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How to update gateway 3ds card to gateway 3ds V2.1 OMEGA

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If you  already have a gateway 3ds , firstly , thanks for the your support , but now , due to the official team have released the newest version , all the old card need to be updated .
So this post aims to show you how to update the gateway 3ds to the latest firmware V2.1 .

Step 1  Download the latest gateway 3ds firmware:  gateway 3ds V2.1 OMEGA
After donwload , you would get :

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Unzip  it

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Now you can see the files of the folder , then we will use them separately

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Step 2    set up the gateway 3ds blue card

(1)Get a micro sd card , any size would be fine (format it before you use it ) .  Open the blue card folder, and copy all the contents inside to the root of your micro sd card.   Then the contents on the root of the micro sd card should be like this as below .

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(2)insert the gateway 3ds blue card with sd card together into your 3ds console.  power on

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(3)Click the icon to enter  , and then click the micro sd card


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(4)Click the gateway installer to install

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(5) Click A to start according to its Hint

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(6) Just wait until the installation finish

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(7) Click the “ Home” button back to the home menu and keep the power on.

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(8) Then take out the gateway 3ds blue card.

Step 3   Set up the sd card.

(1) Format the sd card before you use it
(2) Back to the folder which you have downloaded in the step 1, find the GW-OMGEGA-2.1-RELEASE  , as the pic below

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(3) open it and you can see  the Launcher.dat file

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(4) Copy it and put it on the root of your sd card.

(5) Insert the sd card back into the 3ds slot, go to the system settings nintendo.

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(6) Click it

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(7) Click other settings

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(8) Click Profile

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(9) then the console will show

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(10) Press A

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(11) on the PC , Put your 3ds games on another micro sd card (also format the sd card before you use it, the bigger size one ) , as you can see them as below .

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(12) and then put the sd card with gateway 3ds red card into the 3ds console, it will show
(13) Press A to close the message
(14) Just click “start” to update

(15) wait until the update finish

(16) Update done, press A  to exit

(17) press Select button , then the game icons will show on the top screen

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(18) use the left and right button to choose one game and play.

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choose one , i take the pokemon for example , press A to start games

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One thought on “How to update gateway 3ds card to gateway 3ds V2.1 OMEGA

  1. good instruction for setup gateway 3ds for firmware 2.1 update, my card works now. thank you:)

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