Switch Firmware by serial number

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

  1. Essometer
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    I'm sorry, I don't understand what you are trying to say. Do you mean there is no way to check the serial before buying a switch?

    That's true for amazon, but at least in my country you can check the box before buying in retail stores.
     
  2. barak06

    barak06 GBAtemp Regular

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    Hi,
    I heard that switch come with different screen qualities (switch best screen thread). So witch switch :ha: should i buy
    XAJ700098 ?
    thx
     
  3. azoreseuropa

    azoreseuropa GBAtemp Guru

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    Yeah, that's what I am saying. In the store, perhaps, but order like online.. Impossible.
     
  4. Essometer
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    Well, if you want to buy a exploitable Switch you need to put a bit more effort into getting one.
     
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  5. mech

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    Just return it after you see the box?
     
  6. azoreseuropa

    azoreseuropa GBAtemp Guru

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    LOL! Yeah, right. Return it after I see the box then get another one and found it out that it is not what I want and return it again ? Nonsense. :)
     
  7. mech

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    Well unless you have a crystal ball then how do you expect to get a 3.0.0 or under console via an online store? Come on use your brain.
     
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  8. leonmagnus99

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    i have the very same !!

    same code as yours, jpn / neon 2.3.0
     
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  9. Some1CP

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    XAW100008XXXXX
    Assembly Line: W10
    Batch Number: 0.8 million
    Region: USA
    Firmware: 1.0.0
    System Color: Gray
    Was a bundle: No
    Retailer: Amazon US
     
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  10. SecondSwitch

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    Seriously nobody else has gotten an XAW400016?
     
  11. Thesolcity

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    XAW100192 Came with 2.3.0
     
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  12. Essometer
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    Your Switch is with a high probability on 2.3.0 and with a low probability on 3.0.0.
     
  13. SecondSwitch

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    Of course, just wondering which of the two lol
     
  14. delta nite

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    Version Number: XAJ40002
    Region: UK
    Firmware: 1.0.0
    System Color: Neon

    I bought it thinking it was an European unit because the plugs there are similar to the ones in my country. Ended up with a UK charger instead and had to order an adapter. :/
     
  15. veekay

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    Whoops. Not sure where that went. 3.0
     
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  16. Damon_girl

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    I might be getting a second Switch this weekend. Any tips on how to make sure I get the right one with a low firmware version?
     
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  17. ShadowOne333

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    Check the serial number.
    You can find it in a cut portion of the box below the front cover I believe.
    The safe serial numbers should be located in the OP.
     
  18. mech

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    Currently there has been ZERO 3.0.1 consoles purchased in store so you will be 'safe' if you are quick.
     
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  19. Damon_girl

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    Okay, awesome. What is the recommended firmware I try to get? I mean, I think getting a system on 1.0 would be too low but I may be wrong.
     
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  20. DarthDub

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    Your mom's basement.
    Anything below 3.0.1.