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My nintendo ds doesn't work (touch screen only)

Whene i go to the main menue and touch the game icon it won't play, i have to do it from the directional pad. can somebody please help me?!?!?!?!?!?

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Try recaliberating the touch screen

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HOW DO I CALLIBRATE THE SCREEN ON MY DS thanks


Directly from Nintendo:


  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.
      icon_settings.gif

  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.
      icon_calibrate.gif

  6. Use the stylus, and tap the red square that appears on the screen. Do this each time the square moves.

Mar 15, 2011 | Nintendo DS Console

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My two girls have dsi,s how do the play with both ds,is on one game


hi there this should help ye out

Playing multiplayer with one Game Card:
Certain Nintendo DS games require only one player have a copy of the game to play multiplayer. Those without a copy of the game will need to download the game information from the player that has the game in their system.

This feature is available on games that have this icon on their packaging:
single_pak.gif
    To download game information:

  1. Insert the Game Card into the DS Game Card Slot on one system and slide it into place until it clicks. Turn the system on by pressing the POWER button.

  2. Tap the screen using the stylus when the "Touch the Touch Screen to continue" message appears. If the host DS system's Startup Mode is set to
    • Automatic. The game's menu will appear.
    • Manual. Tap on the box for the Nintendo DS Card Slot using the stylus to start the game.

  3. Turn on the other Nintendo DS systems. For each of these systems, when the main menu appears, tap on the "DS Download Play" icon on the right, middle side of the screen to display list of available games.

  4. Tap the title of the game to begin the download.

  5. See the individual game's multiplayer instructions for additional game play information.


  • Playing multiplayer with multiple Game Cards
    Games that require each player to have a copy of the Game Card inserted into the Nintendo DS will feature this icon:
    multi_pak.gif Because each individual game title has its own method for setting up multiplayer games, you will need to consult the instruction manual for that particular title.

Jan 18, 2011 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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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.

Apr 15, 2010 | Nintendo DS Lite

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  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, use the stylus and tap on the Settings Menu Panel at the bottom middle part of the screen. icon_settings.gif
  5. Tap the wrench icon (the leftmost icon). icon_wrench.gif
  6. Tap the globe icon. icon_language.gif
  7. Tap the box for the language you wish to choose.
  8. Tap the bottom-right box to confirm the selection (it says "Confirm" if the menu is in English).
  9. 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.

I hope I could help

Dec 16, 2009 | Nintendo DS Lite

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How to i get to play two players on the Nintendo ds lite


You can play multiplayer games with a Nintendo DS Lite even if you don’t possess a copy of the game. If one of your friends has a multiplayer game card, they can use their Nintendo DS Lite as a host for the game session and you can join the multiplayer game.
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Things You'll Need:
  • Nintendo DS Lite
    Using One Card to Host the Game
  1. Step 1 Look on the game’s packaging for the "Multiplayer" icon. If the game requires only one player to have a copy of the game, the icon will show two DS Lites: a DS Lite with a black screen transmitting waves to a DS Lite with a white screen. Below the two DS Lites is a range of numbers which indicates how many players the game can support.
  2. Step 2 Put the game card in the Nintendo DS Lite that is acting as the host for the multiplayer game session and start it up.
  3. Step 3 Have the other players turn on their systems. They will use the main menu screen to access the "DS Download Play" icon. They need to tap the icon to begin downloading the game information from the host DS Lite.
  4. Step 4 Begin playing when all of the systems have finished downloading the game information from the host.
  5. Multiple Cards for Multiple Players
  6. Step 1 Look at the "Multiplayer" icon. If every player in the game session needs a copy of the game in order to play, the icon will show two DS Lites, both with black screens, transmitting waves toward each other. A range of numbers is under this graphic and indicates how many people can play at one time.
  7. Step 2 Read the game's instruction manual on how to set up the game session. The steps required vary by company and sometimes by title within the same company.
*reposted from ehow.com

Jun 21, 2009 | Nintendo DS Lite Console

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You need to calibrate your touch screen...Follow these easy steps to do so.

1 Turn your DS on.
2 When you come to the main menu that lists pictochat, ds download play, and the game that is inserted in your DS, Tap the little ICON of the ds towards the bottom of the screen.

3 There should be a new menu that comes up with different colored squares. The yellow square has an odd icon with a box thing. Press this.

Follow the instructions from then on...
I hope this helps!

Jun 18, 2009 | Majesco Cake Mania for DS

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Top half dont work


Solution:

1. IF you have R4 card in your DS, take it out.

2. Go to Settings (Little icon on the bottom of the touch screen)

3. Select Pink button

4. Select "GBA Mode" (pink button on the right)

5. Select "Touch screen"


NOTE:

This is mainly affective for GBA games, not DS games unfortunately.
If you are really that desperate to play DS games properly, then either hope you can still claim it on warranty and/or buy a brand new DS (maybe even the new DSi).



Hope I helped

- donman92

Jun 01, 2009 | Nintendogs: Dalmatian & Friends for DS

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The language is in chinese


This is how you correct the problem.
1) Make sure there are no games in the DS
2) Turn on DS
3) At the splash screen touch the touch screen to access the main menu
4) At the main menu on the bottom there is an icon that looks like the DS opened. Click on this ICON
5) After Clicking on the icon you will appear at a menu that has four icons at the bottom. Click on the first one on the left. Should look like a wrench
6) Next touch the icon that looks like a globe from there if you can not read the word the top left cornner is the button for english.
7) Touch that button in the upper left cornner and touch the bottom (very bottom that has A or B) click. This should automatically change the words to english. This should fix the problem

Feb 25, 2009 | Nintendo DS Lite Console

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Nintendo ds lite


First try to recalibrate the screen (start up the DS, and do the following--text from nintendo.com):
  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.
      icon_settings.gif

  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.
      icon_calibrate.gif

  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.
    • Ifthe touch screen is not responding properly, hold the Nintendo DS at anangle so that you can see where the edges of the Touch Screen meet thehousing of the system. Look around the entire edge of the Touch Screenfor any foreign material (such as crumbs, etc.) that may be wedged inbetween the Touch Screen and the housing of the DS. Foreign material inthis area can cause the Touch Screen to work incorrectly.
If the screen still does not work, you need to buy a new touchscreen. Many vendors sell these, here's an example:

http://store.richspsxparts.com/nidslito.html

You will need a good tri-wing screwdriver to do this repair (don't buy a cheap knockoff--they will strip your screws). Try one like this: http://www.play-asia.com/paOS-13-71-1e-49-en-15-tri_wing-70-1fe.html

Then follow the step by step tutorial at:

http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-a-Nintendo-DS-Lite/

Dec 07, 2008 | Nintendo DS Lite Console

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Nintendo ds


Setting the Time and Date


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.





Dec 30, 2007 | Nintendo DS Console

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