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Does anyone know if you can connect ds to internet using a mobile dongle?

I've recently ditched BT and therefore no longer have a landline, so have switched to a '3' mobile dongle instead of regular broadband. Doesnt work fab in my concrete tower block, but hey ho. I'd rather that than use BT again! Anyway, my problem now is that I'm not sure if I can use my dongle with my ds, and if so can I just plug it straight in to my DS, or do i need another cable? I'd really appreciate some input on this one as I'd love to be able to play over the net (I've not sucessfully managed to use the DS online at all yet, as I had an orange livebox before and that wasnt compatible with my DS either!).

Thanks in advance for your help!

Lou

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  • Anonymous Sep 30, 2008

    i will like to know if on animal crossing i want to play with my friend from far but i dunno how wifi works and somone HELP ME!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous Jan 10, 2009

    Hi, i have the same problem, I also have a 3 usb mobile broadband dongle, which I use with my laptop which has a wireless card built in. Is it possible to use the laptops wireless card for my nintendo ds as i have tried creating networks etc but it comes up with an error every time. How do I use the laptops card to connect my ds wirelessly?

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For internet with the ds, u dont plug anything in its all wireless. the '3' dongle gives u wireless internet which is good. to set up internet on your ds, put in a wifi compatible game, and wherever in that game there is an option for NINTENDO WFC CONNECTION (it may change, in mario kart the option is on a main screen, animal crossing talk to ppl) go into that and tap a blank internet connection box and search for an access point. when its found ur 3 internet itll connect. u can now play internet games on ur ds when ur neer that access point. hope i helped

Posted on Sep 14, 2008

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