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System settings won't save... Nintendo DS

Everytime i turn on my DS it says "before you begin, you must adjust system settings. Please touch the Touch Screen or press any button." i enter the settings and it won't save the current date or the time. The name, color, and birthdate will save... i power it off like it says then when i turn it back on it says the same thing! anyone have any suggestions, thanks

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  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2009

    I have the same problem... I did the fix the kid had below and it wouldnt save my startup info. Any suggestions?

  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2009

    Like he discribed above, just the same

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Hi im 9 and i can help you save your settings by turning off the ds and then try to save everything you need and then dont shut close the screen there you go. and fold it back up and it saves

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Sounds like you should try recaliberating the touch screen. Calibration must be done with a stylus. Please note: Using a unlicsensed screen protector can lower the sensitivity of the screen, making calibration difficult. If the problem you are encountering started happening after installing a screen protector, this may be the cause of the problem. Remove all games from the Nintendo DS. Turn the system on by pressing the POWER button. Press the A Button when the "Touch the Touch Screen to continue" message appears. When the main menu appears, use the Control Pad to to place the cursor over the Settings Menu Panel at the bottom of the screen, and press the A Button. should look like this :

icon_settings.gif Use the Control Pad to place the cursor over the orange icon that looks like crosshairs (the right-most icon), and press the A Button. should look like this:
    icon_calibrate.gif Use the stylus, and tap the red square that appears on the screen. Do this each time the square moves. You must touch the red square precisely at each of the three positions, otherwise the test will continue to re-start If the touch screen is not responding properly, hold the Nintendo DS at an angle so that you can see where the edges of the Touch Screen meet the housing of the system. Look around the entire edge of the Touch Screen for any foreign material (such as crumbs, etc.) that may be wedged in between the Touch Screen and the housing of the DS. Foreign material in this area can cause the Touch Screen to work incorrectly. When complete, four squares will appear, allowing users to test the touch screen sensitivity. (Testing is optional.) Tap the "Confirm" button in the lower-right corner. Wait for the the confirmation message to disappear, then tap "Quit," then "Yes" to exit. The unit will shut down automatically to save the settings. hope this helps

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How do you change system date on ds


SOURCE: http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/systems/ds/time_date.jsp

Changing the date
  1. Remove all games from the Nintendo DS.
  2. Turn the system on by pressing the POWER button.
  3. Tap the screen using the stylus when the "Touch the Touch Screen to continue" message appears.
  4. When the main menu appears, tap the stylus on the Settings Menu Panel at the bottom middle part of the screen. icon_settings.gif
  5. Tap the calendar/time icon (the blue icon, second from the left). icon_clockdate.gif
  6. Tap the calendar icon at the top of the screen. icon_date.gif
  7. Tap the up or down arrows above the month, day, and year to change the values. When finished, tap the "Confirm" button in the lower right corner.

  8. Wait for the the confirmation message to disappear, then tap "Go Back," then "Quit," then "Yes" to exit. The unit will shut down automatically to save the settings.

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Recalibrating the Touch Screen
Remove all games from the Nintendo DS Lite.
Turn the system on by pressing the POWER switch.
Press the A Button when the "Touch the Touch Screen to continue" message appears.
When the main menu appears, use the Control Pad to place the cursor over the Settings Menu Panel at the bottom of the screen, and press the A Button.
Use the Control Pad to place the cursor over the orange icon that looks like crosshairs (the right-most icon), and press the A Button.
Use the stylus, and tap the red square that appears on the screen. Do this each time the square moves. (Note : You must touch the red square precisely at each of the three positions, otherwise the test will continue to re-start.)
When complete, four squares will appear, allowing users to test the touch screen sensitivity. (Testing is optional.) Tap the "Confirm" button in the lower-right corner.

Wait for the the confirmation message to disappear, then tap "Quit," then "Yes" to exit. The unit will shut down automatically to save the settings.

