3Ds Notification LED Always Lit?

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  1. Zerosuit connor
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    Hey there 'Tempers :)
    Recently I have been using my 3Ds non-stop, about a week ago I noticed that the Notfication LED was green and I thought "Yay! Streetpass" Anyway, it's been a week and It is still lit bright green and beginning to flicker. I've turned it on and off multiple times, I've opened all the apps and my games, read all notifications but the light is still green. I've no idea what this is and google yeilds absolutely no results. Any help? A factory reset is out of the question due to the numerous purchased titles.


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  2. Skixy

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    First i hear of such a thing. Thats wierd. Contact nintendo?
     
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    I did, the lady said to send it in, but since I bought it second hand It will cost me like $30-$50 to send it in and have them look at it :cry:
     
  4. hxchemicalkid

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    Is the eShop download history 3DS-bound or Club Nintendo bound?
     
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    What?
     
  6. hxchemicalkid

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    Uh you don't want to lose your purchased titles... but can't you just download them again from the eShop> Settings / Other > History - Your Downloads... but I'm not sure if it is kept on the 3DS after a format...
     
  7. pokefloote

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    You can format the system, and still have all your purchases in the e-shop. It treats the system and its settings separate from the e-shop account. After the reset, just go to your downloads section in the eshop and download everything again.

    You'll just lose all of your save data for downloadable games.
     
  8. Zerosuit connor
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    So if I tie it to club nintendo I won't lose my titles? And Theatrythm Final Fantasy DLC?
     
  9. Pippin666

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    Did you RTFM ??

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    Didn't come with one :/
     
  11. weavile001

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    this quite happened to me , i slamed it on my bed and turnd off ,and asked to not receive any notifications and voila!!
     
  12. chavosaur

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    I would go with the factory reset first and let us know what Happens with that.
     
  13. Presto99

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    I'm not sure if you can access eShop stuff after a format, call Nintendo to make sure. If it's going to cost at least 30 bucks I'd rather just have a green light all the time. Not a huge deal, but definitely interesting.
     
  14. Devin

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    Why would it cost you money to ship it in? Even if it's used, and has been registered before you can still place a repair. I tend to have Nintendo send me a shipping label, and find a small box that'll fit everything and send it on it's way. Not sure if your Nintendo does the same.
     
  15. Zerosuit connor
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    I called them and Nintendo Australia said it would cost me anywhere from$30-$50 to send it in and have it looked at :/
     
  16. Zerosuit connor
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    The only problem with the factory reset is Yes I have tied club nintendo to it from day one, but none of the 8 titles I have bought have given me stars or a survey. I'd just rather not lose my titles is all.


     
  17. Zerosuit connor
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    Okay so absolutely no one is going to believe this! The notification LED turned off for a second after the format, then turned on again. On the plus side I didn't lose my titles, but I now have a faulty 3Ds that I want to trade in :/

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    HAHA! I got a spotpass notification and the light went blue! Then it wen't green again :/
     
  18. Pippin666

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    You can always google for it. Anyway, I had to have my 3ds repair twice since I got on launch day, thank god I live 20 minutes (subway) away from Nintendo's repair center in my province.

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  19. Zerosuit connor
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    No dice, nothing in manual, nintendo rep had no idea. and there only a handfull of cases where this has happened on the net.
     
  20. bowser

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    Try blowing into the R shoulder button a little bit? Do it with the 3DS off. Maybe there's some dust that's causing this.