3DS XL 4.5 to 9.2 HOW?

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  1. Oorah
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    Hey, I am planning to buy a 3DS with version firmware 4.5 on it but I can't seem to find a way to upgrade the system. How would I go about upgrading the system to 9.2 to begin hacking it?
     


  2. Adeka

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  3. Oorah
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    just format the console before you start the guide, it helps prevents bricking
     
  5. Logan Pockrus

    Logan Pockrus Knawledge is key.

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    Just obtain the files needed for the update (listed in the guide), and you'll be fine.

    EDIT: I did this in the past without formatting anything, be it my console or my SD card, and I was fine.
     
  6. Oorah
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    Okay, now does that guide talk about downgrading? I'm not looking to downgrade, I am looking to upgrade. 4.5 (or lower) to 9.2. Does the step's still apply as if I was in the downgrading situation?
     
  7. Adeka

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    do you want a9lh or menuhax cfw?
     
  8. Oorah
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    I want a9lh. I have menuhax on my OLD3DS
     
  9. Adeka

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    your going to need to upgrade to 9.2 then downgrade to 2.1 for a9lh

    just follow the guide
     
  10. Oorah
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    Well if I got to do that, menu hax will be fine. I looked at the chart and it says to find a game cart with 9.2. I can't find one.
     
  11. Adeka

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    nowhere on that page says to find a 9.2 game cart. What are you reading?
     
  12. Oorah
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    What you need
    I look through it but, I can't fine one. What does it mean "contains the version" then?
     
  13. wormdood

    wormdood pirate booty inspector

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    umm im not sure what part you read that says 4.5 need a gamecard update that would only be needed if the console has no working internet browser
    assuming the browser works you only need rxtools to update sysnand

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    9.2.0 Update · Plailect/Guide Wiki · GitHub
     
  14. Adeka

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    i just used control f on the page and what he posted is not on the page anywhere. I have no clue what hes reading
     
  15. Oorah
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    Oh year I can't read... I heard xrtools is not supported with anything anymore. It's obsolite
     
  16. Adeka

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    rxtools isnt supported anymore but it's still the best way to update to 9.2
     
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    wormdood pirate booty inspector

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    for everyday use it is indeed outdated but as a tool it is still vallid
     
  18. samiam144

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    Lol so it would just stop working? What it's good for now is updating to 9.2, which is why the guide uses it. By the end of the whole guide, you will be using Luma3DS :)
     
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  19. Oorah
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    The after I follow those steps I follow these steps to get menu hax and hombrew and all those other homebrew apps right?

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    https://github.com/Plailect/Guide/wiki/Part-1-(Homebrew)
     
  20. Adeka

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    don't use menuhax, use a9lh

    menuhax is outdated just like rxtools