Update is out.
Updating hacked 3DS probably isn't the best idea atm.
Help others thread I guess.
holy shit i just hacked mine yesterday
fucking great timing omg.
can i let the 3DS download software updates for the games? like, specific updates for the games, NOT system update through the game.
It should be safe to update games, I updated all my games yesterday.
I'm sure it will prompt you to update your system though if you try to update your games now.
You can try to update a game, but if it prompts you to update your system, say no.
Yes, my friend and I were able to do so on his New3DSXL on 10.3.
You need to scan the QR code with wifi off, get the error message, then turn wifi back on and reopen web browser.
I see. What a shame.
I'm still waiting for more people to do it, I'm in no hurry.
I have Ironhax on 9.9 already and
over 500 dollars worth of legit games
I'm trying to install emuNAND on my old 3ds 9.2.0 but it says my 2gb sd card is too small. How big emuNAND?
so why is it not working? I have more than 1 and a half gigs free and it's supposed to format it anyway
Made it yesterday when downgrading was always freezing using browserhack. Menu hack worked perfectly though
I DIDN'T EVEN GET TO INSTALL CFW ON MY OG 3DS WITH HOMEBREW YET BECAUSE I NEEDED TO GET A NEW SD CARD AND THE OG 3DS IS RESET TO FACTORY SETTINGS
CAN I USE OOT3DHAX TO SALVAGE IT?
On emunand and .cias won't install.
EShop also wont work on 10.3 emunand
I've been dealing with this shit for a few days, and I don't know how to fix it
Are you safe once you've downgraded?
I still haven't done anything after the downgrade because I'm waiting for my 64 gb SD card to arrive, and I probably won't have it by monday. I have menuhax and ninjhax so no need for browserhax, if that's the only thing to worry about in case of an eventual firmware update by nintendo.
Can anybody tell me what you're supposed to do after you install rxtools over the health and safety app? I go into it and it brings me to a DOS like screen where i guess I can install CIA's or something but I don't know exactly what to do
>If you set up a fresh microSD, do the following two steps to create a working database.
>Navigate to the \Nintendo 3DS folder on the microSD and open the folder that's all numbers and letters. Inside will be another folder that's all numbers and letters. Open that and you will see a folder called \extdata.
I added the starter pack, fbi, pastacfw and emunandI and I can't find this folder on my sd card. What do?
it worked using menuhax instead of browserhax?
fuck I've been trying to get this to work with browserhax for fucking ages and I get exactly what's in your webm, down to the colour and model of the 3ds. guess I'm doing menuhax then.
You don't need the extdata folder, it's there for reference. So all you do is go to Nintendo 3DS\id0\id1\ and create a folder called dbs and do the rest of the thing.
after downgrading to 9.2, formatting my sd card with go gateway-3ds and installing rxtools i can't play smash bros anymore and an attack on titan CIA has the same problem. i need help </3 it just stays at a black screen before starting and then asks me to power off te console.
What happens if I hack my og and system transfer to a n3ds? I want to hack before the service matenince monday but I want to transfer my digital games to the n3ds which I won't get till monday
AAAAH CHRIST this is what I was afraid of.
I know this isn't particularly hard but I'm a little in panic mode now:
So far I've done this
>open the homebrew launcher
Am I safe?
Also how do I start menuhax? The guide says something like "start the application" but there is none, or did they mean the one in the homebrew launcher? Only tried that once and the 3ds froze.
Can I use Ironhax just as well to downgrade?
Thanks senpai I Kew that was going to happen just wanted to confirm. Good bye brothers looks like I'll be staying behind
Is there anything at all that could be transferred from an O3DS with CFW to a N3DS without, or would any sort of interaction be completely ill-advised?
Do I need extra space for the downgrade?
My SDcard is supposedly 4gb but with the update files its pretty much full now. I used to have gateway-stuff installed through that so maybe thats why it tells me I only have 2.7gb space. I plan to get a new SDcard either way once I have downgraded.
I've put the "sysupdater" files into my 3ds folder +
the "9.2.0-20E folder" into my SDcard rootfolder.
Now I just need to start ironhax/menuhax and press "downgrade" until it works?
So I have an o3DS that's already hacked and in flawless condition (no scratches, etc). Is there any reason to upgrade to a N3DS and hack it? Do games like MH4/X and so on actually run better on it?
