TWiLight Menu++ Controls


Nintendo DSi, Nintendo 3DS, SEGA Saturn, and Homebrew Launcher themes #

  • Left/Right: Select a game/app
  • A/START: Launch game/app
  • L/R or SELECT + Left/Right: Switch pages
  • (DSi/Saturn/HBL theme) SELECT + Up/Down & release SELECT: Switch between the SD card and flashcard
  • Y: Per-game settings
    • X: Cheat menu
      • A: Toggle cheat
      • B: Exit cheat menu
      • X: Save and exit cheat menu
      • Y: Show cheat description
      • L: Disable all cheats
  • X: Delete/hide game
  • (DSi/Saturn/HBL theme) SELECT: SELECT menu or DS Classic Menu (Where system menu, TWiLight Menu++ Settings, and GBA Mode can be accessed)

R4 theme #

  • Up/Down: Select a game/app
  • A: Launch game/app
  • L: Switch between the SD card and flashcard
  • Y: Per-game settings
    • X: Cheat menu
      • A: Toggle cheat
      • B: Exit cheat menu
      • X: Save and exit cheat menu
      • Y: Show cheat description
      • L: Disable all cheats

DS(i) ROMs (using nds-bootstrap) #

These do not apply to DSiWare.

  • L + R + Up + X for 1 second: Swap the screens
  • L + R + Down + A for 3 seconds: Dump RAM to sd:/_nds/nds-bootstrap, as ramDump.bin
  • L + R + Down + B for 2 seconds: Return to TWiLight Menu++
  • 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
  • The in-game menu is not accessible in DSi-Enhanced/Exclusive games running in DSi Mode, so attempting to use the button combo in those games will do nothing
  • Only the screen swap button combo will work in B4DS mode, the others will not work
  • Returning to TWiLight Menu++ may not work on some O3DS models
  • 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

Boot shortcuts #

These should be pressed on the TWiLight Menu++ splash screen / right after the Nintendo DSi splash screen.

  • SELECT: Open settings
  • A + B + X + Y: Reset all TWiLight Menu++ settings
  • B: Boot the last ran ROM