The Nintendo DS (NDS) is a hand-held game console, it is primary used for playing video games, the system also offers text messaging communication via the use of wireless chat applications and Internet browsers, Since the Nintendo DSi and Nintendo DSi XL, released in 2009. You can also use the Personal Hotspot feature you can turn your iPhone into a portable wireless router, allowing the Nintendo devices to connect to the iPhone using Wi-Fi and share its 3G cellular data Internet connection.
A. Send text message with Nintendo DS.
1. Turn on your Nintendo DS by pressing the switch on the side of your hand-held console. Nintendo DS Lites are also powered on this way, but the Nintendo DSi and Nintendo DSi XL models use a power button located below the directional keypad.
2. Select the "PictoChat" icon from the main menu using your finger or the stylus pen.
3. Type out your message using the virtual keyboard on the bottom screen. Alternatively, you can also draw or write out a message with the stylus.
4. Click on the "Send" button once complete to send your text message to other users connected to the chat room wirelessly.
B. Connect iPhone to Nintendo
1. Acquire a bolt-on tethering package from your iPhone contract provider. Contact your provider for details on how to add a tethering package to your contract.
2. Launch the "Settings" application on the iPhone by tapping its icon on the home screen, and tap the "Personal Hotspot" option.
3. Slide the "Personal Hotspot" switch to "On." The iPhone is now ready to share its Internet connection with any nearby Wi-Fi devices.
4. Launch the Wi-Fi connection app on your Nintendo console and search for nearby Wi-Fi networks. Tap the "Settings" button, followed by "Internet," >> "Connection Settings," >>"Search for Access Point."
5. Select the iPhone's Wi-Fi network from the list of available access points on the Nintendo's connection screen. The iPhone's network can be identified by having the same name as your device, which is displayed at the top of the About screen in the General section of the Settings app.
6. Wait for the Nintendo console to confirm its Internet connection before loading a game or application. The Nintendo is now tethered to your iPhone, and can share its Internet connection.
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