R4i Gold Plus WiFi Issues and Firmware Question

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    Hello. I have a R4i Gold Plus (Deluxe Edition) and I haven't had many issues with it at all besides
    the fact that I can't connect to WiFi In-Game on any of my ROMs. I am using my R4i Gold Plus on a 3DS.
    Its able to connect to my WiFi and go to the eShop, Netflix, Swapnote, etc.
    I can even connect to my connection in the 3DS internet settings that take me to the regular DS internet settings.
    But when I try to connect in a game it gives me a error saying it cant connect to the IP Address.
    So you see where my frustration lies. Does anybody know how to get it to work properly for me?
    Like I said I know it isn't my WiFi connection itself, it has to be my R4i Gold Plus.

    Which brings me to my second question. Is there an alternative firmware that I can use besides the stock firmware this card takes?
    I know already that Wood R4 does not support this card. But does anything else?
    I've messed with retrogamefans firmware but I couldnt do anything with it but copy the extinfo.dat and infolib.dat from it to the stock firmware.

    Again, any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
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    What security does you router use? DS Games can only go online with no or WEP security and nothing else.
     
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    switch to wep.
    wpa2 can also be hacked so whats the difference.
     
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    The security is WEP 64 bit. Like I had previously said, I know its not my connection because when I try and test my wifi settings through just my 3DS I can connect in both 3ds mode and DS mode. It only doesn't work when I'm trying to connect playing a ROM with my R4i Gold Plus.
     
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    Wow I don't think I've seen a stupider post.

    WEP is WAY less secure than WPA2.
     
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    Which game? Could be a bad ROM or your card may not like Wifi, though I don't think that's the issue.
     
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    Well, I've tested the WiFi on multiple ROMs, and neither game has had any success. I don't think its a bad ROM. So far I've tested Mario Kart DS, basically all the Pokemon games (not Ranger or Conquest or Mystery Dungeon), Phantasy Star 0. Will test some more but I don't think any will work.
     
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    Configure WFC settings via GAME not the console settings and check if rom's wifi feature is ON.
    If you still can't connect, check ERROR number at nintendo support something something I suppose! I SUPPOSE YAY!
     
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    I have done both and there is no setting to see if the ROMs WiFi feature is on. My only ROM settings are:

    Select a save type
    Link with GBA
    Rumble Strength
    Choose Save Slot
    Show Icon

    I tested Diddy Kong Racing DS and was able to connect to the WiFi but that is completely useless to me because nobody plays that game online LOL.

    EDIT: *facepalm* I think I have found my problem. Apparently the little green swirly arrows next to your ROM icon and name is the WiFi On/Off switch.
    Thanks for telling me that in the instruction manual I was never given with my Flashcart! :D Seriously, how in the hell does 2 swirly green arrows equal WiFi?
     
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