The Emunand alone will take up like 1 gig already, + some more hundred MB's for other stuff. I can't install CIA's over 1,2 gigs because it runs out of space. I ordered a 32G SD card so I won't run into that trouble.
4gb is good enough for cfw and a game, I've done it and managed to get MHX too.
extra stick. there's also a program that basically lets you overclock the n3ds for better performance. also n3ds only games if you're into that
If you have rxTools and are on o3ds and your firmware has RX-E or RX3D then you can update via nintendo updater, just make sure you're on the emunand.
>Bought a New 3DS a few days ago.
>Find out about this hacking/homebrew thing to get games for free.
>Piss scared I'll do something wrong and brick my system.
Welp, guess I'm buying games the old fashioned way.
The thing is that my pc tells me I only have 2.7 gb space (used to do Gateway stuff with that, dunno if thats why). I've put in the necessary files for the downgrade (sysupdate; updatesfiles) but its pretty much full now.
What I'm trying to ask is: Now that I have all files on it can I downgrade? Or does it need temporary space during the downgrade (which I wouldn't really have)?
I plan on buying a new SD card either way but I want to get the downgrade out of the way.
the reason it's telling you that is because the other 1.3gbs is now a different partition that is holding your emu/sysnand. If you have a nand.bin in there you can move it to your pc, that's a backup.
Now about downgrading, you should've done that first before doing anything with nand backups and whatnot.
>Finally got all this stuff working
>Just sitting here mostly making a backup of my current collection
Fuck I hate being paranoid.
Is titty ninjas 2 any good?
I bough N3DS few days ago too and I only installed menuhax to be able to play region locked games and install themes.
If something safe will come out I might check it out but right now there is no point in risking bricking the system for few free games.
I only want to downgrade, nothing more. At least until I get my new SD. I just want to be safe until the update hits.
>Now about downgrading, you should've done that first before doing anything with nand backups and whatnot.
Didn't do anything. That was probably still from when I had a Gateway (moron cousin updated my 3ds so its been useless for months now)
But if I can downgrade now just fine I'll go for it. I just don't want the thing to brick midway through because I was missing space or something...
Fuck eshop and nnid. Never used it, never will.
Useless crap. MAAAYYBE IF TROPHIES ARE UP.
Here's something to get you started.
All confirmed working.
Here's titty ninjas 2
>I would back up whatever you seem like you'd want
Already copied everything basically
>then format the card and then do the downgrade.
doesn't that remove the hacks aswell in the process though?
Oh yeah you already have the downgrade files in there. Well go ahead with the downgrade then feel free to format after it's done. If you need a guide after the downgrade just say so. I made a guide so you can pretty much do webm related.
Son of a bitch
Try this one
Wait 10 minutes, restart. If you launch to a black screen then take out your sd and game cart and reboot again. If it's still fucked up then boot into recovery mode and update and try again.
I prefer to just buy the games I want to play and support the devs. Don't complain when they stop localizing good games because of the piracy.
My OG 3DS is running 9.5 firmware. Should I upgrade to 10.3 and downgrade or just downgrade?
Well if you're gonna have morals about it, you can just install menuhax to get to homebrew without a connection so you can run region free games
I'm literally using my "CFW friendly" 2ds as a digital backup of my current library plus some other stuff.
I genuinely, unironically want this
Okay just one last time (too much at stake to just fuck something dumb up):
Is this all set up right?
And am I safe once the downgrade worked? All the other stuff I'll do once I got my new SDcard
holy shit, thats nice. thanks
who /stilltryingtodowngradebutcantbecausesysupdaterisapieceofshit/ here?
Did you reformat your sysNAND before creating emunand? It might be because you don't have a software database. You need to obtain some dummy dbs files (title.dbs and another one that I forget) copy them to the /dbs folder on the emunand and rebuild your software database on the 3DS in emunand(settings, data management, 3dsware. It will tell you it's corrupted and need to rebuild) That was my issue initially and doing all that allowed me to use FBI and install CIAs.
after waiting 10 minutes yes, hold the power button when you're stuck on the screen.
as long as those files are the correct one (9.2 firmware of proper region) then you're good to go
For all we know it could be that the guy who did the downgrader cant program a downgrader for newer 3ds version and only those people who reacted this week got the piracy
Why not try out some pokemon hacks? Currently playing pokemon neo x which makes the game a lot harder.
