nds-bootstrap controls


These do not apply to DSiWare.

  • L + R + Up + X for 1 second: Swap the screens
  • L + R + Down + A for 2 seconds: Dump RAM to sd:/_nds/nds-bootstrap, as ramDump.bin
  • L + R + Down + B for 2 seconds: Return to loader
  • L + Down + SELECT: Open the in-game menu
    • R: Advance by one frame
    • Screenshot
      • Up/Down/Left/Right: Change VRAM bank
      • A: Save screenshot
      • B: Return to in-game menu
    • RAM Viewer
      • Up/Down: Scroll
      • Left/Right: Fast scroll
      • R + Down/Up: Faster scroll
      • R + Left/Right: Fastest scroll
      • A: Enter RAM Editor
      • B: Return to in-game menu
      • Y: Specify an address to jump to
        • Up/Down: Increase/Decrease selected value
        • Left/Right: Select a value
        • A/B: Return to RAM Viewer/Editor at specified address
    • RAM Editor
      • Up/Down/Left/Right: Select a value
      • A: Modify selected value
        • Up/Down: Increase/Decrease value by 1h
        • Left/Right: Increase/Decrease value by 10h
        • A/B: Finish modifying value
      • B: Return to RAM Viewer
      • Y: Specify an address to jump to
        • Up/Down: Increase/Decrease selected value
        • Left/Right: Select a value
        • A/B: Return to RAM Viewer/Editor at specified address
  • Returning to loader may not work on some O3DS models, and does not work in B4DS mode
  • The button combination for opening the in-game menu can be changed in the TWiLight Menu++ settings
  • Screenshots are saved to sd:/_nds/nds-bootstrap/screenshots.tar. This file can be opened using an archive viewer such as 7-Zip
  • Dumping RAM and taking screenshots are currently not possible in B4DS mode