How to Make Your Own Multi Card for a DS

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How to Make Your Own Multi Card for a DS
You can use multi micro SD cards on your DS. (sd cards image by timur1970 from

The Nintendo DS uses the SD card memory format to carry its games. SD card capacity has grown like every other memory format, nearly doubling every year. Micro SD cards are much smaller, but hold the same amount of memory as their larger cousins. Because of their size, however, the Micro SD cards will not fit into the DS. There is a product that will allow you to use Micro SD cards on the DS, and it will actually allow you to use multiple cards on the DS, doubling the DS's memory capacity.

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Things you need

  • Dual Micro SD card adaptor

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  1. 1

    Turn off the Nintendo DS by holding the power button on the front of it.

  2. 2

    Remove the SD card from the rear of the Nintendo DS.

  3. 3

    Insert your Micro SD card(s) into the dual SD card adaptor. There are two slots on the adaptor, with one on the top and another on the side.

  4. 4

    Insert the Dual Micro SD card adaptor into the Nintendo DS and turn it on.

  5. 5

    Go into the DS settings and select the "Format" SD memory from the settings page. You can now use the Micro SD cards on your DS as a means to save games, music and videos.

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