>dont run this in sysNAND Gateway mode or it will brick?
What does this mean exactly?
Because I used to have a Gateway
I don't think its the fact that the process is too complicated to follow. Its more that "trial and error" can potentially destroy your 3ds so nobody who doesn't know much about how all this works wants to take risks.
I started the 3ds while pressing L to get into the homebrew channel.
Then I started sysupdate.
Its just the usual menu, but it warns me of that beforehand. I'm not sure if I'm concerned with this or not since I used to have a Gateway but I'm not sure what they mean with "sysNAND Gateway Mode"
Do we know exactly what data we lose by doing the downgrade+cfw? I've done it on my spare ds which had absolutely nothing on it, thinking about doing it on my main ds which has miiplaza progress, badges, games and saves.
>Oh, you're fine. Keep on going.
Mind explain what "sysNAND Gateway Mode" is though?
All I remember is that I could start and EMU-NAND through Gateway, I don't remember a Gateway SysNAND.
I used to use a Gateway until someone accidentally updated my firmware. Since then I didn't really do anything with my 3ds
>what data we lose by doing the downgrade + cfw
depending, probably most of it is going to be gone but you can backup and restore most of that
Fucking do it, you're going to find some kind of game that even if you import, you're going to need some fuckaround to make it work.
yeah, the problem is the database. if you fucked with it already just replace the Nintendo 3DS folder with your backup and try again.
then boot into emunand and install shit with FBI
basically a modified sysnand you can launch through gateway iirc. you can also do this with rxtools, mostly used for installing GBA games from my experience
>a modified sysnand
Just one last time to be sure (it literally tells me it will brick if I have it so I dont want to take risks): How can I check if I'm running "sysNAND Gateway mode"?
Using this tutorial.
Right to the very, inserting Rx tools and ctrl boot manager.
It could be this:
>If you have the device rebooting after selecting rxTools and then crashing to red/black screen, chances are you have Menuhax in your EmuNAND where it doesn't belong. To get into EmuNAND, hold your Menuhax button after selecting rxTools and once you are in EmuNAND, change themes once to remove Menuhax. Then Autoboot will work as it should.
I installed cfw and have every 3ds game I've ever wanted. But installing the cfw was more entertaining and fun than the games themselves
The 3ds don't update by itself or while turned off does it? My Wii U does that and it's horrifying.
that's the most common problem, happened to me before
when rxtools loads your emunand press the button to stop menuhax from coming up again and change the theme there
How long does it take to simply downgrade to 9.2 without the cfw stuff? And if i don't do it now, will i be able to install cfw in the future if i want so?
And if i'm on 9.2 in the end, can i just go my merry way, continuing playing my stuff? Or do i need to take care of auto updates or anything.
I'm kinda sitting here in disbelief that this shit is working.
The fact that I got this working with relatively little fuck-ups is strangely satisfying.
>mfw my JP emuNAND is on 10.3
>mfw there are no more decent games coming out for this piece of shit
However, if you get the process to actually start (it takes a couple tries), and it starts verifying all the files in the updates folder, just let it do everything by itself.
Here ya go.
This is the one I followed.
This is a regular 3ds guide. 3DS, 3DSXL, 2DS
I fell out of my chair when I got majora's mask working.
Time to download more shit.
No, I was trying to quote this moron:
Why? Its already announced.
Is Bravely Second already translated?
Jesus, Bravely Second and Fire Emblem Fates are the only games I'm looking forward to on the 3ds
Since I didn't have wnough space on my 4GB SD I just copied and pasted everything that was on it on a 32 GB one, before I set up the emuNAND on the 4GB one.
With the 32 GB SD I can run the homebrew launcher, pasta CFW and the FBI app from the menu. Am I safe to create the emuNAND or not?
Sure bro, look up the dbs part in the "setting up emunand" section, do it in the emunand and not the sysnand:
Try FBI install after that and see if it helps.
Reminder there's no point pirating on the 3DS unless you're underage or extremely poor.
A couple years ahead you'll realize you have nothing, no actual games, no collection, nothing linked to your account, nothing to transfer to the new systems.
