Installing TWiLight Menu++ (Flashcard)


Installing #

  1. Download the latest version of TWiLightMenu-Flashcard.7z from the releases page
  2. Extract TWiLightMenu-Flashcard.7z
  3. Copy the _nds folder to your flashcard’s microSD card root
  4. Copy the BOOT.NDS file to your flashcard’s microSD card root
  5. Copy the roms folder to your flashcard’s microSD card root
  6. If you already have save data, move your .sav files, which are in your DS ROM location, to a new folder called saves, which also goes in the DS ROM location
    • DS Phat / Lite users: If booting BOOT.NDS causes a white screen lock-up, insert a DS Memory Expansion Pak, and try again
    • DSi / 3DS users: Run TWLMenu++ on the console’s SD card, and turn on SCFG access in Slot-1
      • This will let you use TWL clock speed and/or VRAM boost on your flashcard games, as well as accessing the console’s SD card

To run games using your flashcard firmware #

  1. Extract what’s in Flashcart Loader/(your flashcard) to the root of the flashcard’s microSD card
    • If you done so, continue to step 3. If not, follow the steps below the flashcard list below
  2. For these flashcards:
    • R4i-SDHC
    • r4isdhc.com cards
    • r4isdhc.hk cards
    • R4i SDHC Upgrade Revolution
    • R4DSiXL3D
    • R4i Advance
    • R4-IIIi
    • R4 SDHC Revolution
    • R4(i) Pocket
    • R4i Gold (v1.4.1) (3DS)
    • R4xDS
    • DSTT(i)

    Install YSMenu from here

    • Make sure you have YSMenu.nds (renamed from TTMenu.dat if there isn’t one) and the TTMenu folder on the flashcard microSD root
  3. Set Use nds-bootstrap to No, so the flashcard firmware will be used instead of nds-bootstrap

Autobooting TWiLight Menu++ #

  1. Extract the content(s) of Autoboot/(your flashcard) to the root of the flashcard’s microSD card
    • Skip this, if you don’t see your flashcard
    • DS Phat / DS Lite users: Go to settings in the DS menu, and turn on auto-start, so your flashcard will start on boot
    • DSi / 3DS users: Run TWLMenu++ on the console’s SD card, and turn on Auto-start Slot-1