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Im trying to get my ds online to my router

Im trying to associate my ds with my router but im not sure where the wifi configuration option is on the console

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Hello irishguyroy, I Have a DS and It Is Connected To Wi-Fi. The Only Way You Can Connect to Wi-Fi is through a game with wi-fi. if you need more help, leave me a comment on my help site:

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