Switch Firmware by serial number

Discussion in 'Switch - Hacking & Homebrew' started by Essometer, Aug 17, 2017.

  1. TerminatR

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    Very helpful. This needs to be in the initial first page post.
     
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  2. deSSy2724

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    Gloves and take your time while checking the firmware (you can also factory reset if you turned it on normally) and return it.... and ofc and make sure to remove all traces under light. Thats what im doing all the time...... but still no luck.

    BTW no scratch and no fingerprints etc. Thankfully there is no seal on the Original package :)

    BUT take @Serpentarius advice...... its wiser and easier.
     
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  3. Essometer
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    Yep, updated the OP.
     
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  4. mulmatjoa

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    Serial:XAK100000XXXXX
    Serial on device matches serial on box:YES
    Region:KOREA
    Firmware:4.0.1
    Color option:neon
    Store:local store(HIMART)
    Was a bundle (if yes, which):no
    Purchase date:2017.12.01
     
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  5. Airu_Rivierre

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    XAJ700163*****

    I apologize, I looked at the wrong numbers it seems?
     
  6. g00s3y

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    The person who corrupted it was probably the same toolbag on here complaining about piracy.
     
  7. albion

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    Purchased from: fust fust.ch
    Purchased On: september 2017
    Serial #: XAJ700064xxxxx
    Firmware: 1.0.0
    System colour: Grey w/ Neon controllers
    Bundle: No
    Region: Swiss
     
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  8. Essometer
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    This is my thought, also. People don't understand that Nintendo is not their friend that they need to defend.


    Thanks for posting, please note that posting your full serial is not necessary.
     
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  9. Jay Griggs

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    Purchased from: Meijer
    Purchased On: 12/2/2017
    Serial #: XAW7000642xxxx
    Firmware: 3.0.0
    System color: Grey
    Bundle: No
    Region: US
     
  10. donstorm

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    thanks for this post!!!

    so i bought 3 switches since last week. first at TRU secaucus nj, that was 3.2. i did not bother to look at the serial. returned it.
    2nd at target clifton nj. that was 3.1. but i misread the serial number pages, and i think it was something like XAW7008. returned it.

    when i returned the swtich, they had 20 or so units on end caps. out of twenty units, i found one, bought it again right there.
    XAW70056
    i took the chance. it was the only low XAW7.
    and wham! 3.0 on the dot.
    bought dec 1st 2017.
    grey unit.

    im totally psyched. i bought pokken tournament last week. i might MIGHT get dbz and arms.
    but my bros kid grabbed my 3ds and upgraded the os to 14.6, and after that fiasco, i might just keep the switch shut off and return pokken.

    its pretty simple to figure out the codes if you follow the serials on the first page!
    thanks so much for this post guys, and the dedicated work it entailed.

    one last thing, im not sure if anyone mentioned, but i went to gamestop to try to buy a us
     
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  11. Cyan

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    I got mine this weekend :)

    Bought : France, local retailer (Intermarché)
    Date : 2017-12-01
    Version : Mario Odyssey Bundle pack
    Sn° : XAJ1001292....
    Serial on device matches serial on box: YES
    Version : 3.0.0 ! (But I updated, didn't want to buy a second one to play xenoblade, and current homebrew are not interesting)

    1) 160913
    2) 2.2
    3) A
    4) -
    5)170428
    6) JL.03.48.00.00 / JR.03.48.03.0b


    After update to 4.0.1 from the net, two changes :
    1) 170808
    2) 3.0

    update to 4.1.0 (or was is already 4.1.0 instead of 4.0.1?) after inserting a microSD.
    3) B
    6) JL.03.86.00.00 / JR.03.86.04.12
    B is probably the exFAT firmware for the MicroSD I just added.
    And I updated the left/right joycon firmware version too.
     
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  12. Xsiide

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    Serial: XAJ700105
    Region: EUR
    Firmware: 2.3.0
    Color option: Neon R/B
    Purchase date: Nov 2017
     
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  13. puscas

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    Serial: XAJ700132
    Region: EUR
    Firmware: 2.3.0
    Color option: Grey
    Purchase date: Dez 2017
     
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  14. g00s3y

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    Serial: XAW100350XXXXX
    Serial on device matches serial on box: YES
    Region: USA
    Firmware: 3.0.2
    Color option: Grey
    Store: Target
    Was a bundle (if yes, which): No
    Purchase date: Dec 4th, 2017
     
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  15. Terrible_Providence

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    Hi,

    I have bought 2 consoles with Neon Joycons from BestBuy (US) last week. S/N begins with XAW70008 and XAW40005. Any idea which one may be newer? I cannot find useful S/N that can be used to run a comparison with XAW40005.
     
  16. Xplic1T

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    Stop defacing the Switch Serial Sheet ... everything you do can be undone so stop doing it ! All cells are now protected meaning you can't sort so if you must sort the data ... load it into Excel ...

    Carry on ...
     
  17. machinoman

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    giving gbatemp a public spreadsheet is like trying to build a sand castle too close to the ocean.
     
  18. EverThingy

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    Purchased from: MediaMarkt (NL)
    Purchased On: Nov. 26th 2017
    Serial #:XAJ400241XXXXX
    Serial on device matches serial on box: Yes
    Firmware: 3.0.1
    System colour: Neon
    Bundle: No
    Region: EUR (Netherlands)
     
  19. g00s3y

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    Serial: XAW100336XXXXX
    Serial on device matches serial on box: YES
    Region: USA
    Firmware: 3.0.2
    Color option: Grey
    Store: Target
    Was a bundle (if yes, which): No
    Purchase date: Dec 5th, 2017

    Serial: XAW100409XXXXX
    Serial on device matches serial on box: YES
    Region: USA
    Firmware: 3.0.2
    Color option: Grey
    Store: Target
    Was a bundle (if yes, which): No
    Purchase date: Dec 6th, 2017
     
  20. Essometer
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    It's not my concern, but what do you need so many Switches for?