Just the rompacks everyone owns for archival.
Can't get browserhax to even work on an OG3DS with 9.5. QR code just leads to a blank screen. I feel like I'm missing something really obvious.
Alright, I'll just keep pirating in that case
Seriously though, do you honestly associate any sense of ownership with digital games? I don't own the games I bought on the Wii Shop Channel years ago, there's no way to transfer them, spending money on it was essentially shoving money down a furnace, and you honestly expect me to do it again because I'm supposed to be some kind of mindless consumerist drone, when pirating will bring me an identical experience and will also allow me to eat food that isn't shit and frozen for once? A better question would be, what possible rationalization could one have for spending money on something completely intangible if it can be obtained for free with no noticeable difference? Because it's "wrong"? Bitch please
You are the one that came to a 3ds hack thread to rationalize the fact that you spent hundreds of dollars on games and now there are a crapload of people getting those same games for FREE.
Why would I feel threatened by someone willing to pay Nintendo console prices for handheld games that I've gotten for free the day the n3ds came out?
If Nintendo isn't going to price their games reasonably, I'm going to pirate them it doesn't justify piracy but that's why I do it
And you are trying to justify why you gave Nintendo so much of your money in a piracy thread.
I'm following the guide for retards. Trying tounlink the nands
When I try to boot rxTools, it says that it failed to load NATIVE_firm: 4
I've tried rebooting rxTools few times like it says but nothing works
>i collect digital games
thanks anon i really needed a laugh
Nope I anin't risking shit, specially when I still got a backlog of stuff I bought to play and time has proved more and better exploit just keep coming out. I'll wait until there's a safe way.
>feel threatened by people buying their games.
No, we need retards like you to pay for the games so they continue to be made for us to pirate.
Thanks faggot, you're very much appreciated.
So if I keep trying eventually it will work?
It just keeps on freezing. I'm using both menu and Ironhax
I've had a gateway for about 2 years now. Sure, it's obsolete with all this CFW, but is the EmuNand currently at 10.3 or whatever the latest official firmware is?
I haven't picked up my 3ds in a while but I downloaded MHX with an english patch and I'm keen to try it.
Can ALL of my 3ds data be backed up?
if not what do I lose by downgrading and installing cfw
The "I'm too stupid to read" Tutorial
Son of a fucking bitch
What happens if you update the FW when you're within EmuNAND?
I got it to work once and forgot to install menuhax. Went back to go in after putting sysupdater and shit on my SD card, but I keep getting told that an error has occurred. Won't even load at all now and I got no clue why.
If you are on an o3ds and the nands are unlinked then you can do whatever you want with emuNand up to 10.3 with no impact to sysNand. Up to 9.5 with n3ds I think, still unlinked.
D-DELETE THIS NOW
YOU ARE HURTING THEM
Got it downgraded after 25 tries, I guess I got lucky after all.
Is there any way I could still fuck something up or am I safe now? I'll leave it like that for now until I have a new SD card.
I need help, anons. I downgraded to 9.2 using browserhax, now I'm trying to get back into browserhax/menuhax after the fact, but the qr code or url stopped working, and beyond that, rxTools doesn't work through the URL. halp?
What does this mean it keeps happening? I managed to install some games but then this happened
Why is everyone freaking out about Nintendo releasing an update? It's not like your 3DS auto updates. Just don't fucking update.
a long as you don't update systemNAND you're fine
9.2 on emuNAND? You can update the emunand through settings. You'll have access to the eshop and also play online games no issue. You can update to 10.3 on O3DS without issues (running it now actually). N3ds can only go up to 9.5 on emunand safely if I recall correctly.
>takes like 10 tries to finally get past the downgrade option on sysUpdater
>Getting CIA file informations...
>Failed to get CIA file info!
I THOUGHT THIS WAS SUPPOSED TO BE EASIER ON O3DS THAN N3DS BUT IT'S THE SAME FUCKING SHIT
Use L and r to change mode from install to delete
it's easier with bigbluemenu
download emunand&rxtools, link should be in one of the pastebins
run the firmware_download.exe
hit space 3 times
check the folder, you should have 3 files that have now merged into one, thats your firmware.bin
PSA: if you format your emunand, you'll have to format your sysnand once again to unlink both bands (sysnand format, remove SD card before format, stick it back in after the formatting is done). I had an issue that changing themes in emunand was getting rid of menuhax after I formatted the emunand to get the eshop working.
