When activated, this feature lets the Nintendo 3DS system detect wireless hotspots or wireless LAN access points and obtain information, game data, free software and videos for players even when the system is in Sleep Mode.

StreetPass is an enhanced version of Nintendo DS Tag Mode. When enabled, StreetPass allows players to exchange Mii characters and other game data with other Nintendo 3DS systems. StreetPass allows users to control the data they exchange and brings fellow players together in exciting new ways, making virtual connections happen as users go about their daily lives.