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Doesn't have the directions to touch to begin


It sounds like a system crash. If you take the battery out and reinstall it a few minutes later this will reset the system and should solve the problem.

Aug 29, 2009 | Nintendo DS Lite Console

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  • Be sure that you're using only the bottom screen of the Nintendo DS Lite with the stylus. The upper screen is not a touch screen.
  • Unlicensed screen protectors can lower the sensitivity of the touch screen. If the problem you are experiencing started happening after you attached a screen protector, you may want to remove it. Please note that some screen protectors can leave behind a residue that may be difficult to clean. If you are planning on removing a screen protector that has been placed on your Nintendo DS Lite
  • If the touch screen is not responding when touched, or the accuracy of the screen is off, you may need to recalibrate the touch screen.
    1. Remove all games from the Nintendo DS.


    2. Turn the system on by pressing the POWER button.

    3. Press the A Button when the "Touch the Touch Screen to continue" message appears.

    4. When the main menu appears, use the Control Pad to to place the cursor over the Settings Menu Panel at the bottom of the screen, and press the A Button.
    5. Use the Control Pad to place the cursor over the orange icon that looks like crosshairs (the right-most icon), and press the A Button.
    6. Use the stylus, and tap the red square that appears on the screen. Do this each time the square moves.
      • You must touch the red square precisely at each of the three positions, otherwise the test will continue to re-start.
      • If the touch screen is not responding properly, hold the Nintendo DS at an angle so that you can see where the edges of the Touch Screen meet the housing of the system. Look around the entire edge of the Touch Screen for any foreign material (such as crumbs, etc.) that may be wedged in between the Touch Screen and the housing of the DS. Foreign material in this area can cause the Touch Screen to work incorrectly. If there are any visible particles, clean the screen.
      • If the above steps did not help, there is a problem with the system and it will need to be repaired.


    7. When complete, four squares will appear, allowing users to test the touch screen sensitivity. (Testing is optional.) Tap the "Confirm" button in the lower-right corner.

    8. Wait for the the confirmation message to disappear, then tap "Quit," then "Yes" to exit. The unit will shut down automatically to save the settings.

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    Clean your battery contacts and DS pins with alcohol.
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    Re-adjust your calibration settings in yur ds that should fix it.

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    Changing the time
    1. Remove all games from the Nintendo DS.

    2. Turn the system on by pressing the POWER button.

    3. Tap the screen using the stylus when the "Touch the Touch Screen to continue" message appears.

    4. When the main menu appears, tap the stylus on the Settings Menu Panel at the bottom middle part of the screen. icon_settings.gif

    5. Tap the calendar/time icon (the blue icon, second from the left). icon_clockdate.gif

    6. Tap the large clock icon (on the right) icon_clock.gif

    7. Tap the up or down arrows above the hour and minute to change the time. When finished, tap the "Confirm" button in the lower right corner.

    8. Wait for the the confirmation message to disappear, then tap "Go Back," then "Quit," then "Yes" to exit. The unit will shut down automatically to save the settings.


    Changing the date
    1. Remove all games from the Nintendo DS.

    2. Turn the system on by pressing the POWER button.

    3. Tap the screen using the stylus when the "Touch the Touch Screen to continue" message appears.

    4. When the main menu appears, tap the stylus on the Settings Menu Panel at the bottom middle part of the screen. icon_settings.gif

    5. Tap the calendar/time icon (the blue icon, second from the left). icon_clockdate.gif


    6. Tap the calendar icon at the top of the screen. icon_date.gif

    7. Tap the up or down arrows above the month, day, and year to change the values. When finished, tap the "Confirm" button in the lower right corner.

    8. Wait for the the confirmation message to disappear, then tap "Go Back," then "Quit," then "Yes" to exit. The unit will shut down automatically to save the settings.





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    Contact Nintendo. as you didnt say if it was a DS or a DS lite
    go to http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/systems/selectds.jsp
    its Nintendos DS Customer Support.

    Dec 25, 2007 | Nintendo DS Lite Console

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