>sysupdater worked for the first time
Must be a miracle seeing how I know nothing about this kind of stuff.
So i have a shitload of downloaded games on my O3DS (Ambassador + Wii mini exploit + about other 5 games i bought with prepaid cards) I've been reading and apparently you format your SD before getting the Emunand or unlinking nands, my question is, can i back up my shit before doing it? as in, it will stay the same and i wont need to redownload shit?
How can you determine if your NANDs are unlinked with Cakes?
>actually get the downgrades
>it actually reboots in 10 seconds
>stuck on a black screen now
Is this normal, or did I somehow install the wrong firmware and am I bricked? I've been waiting for like 3 minutes.
I've finished doing all the setups, and tried updating my emunand to latest version via the system settings.
Now when I boot to emunand I just get a black screen.
I'm able to boot to homebrew and sysnand fine.
My sysnand and emunand are both separated (I confirmed that there were 2 gibberish folders with the correct setups in the "Nintendo 3DS" folder)
I'm guessing I shouldn't have updated?
Can I just inject the NAND backup I made to fix it? Or is there an easier fix?
How would I update it properly to play newer games? There's so much information around it's hard to really know if it's the right way or not.
>finally find an undubbed Tales of the Abyss .cia
I can hear all the skits with voices now. Thank god.
According to this tutorial
You bricked it.
>5. If all went well, you should now be on 9.2.0-20. If you're getting a black screen, you know the gist: You've got a brick. Restore your backup, and if you don't have one OR don't have a hardmod to restore it with, good going, I told you you needed a hardmod.
Holy shit, why is a new system update even a problem for most of you?
>Can just decline update if you haven't hacked yet
>Can freely update emunand if you're on o3ds
>Can spoof update if you're on n3ds
Thanks, anon. Works just fine. Is this gonna keep happening on 9.2?
>format system to unlink nands
What will be lost by doing this? Like if I backed up all my shit, is there anything I'll lose?
if you keep cycling to the right you will reach another window that will show you any cias that have been installed in seperate listings, including patches or dlc. It will only display the game id, so you'll have to look that up to make sure you're deleting the right stuff
I just fucking bought mine
I'm just now arriving from going to buy it
clearly you didn't understand what i asked.
or maybe I didn't ask it in the correct way.
basically this: is there data stored on the 3ds system that cannot be backed up? I backed up my SD but I'm hearing there is data stored on the system that cannot be backed up.
>Try to boot into emuNAND
>Get an error
>Realize the SD card is actually on my PC
YOU ARE ALL NOW INFECTED WITH THE PIRATES CURSE.
THE CURSE OF HAVING SO MANY FREE GAMES TO PLAY YOU END UP CONSTANTLY DROPPING ONE AND STARTING ANOTHER. DESTINED TO NEVER FINISH ANY GAME. YOU BROUGHT THIS ON YOURSELVES.
That's some really foolish thinking, anon. I thought that way back when I missed out on 3.55 shenanigans on PS3. Been waiting fucking years for something to come along. Can't even use an e3 flasher.
Hack your shit while you can, you never know.
You should see a tiny slider, zoom all the way in and tap the right side of it once. It should start up. If not, initialize browser data, exit and repeat the process until it works.
It's doable in the sense that it'll probably work if you try a hundred times. Either way, get ready to spend 3+ hours doing nothing but turning on your 3DS, activating the downgrade, having your 3DS freeze and then repeating this process over and over again.
Joke's on you. I'm only doing this for MHX with my bro.
>My 3ds is basically my Smash machine
feels good to do whatever the fuck i want
>tfw any theme i can imagine
>tfw any badge i can imagine
>tfw any game/dlc i can imagine
feels good desu
>For new 3DS? Everything but PS1 runs perfect.
Then again thats literally the only use for that console
Now you can freely try out anything you wouldn't have wanted to pay for. Expand your horizon, start with Etrian Odyssey or something
also you can already play the new Fire Emblem so get that
bumping this question
Dont worry about it anon. You wont get banned ever. Its only ever happened to flashcard users that were using the same online ID. With .cia installs you dont have to worry about that.
