A quick question about formating the Sysnand

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  1. skateredm
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    I have a Luma+A9LH installed in my O3DSXL but the friends list app doesnt run even after 15 minutes of wait (this "trick" was said in another thread), so i eject the SD card and turn on the O3DSXL without it, my question is, can i lose some important data of the Luma+A9LH if i format Sysnand WITHOUT the SD card in it?

    And it will correct my friends list app problem?
     
  2. Chakratos

    Chakratos GBAtemp Regular

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    Update luma and everything will work again
     
  3. skateredm
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    How can i do that? The Luma menu doesnt give the option to update, the "lumaupdater" does.
     
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    That's what the Luma updater is for
     
  5. Quantumcat

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    Yes, your console will no longer read the Nintendo 3DS folder (formatting will change the encryption). You will lose all games and apps installed as well as your save data, if you didn't back it up with JKSM.
     
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    Use the luma updater
     
  7. pixelmasher

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    Doesn't formatting give you a new FC also?
     
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    It does yes
     
  9. skateredm
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    Best answer so far, thanks.
     
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    Just keep in mind, if your 3ds is acting up, formatting may not fix it and you'll be stuck with a new fc.
     
  11. Lilith Valentine

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    A 3DS isn't like a computer, reformatting may not solve your problem. If you weren't messing with the friend's list module, then chances are it's not broken. Thus reformatting may only land you in the same problem you thought you were going to fix
    My suggestion is to not only download the latest Luma3DS from here
    But in the luma folder, delete the config file. A lot has changed between Luma3DS 6 and Luma3DS 7.So really even if it's not a needed step, I still heavily suggest it.
    Then testing to see if you are still having the issue.
     
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    My 3ds was freezing always i tried to enter in the "friends list" app, then i tried to seach for the resolution of my problem here, but no answer, so i start this thread, but 10 minutes after it, i formated the 3DS without the SD card, and the result was exactly the same of the Quantumcat post, so his answer was the one i searched for. Lucky me i has done a backup of all my saves, the only problem was install all my 3DS games back, but i resolved this too.
     
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    Hey, as long as it works and you are happy with the end result is all that matters. Glad to see u got it resolved.
     
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