Connecting Nintendo DS


Connecting your Nintendo 2DS, 3DS, or DSi to the network can be done in 4 easy steps. Follow these directions to connect your Nintendo DS to our wireless network.

Some menu screens pictured in this guide may be different on your device. However, the instructions are similar for all models. If you have any problems, please contact the support team for assistance.


Step 1 - Connect your Nintendo DS device to our network

You must connect your Nintendo DS to our wireless network before it can be registered to your account. Please follow these steps before moving on.

1. From the Home Menu, go to System Settings

2. Select Internet Settings

3. Open Connection Settings

4. Select New Connection

5. Select Manual Setup

6. Select VostroNet Connect - This network does not require a password

Your Nintendo DS will connect to our wireless network. However, it will not have internet access until it is registered to your account. Follow the next part of this guide to register your device.


Step 2 - Locate the MAC Address of your Nintendo DS

To locate the MAC Address of your Nintendo 3DS, 3DS XL, or 2DS:

  1. Go into System Settings
  2. Select Internet Settings
  3. Select Other Information
  4. Select Confirm MAC Address
  5. The MAC Address is displayed on screen


Step 3 - Add the Nintendo DS to the Q2 portal

  1. From another device, sign in to the Q2 portal
  2. Select Your Devices from the menu
  3. Add the Nintendo DS MAC Address to your account
  4. Sign out of the Q2 portal

Please refer to this article for more information on how to add/remove devices from your account:
Managing your Devices


Step 4 - Restart your Nintendo DS and connect to Wi-Fi

  1. Restart your Nintendo DS console (Power off, then power on.)
  2. Connect your Nintendo DS to the "VostroNet Connect" Wi-Fi
  3. Your Nintendo DS should now be able to access the internet - Enjoy!

Need help?

If you have any questions or need help with these instructions, please contact us for assistance.

We will be glad to assist wherever possible.

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