What jap only games even have online anyway?
idk just trying to cover my ass.
but take FE:F for example, it's not out in the US yet, I could download the JP version and play online (assuming it has online play) and my us friends could see that I'm playing a game that's not out yet. I'm probably just being paranoid but better safe than sorry.
>Ywn have a Japanese girl sit on your lap with your dick balls deep in her asshole.
I bet Chad and Tyrone get to do that everyday if they want. I hate life, IT'S NOT FAIR.
God, that happened to me at one point. I was trying to get BrowserHax and it wouldn't work, and wouldn't work, and I was getting so frustrated, and then realized that my SD card was still in the computer. So much back and forth.
So after I unlicked the NANDS I am unable to update in emunand through system update.
So another anon suggested to use sysupdater here https://github.com/profi200/sysUpdater but I'm confused. Where do I extract this stuff? The root of the card or in the emunand folder? I have two emunand folders, one in the root containing starter.bin and the other in the /3ds folder containing emunand9.3dsx and emunand9.smdh. Do I use FBI to open the cia file?
I hope youve moved onto X by now lol
Yeah they would see you playing it? And? There isnt a report piracy button.
Trust me dude youll be 100% fine. Zero risk of bans. Ive been pirating shit since you had to write one game per micro sd on gateway.
>tfw you have less motivation to finish pirated games because you didn't buy them
Why does this happen? I already have everything done, but CIAs won't install.
I havent touched my n3ds since I system transferred.
am I forced to update when booting a formatted 3ds?
Go play Rhythm Heaven The Best + niggas
>tfw thanks to hackers I've had the pleasure to play every Rhythm Heaven game in japanese without shitty dubs
Just out of curiosity, but what does unlinking NANDs do to screw with DSiware and GBA VC ?
Is it just that you can't boot it from EmuNAND because you're running from SD card instead of actual hardware? Or does it also do something to keep it from working in SysNAND?
I downgraded/softmodded my 3ds yesterday, everything's working and I can play downloaded games. I did everything on a fresh, larger SD card so I have none of my old data.
Is it possible for me to copy and paste the stuff off my old SD card so I can have my old games/saves on there? And is updating my EmuNAND not a good idea any more?
>my face when I installed all 9 USA legit CIA files on a 3dsxl with menuhaxx and no one will know if they're legit transfers from another system, even nintendo
Big Blue Menu is preferred. I had errors on some CIA installs with FBI, but as soon as I installed the BBM.cia and started using that I had no errors and everything installed properly.
Is Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold any good? What about DeSu Oveclocked?
I'm probably not even gonna get around to playing them. 20+ games on my sd and I've only bothered to fuck around in taiko and rhythm tengoku
i did this actually
was stupid and updated sysnand 10.3 like 2 weeks before the exploits were exposed
used a spare sd card, downgraded, set up emunand
then injected my other nand and copied over my backup files
If I use this theme will people know or would they just go, "huh, that's a cute cat"?
both are remakes of the original ds games
but they add a bunch
i havnt played untold 2
but i can vouch for millenium girl and desu overclocked and record breaker being pretty good
After you do your system format and unlink your sysNand and emuNand, your old saves can't just be copied over.
Need to use savedatafiler to export and import the data from your old card to the new one.
Unfortunately this means your old card needs to be able to run cfw do you can install savedatafiler and export the save data.
Just using the nintendo tools for save data export and import won't cut it.
Maybe there's another way, but I just spent a good hour or two today trying to do the same thing, but this is the only thing that I found that worked.
Is it ok to link my NNID in emunand to download purchased games from the eshop? Also is there a way to recover digital download saves if I backed them up in my pc prior to the whole downgrading/cfw stuff?
>mfw I lost all my saves after the tinyfomat insident
>had to install all my .cia again
>MHX still has the savefile intact
>ir so happens it saves in exdata instead of the other files
Lost 8hrs of Fates and 1h or Yokai but kept my 30h mhx save. That was some wizard shit.
Is it hard to make custom themes?
I'll make a Chen theme
>keep gettng semi bricked after attempting to downgrade
>going on attempt number 4
Please tell me that I did something wrong
Wait, does the undub do that confirmed? I thought I heard that the undub would still leave skits unvoiced since the skits in the localization have no sound to replace or whatever