R4S DONGLE FAQ

What is the R4S dongle?

The R4S dongle is a USB-C dongle that is a plug and play solution to injecting the necessary RCM payload to boot into custom firmware.

What is ArgonNX?

ArgonNX is a payload launcher that enables you to load other payloads, without needing to reconfigure your playload injectors.

Which type of free games does R4S support?

Most of NSP games and many XCI games, we will continously improve XCI games support.

Is R4S dongle too complicate to operate for beginner?

No. We provide detailed operation manual. The ready-to-use SD files package is avaiable to download and keep updating. We have done everything we could to minimize the efect of end user. It is easy to operate for beginner.

Is R4S dongle updatable?

Sure! In general, the R4S does not need to be updated. (Except in rare cases).

How is the R4S dongle powered?

The R4S dongle is powered by a 120mAh LIPO battery.

What is the warranty of the R4S dongle?

If there is any problem within one year, contact the manufacturer directly to provide the warranty.

Basic Usage

1 Extract SD files to your Nintendo Switch' microSD card.

exFAT is recommended and then download SD files such as Atmosphere, ReiNX or SX OS even all in one.

2 Insert R4S dongle and tool into your Nintendo Switch.

The R4S dongle goes in the charger port, the tool in the right joycon rail.

3 Hold volume-up and press the power button, ragonNX menu should be displayed.

You can choose your favorite CFW then remove the R4S dongle and tool once CFW starts.

4 Enjoy the latest games and homebrew!

A more comprehensive guide can be found here.

What’s New

How to update the R4S dongle?

Refer to this manual here

How to load argonNX properly with R4S dongle?

1. Update your R4S dongle with the latest UF2 file. Download here [2019-03-03]
2. Download and unzip argon.rar directly to your sd card root. Download here [2019-03-03]
3. Insert R4S dongle and tool into your Nintendo Switch.
4. Hold volume-up and press the power button, argonNX should start.
More details about argonNX, please refer to: https://github.com/Guillem96/argon-nx/releases

How to update the payloads?

Just replace the latest payload files inside argon/payloads directory. Like this: root/argon/payloads
* It is recommended that the new payload file name be the same as the previous one.

How to inject my custom payload?

Just place your payload file inside “argon” directory. Like this: root/argon
* The payload file MUST rename as payload.bin

R4S Dongle Firmware V2.5

2019-03-03

Change logs:

1. Adding a GUI payload launcher - ArgonNX

ArgonNX SD-files V0.3

2019-03-03

Includes the following CFW with custom logos:

Hekate 4.8
ReiNX 2.0
Atmosphere 0.8.4
SXOS (You need to use your licence)

  Atmosphere For NS 7.0.1 ReiNX For NS 7.0.1
Custom firmware Download https://bit.ly/2TFFKbA
(2019-03-15)
https://bit.ly/2Jhk28X
(2019-03-18)
MANUAL
Previous Version
  Atmosphere_UF2_7.0.1 SX OS_2.2
R4S dongle firmware Download
(UF2 File)
https://bit.ly/2U4oYPr

(2019-02-26)

https://bit.ly/2MzDGgV

(2018-11-04)

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Custom mode: Copy any third party payload(such as ReiNX.bin)named ' payload.bin' to the root of your microSD card, the payload will run as soon as you power on your switch or if not found, running hekate4.8 as default.

自定义模式:复制任何第三方 payload 文件(比如 ReiNX.bin)到 microSD 卡根目录,注意将文件名改为“payload.bin", 启动注入开机,自定义 bin 文件将会自动加载,如果根目录找不到payload.bin 文件,将会默认加载 hekate4.8 文件。

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