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Topic: DSi Secrets!

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Bobpie

Bobpie

1. Posted:

Okay, I decided to make this thread to share secrets about the awesome secret-filled console that is the Nintendo DSi.
Here are some:

Quick Brightness Change
SELECT + Volume Up/Down

In-Game Touch Screen Calibration
L + R + START + SELECT then press, but don't hold POWER

Restart Game
L + R + START + SELECT

Share the secrets you know!

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HolyMackerel

HolyMackerel

2. Posted:

Ooh, thanks for the brightness change control! :D

PictoChat's Rainbow Pen
In DSi's PictoChat, you can draw in rainbow colours by tapping the pen icon twice.

Mario Theme In DSi Sound
In the DSi sound app, highlight a recorded sound and wait about 45 seconds or so, and it will play the Mario theme using that sound. Apparently the sound has to be at least a second long to work however.

DSi Musical Keyboard
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Whee! :D Actually it's just an image saved using the camera app, and "played" using the musical note stamp.

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Bobpie

Bobpie

3. Posted:

DSi Musical Keyboard cont.
In fact, that music stamp plays notes according to colour, so you can take any picture and play with it!

@HM
Yeah, the brightness change is a cool one. :D

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Macaronius

Macaronius

4. Posted:

Bobpie wrote:

DSi Musical Keyboard cont.
In fact, that music stamp plays notes according to colour, so you can take any picture and play with it!

WRONG!

it plays acccording to where you place the stamp

Edited on by Macaronius

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yoshdude64

yoshdude64

5. Posted:

@Bobpie - The brightness change is in the manuel, so I don't think it really counts.. On the other hand, in game calibration is really neat! Thanks for sharing!

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sykotek

sykotek

6. Posted:

@Bobpie: Thanks for in game calibration, I never knew it existed and I don't bother ever reading manuals.

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Roopa132

Roopa132

7. Posted:

I don't get the in game calibration. All it does is return to the menu because of pressing the power button.

Probably getting a Vita with LBP soon...

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hydraman121

hydraman121

8. Posted:

i alwayz thought the alternate web browser was kick

Edited on by theblackdragon

hydraman121

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Bobpie

Bobpie

9. Posted:

@Roopa
Your L & R buttons must not work well. Mine don't.
Wait, do you have a DSi or a DS Lite?
@yoshdude & protozone
YOU'LL NEVER CATCH ME ALIVE!!!!!! >: D
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AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHGH

Edited on by Bobpie

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Toon_Link

Toon_Link

10. Posted:

That in-game calibration is pretty cool.
Good thing I saved before I tried it while playing Platinum. :D

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Roopa132

Roopa132

11. Posted:

no my L and R buttons work fine

Probably getting a Vita with LBP soon...

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Funky_Gamer

Funky_Gamer

12. Posted:

Hold down the volume down button when turning on your dsi to start out muted.
You can turn down the volume in sleepmode, but you cannot turn it back up.

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Sylverstone

Sylverstone

13. Posted:

My L button is shot for now, so I'll try this when it gets its act together. :(

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R-L-A-George

R-L-A-George

14. Posted:

Sylverstone wrote:

My L button is shot for now, so I'll try this when it gets its act together. :(

Try to give your DSi a shake.

I know on secret that people seem to not have noticed, the glitchs DSlite had, DSi does not have them, I should know....I've only expirienced the data corrupted screen on Pokemon Platinum and Soul Silver on DSlite.

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armoredghor

armoredghor

15. Posted:

If your L & R buttons aren't working, it's probably just dust underneath. To fix it blow right on the button forming a tight seal with your lips. It looks weird but hey, it works. I've had this problem with my lite so now I have to do this everytime it boots up. Better than paying for a repair though, i guess.

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CharlieRod

CharlieRod

16. Posted:

hydraman121 wrote:

i alwayz thought the alternate web browser was kick

whats that?

Edited on by theblackdragon

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R-L-A-George

R-L-A-George

17. Posted:

CharlieRod wrote:

hydraman121 wrote:

i alwayz thought the alternate web browser was kick

whats that?

I've been wondering to.

Edited on by theblackdragon

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KanrakusPizza

KanrakusPizza

18. Posted:

HolyMackerel wrote:

Mario Theme In DSi Sound
In the DSi sound app, highlight a recorded sound and wait about 45 seconds or so, and it will play the Mario theme using that sound. Apparently the sound has to be at least a second long to work however.

I ALREADY SAID THAT!!!!! (throws boot)

wont be on here anymore

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Sylverstone

Sylverstone

19. Posted:

R-L-A-George wrote:

Sylverstone wrote:

My L button is shot for now, so I'll try this when it gets its act together. :(

Try to give your DSi a shake.

I know on secret that people seem to not have noticed, the glitchs DSlite had, DSi does not have them, I should know....I've only expirienced the data corrupted screen on Pokemon Platinum and Soul Silver on DSlite.

Thanks for the tip, I'll try that.

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R-L-A-George

R-L-A-George

20. Posted:

Sylverstone wrote:

R-L-A-George wrote:

Sylverstone wrote:

My L button is shot for now, so I'll try this when it gets its act together. :(

Try to give your DSi a shake.

I know on secret that people seem to not have noticed, the glitchs DSlite had, DSi does not have them, I should know....I've only expirienced the data corrupted screen on Pokemon Platinum and Soul Silver on DSlite.

Thanks for the tip, I'll try that.

Make sure you shake it towards the L button...I forgot to mention that.

Edited on by R-L-A-George

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