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How do I connect my Nintendo 3DS to the internet?


What are the benefits of connecting my Nintendo 3DS to the internet?

Connecting your Nintendo 3DS to the internet will give you access to all kinds of exciting content like downloading new games, allowing you to play online and the ability to update your Nintendo 3DS with new features and applications.

Connecting your Nintendo 3DS to the internet.

  1. First you will need access to a Wi-Fi connection.
  2. From the HOME menu of your Nintendo 3DS go to SYSTEM SETTINGS. Tap INTERNET SETTINGS then CONNECTION SETTINGS.
  3. Find the NEW CONNECTION button to start, you can choose to follow the tutorial or connect manually.
  4. If you choose MANUAL you will need to find your network. Click SEARCH FOR ACCESS POINT and your Nintendo 3DS will then search for available connections.
  5. Select your network from the available list. If it’s protected by a password, please enter it now.
  6. Your Nintendo 3DS will now save and test the connection.

Connecting using AOSS technology

  1. First you will need access to a Wi-Fi modem with the AOSS connection feature.
  2. From the HOME menu of your Nintendo 3DS go to SYSTEM SETTINGS. Tap INTERNET SETTINGS then CONNECTION SETTINGS.
  3. Find the NEW CONNECTION button to start.
  4. Choose MANUAL then tap the AOSS logo.
  5. Press and hold the AOSS button on the access point until the AOSS light flashes twice.
  6. Your Nintendo 3DS will now save and test the connection.

Connecting using WPS

  1. First you will need access to a Wi-Fi modem with WPS security.
  2. From the HOME menu of your Nintendo 3DS go to SYSTEM SETTINGS. Tap INTERNET SETTINGS then CONNECTION SETTINGS.
  3. Find the NEW CONNECTION button to start.
  4. Choose MANUAL then tap the Wi-Fi PROTECTED SETUP button.
  5. Choose either PUSH-BUTTON CONNECTON or PIN CONNECTION, whichever your Wi-Fi access point supports.

PUSH-BUTTON CONNECTION

  1. Press and hold the WPS button on the access point until the LED blinks on your modem.
  2. Your Nintendo 3DS will now save and test the connection.

PIN CONNECTION

  1. A PIN will be displayed on your Nintendo 3DS.
  2. Enter the PIN from your Nintendo 3DS into the access point setting.
  3. Your Nintendo 3DS will now save and test the connection.
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