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Adjusting System Settings
With Download Play, you can play certain multiplayer games with other users even if you have only one
copy of the game. You can also send and receive demos of certain software titles.
Download Play is compatible with Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DS Lite, Nintendo DSi and
Nintendo DSi XL systems.
Note: Download Play content from Nintendo 3DS titles can only be played on a Nintendo 3DS system.
Steps for the Host System
Steps for Client Systems
No software (client)
Note: Nintendo DS / Nintendo DSi titles are displayed in an ex-
panded format by default. To load the software at its original reso-
lution, hold down either START or SELECT, then touch OPEN if
you are using the host system, or
if you are using
the client system, to launch the software. Keep START or SELECT
held down until the software has started.
Follow the instructions in the instruction
manual of the software you are using.
Launch the software title from the
Open Download Play from the
For Nintendo 3DS software
For Nintendo DS /
Nintendo DSi software
Touch the panel for the soft-
ware you want to use.
Follow the instructions in
the instruction manual of
the software you are using.
For detailed information, consult the
Congure your internet settings, Parental Controls and other basic system settings here.
Touch the System Settings icon on the HOME Menu to open the System Settings.
Congure your connection to the internet (page 70).
Restrict the use of software, content that can be purchased and downloaded, and system functions such as
3D images (page 78).
Manage data such as Nintendo 3DS download software, Nintendo DSiWare and StreetPass data. You can also
clear your blocked-user settings (page 82).
PROFILE Change your user name, date of birth and other settings (page 83).
DATE & TIME Change the date and time (page 83).
TOUCH SCREEN Calibrate the Touch Screen (page 83).
3D CALIBRATION Calibrate the 3D Screen (page 83).
Change the sound output settings (page 83).
TEST Check that the microphone is working correctly (page 83).
AMERAS Calibrate the outer cameras (page 84).
AD Calibrate the Circle Pad (page 83).
Transfer data from your Nintendo DSi or Nintendo DSi XL system to your
Nintendo 3DS system, or between Nintendo 3DS systems (page 86).
AGE Change the language of the system (page 83).
STEM UPDATE Update the system software (page 91).
Format the system to erase data stored in the System Memory, such as photographs,
software and save data (page 91).