Aug 02

The Nintendo® DS(NDS) is an 802.11b device. In order to connect your Nintendo® DS to a DIR series, Draft N, router, you will need to confirm that the router is in Mixed Mode.

Step 1: Open a web browser and type the IP address of the DIR series router into the address bar (default is

Step 2: The default username is admin (all lower case) and the default password is blank (nothing). Click OK.

Step 3: Under Setup, click Wireless Settings on the left hand side.

Step 4: From the 802.11 Mode drop down menu, select Mixed 802.11ng, 802.11g and 802.11b.


Step 5: Click on Save Settings to save your settings.

Note: The Nintendo® DS does not support any version of WPA.

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  • At 2011.06.05 10:18, tim said:


    • At 2011.06.05 10:19, nick said:


      • At 2011.08.06 12:45, York said:

        Mixed 802.11ng, 802.11g and 802.11b option is not available in my drop-down menu. The option i was givin was Mixed 802.11n, 802.11g and 802.11b and I still can’t connect to the router via the DS lite

        • At 2013.01.19 00:37, Les Ferch said:

          Under Network Settings, DHCP Server Settings, Uncheck the option “Always Broadcast”. This allows the DS, DSi, or 3DS (in DS mode) to get an IP address from the D-Link router.

          • At 2013.02.01 15:17, Terry Mak said:

            Two years later..

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