[TUTORIAL] Transfer save from retail cart to CIA using CFW!

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  1. blujay
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    I will not explain how to install CFW, just how to do this.

    1. Make sure you have CFW
    2. Install the Homebrew Launcher CIA from Yellows8
    3. Download the Homebrew starter kit from smealum
    4. Install CTRBoot manager
    5. Rename smeas HB launcher to boot_hb.3dsx
    6. Put that in your SD card
    7. Download svdt and put it in the 3ds folder
    8. Run your preferred NAND with sig checks
    9. Install the CIA
    10. Load into CTRBoot Manager (from the HB cia)
    11. Load HomeBrewMenu
    12. Run svdt
    13. Profit:grog:
     
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  2. Ericjwg

    Ericjwg GBAtemp Psycho!

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    do u know there exist a devkit tool called savedatafiler?

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    lmao:)
     
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    Well, I am pretty sure that does not work with retail carts. Plus, this method does not use a Nintendo made app so no illegal activity.
     
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    Ericjwg GBAtemp Psycho!

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    wtf...
    u are wrong.... sdf is a powerful devkit tool:)

    and if u really want to do in legit way, why not using the transfer tool:). Go grab one from eshop
     
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    lol thread.

    > Insert cart
    > run SaveDataFiler CIA
    > extract save from cart with SDF
    > import save to CIA of the same title as cart

    ...or OPs method, which is extremely convoluted.
     
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    Ericjwg GBAtemp Psycho!

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    he said using sdf is not legit way... lmao
     
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    It's obviously more sense (and legit) to launch a CIA and then launch a homebrew app rather than just launch a single CIA.
     
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    Ericjwg GBAtemp Psycho!

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    yeh, u are right:evil:
     
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    storm75x Remember that thing I don't remember? Yeah, that!

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    Let me try summing this thread up in 5 words or less:
    Use SVDT to backup saves.

    WOW!
    Was that so hard?

    The funny thing is this thread assumes you can install CIA. Yet SDF is.. well.. non-existent.
     
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    Well, you know, at least I don't feel like using a Nintendo licensed tool to back up saves. Just download them illegally if you feel like it.
    It isn't that simple. And I read that SDF doesn't work with retail carts.

    @Ericjwg Can you please use proper grammar? I can hardly read it after processing all the shit in you posts anyway.
     
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    First of all... It is that simple. I used it before non-Gateway CFW on N3DS was a thing.
    Secondly, SDF does indeed work with retail carts. So I stand corrected.
     
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    I mean on emuNAND. It is easy to do it on sysNAND but the CIA is the only thing that works on CFW.
    Well, thanks for at least being respectful and using proper grammar (@Ericjwg Not pointing fingers)
     
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    SDF works fine for me on emunand.

    SaveDataFiler on my cfw o3ds, SVDT on my non-cfw n3dsxl.

    ...and I'm intrigued why the legitimacy of the save tool counts for anything when it's being used to manipulate save data for cia's (ie. pirated software)?
     
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    :)
     
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    What I use SVDT for DOES NOT DO PIRATED SOFTWARE! PIRATING CAN SUCK MY ASS!!!!!!!!!!! I BACKUP MY GAMES FROM CARTRIDGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    yeh.... you are not....:)

    1. Make sure you have CFW
    2. Install the Homebrew Launcher CIA from Yellows8
    3. Download the Homebrew starter kit from smealum
    4. Install CTRBoot manager
    5. Rename smeas HB launcher to boot_hb.3dsx
    6. Put that in your SD card
    7. Download svdt and put it in the 3ds folder
    8. Run your preferred NAND with sig checks
    9. Install the CIA
    10. Load into CTRBoot Manager (from the HB cia)
    11. Load HomeBrewMenu
    12. Run svdt
    13. Profit
     
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    >thread title = Transfer save from retail cart to CIA using CFW

    ...so...????
     
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    What the fuck do you mean "...so...?"? Saves don't transfer from .3ds to .CIA
     
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    Dude, 'retail cart to cia' = legit software to pirated software. It's what you named the thread.
    If you want legit cart save transfer to legit download software, just use the legit transfer tool. No cfw required.
     
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    Fuckin hell... Well, fuck me as I go die in the hole of shame and self pity
     
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