about spotpass

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by sliver123, Mar 26, 2011.

  1. sliver123
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    sliver123 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    does anyone know about spotpass ? i have my 3ds in standby and the blue light blinks. does it mean it downloaded things ? i have my 3ds recharging but without that black charge station. is it the same if i only use the grey thing to recharge the 3ds ?
     
  2. Nollog

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    blue light means you've got a spotpass notification.
    If it's new it's probably just telling you about play coins, home button etc.
    Yes, the cradle is just a lump of plastic to stick the 3DS in, it'll be the same as charging it straight.
     
  3. sliver123
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    but which one is the spotpass that must blink ? i see only the blue blink a little next to the charger red light. is that the spotpass light or not ? how to let it work the spotpass ? i have the europe 3ds
     
  4. Slyakin

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    A blue blinking light means that you have new notifications from SpotPass.

    Simply go to your home menu and check the notifications list.
     
  5. Nollog

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    That's the ON light.
     
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    on the front are the charging(orange) and power(blue) led.
    on the side is a network(green) led.
    and in the hinge is a multi-color led that tells you about notifications(blue=spotpass green=streetpass)
     
  7. rrrdgames

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    The hinge one can also be orange to show that your friend is now online
     
  8. sliver123
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    my spotpass won t blink.when will stuff to download avaible ? like trailers and demos and ecc ?
     
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    Nintendo ill make a huge update in may, it will add DSi and 3DS store, probably the video player/maker, web browser and other things.
     
  10. Kuschel-Drow

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    The LED in the hinge can also blink red, just like the power LED, which tells you that it's time to get some power fast... ^^
     
  11. sliver123
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    when does there come new spotpass updates and other stuff ?
     
  12. prowler

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    Whenever Nintendo pushes an update on you.
    Streetpass however, all depends if there is a 3DS in sleep mode around you.
     
  13. Ryupower

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    some games will use spotpass
    to get DLC
    like DOA:D see this


    other game most likely will do that as well
     
  14. Marsou77

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    Mine is yellow...
     
  15. Nollog

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    It's kind of a greeny orange.
     
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    RTFM !!

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