[Need Help] Downgrading old Nintendo 3DS XL?

Discussion in '3DS - ROM Hacking, Translations and Utilities' started by Cloverlord, Jul 17, 2017.

  1. Cloverlord
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    Hi all,

    So I've recently got into hacking my Nintendo 3DS so I can fool around with my Animal Crossing:New Leaf world.

    However, when looking on Homebrew it seems they don't have the payload for my 3DS version.

    I have heard it's possible to downgrade your 3DS, and I would like to do that so I can hack it.

    However, I am a complete noob at this and have no clue what or how to do this... can someone help?

    Giving a step-by step tutorial would be appreciated, and maybe a link to the cia files I need to download?

    By the way, my firmware version is 11.5.

    Thanks!

    EDIT- I think I posted this in the wrong section... whoops...
     
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  2. Hyoretsu

    Hyoretsu Itosugi Masahiro's Loyal Reader

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    You can't hack a 3DS that's on 11.4/11.5 without an already hacked 3DS. And even if you could, there are no homebrew payloads for 11.4/11.5 O3DS. Also, you can't downgrade if you don't have kernel access.
     
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  3. Tumoche

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    You need another 3ds o new 3ds that already has cfw. Go to 3ds.guide for more info