until Monday at the earliest. I tried the tape thing though, it seems to be working ok for now, I just dont like the idea of it being broken though and I hear it is common among M3 Simply cards to have spring issues.
     
  7. mikagami

    mikagami GBAtemp Fan

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    R4 and M3 DS are the same thing, made in the same factory, so the brand really isn't the issue. Just contact the company and get a return.
     
  8. 4saken

    4saken Retired Ace Attorney

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    If you can bear with no spring, then you might as well just remove it. I don't see anybody complaining about the Cyclo's springless slot, so they must be pleased with it.
     
  9. freshmeat666

    freshmeat666 Newbie

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    Major noob here... How do you remove the spring? I took the screw out but cannot get the Ds Simply cart to open. I would have thought that with the screw out it would just pull apart but I am meeting much resistance. any help would be great!

    Thanks