Question Any way to check if Switch is hackable other than using USB a to USB c cable?

Discussion in 'Switch - Emulation, Homebrew & Software Projects' started by ROMANREIGNS599, May 29, 2019.

  1. ROMANREIGNS599
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    What’s up guys. So I was wondering about this because my Switch’s serial number is possibly patched and just for finding out, I don’t wanna spend money on buying a cable which is a bit expensive. So is there really any other way to find out?

    Thanks!!!:D:D:D
     
  2. masagrator

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    Except loading payload by other method and guessing if it's just not working or something went wrong with loading payload? No.
     
  3. Milenko

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    Cables are only a few bucks
     
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    you can get a usb A to type C cable for fairly cheap. Ive gotten several from some store for under 3 euro, also dont forget the jig.
     
  5. Unleanone999

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    usb c cables are pretty cheap and you'll eventually need one anyway if you're planning to use chargers or powerbanks. I bought a dobe one for 3 bucks.
     
  6. Dothackjhe

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    Your Switch's serial number is already a strong indicator of whether it is hackable or not.
     
  7. fixingmytoys

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    umm just use the USB cable that comes with the switch
     
  8. masagrator

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    But Switch doesn't come with USB-C cable.
     
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  9. fixingmytoys

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    umm yes it dose mine did ??
     
  10. masagrator

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    Mine not. And looks like most of people is the same as me.
    Did you bought new Switch? Refurbished? Used?

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    Just look at any unboxing. There is no USB-C cable
     
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    The pro controller comes with a usb-c cable. The switch itself not. But like the others mentioned before, a usb-c cable is really cheap.
     
  12. fixingmytoys

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    my switch was NEW day one unit , cable in the box i have like 3 usb-c now one i got ebay fr like $2 and one came with the pro
    if you get a sxpro you can use to test if your switch can be hacked and lots of phones come with a USB-c now
     
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  13. Godofcheese

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    Buy an IKEA USB C Cable, they are quite cheap and really good :)
     
  14. dudemo

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    If your Switch came with a USB-C cable with a removable power brick, it is not a factory charger for the Switch. The Switch came with a USB-C charging cable that did not have a removable brick. Similar to this one: https://www.walmart.com/ip/Nintendo...r-Plug-Wire-Cord-Nintendo-Switch-Ni/640119014
     
  15. fixingmytoys

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    got it from EBgames all Nintendo in Australia all factory, i tell you what lets have a silly troll war on gbtemp and also i am a SX user that normly helps get the ball rolling lol who cares
     
  16. ROMANREIGNS599
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    Sorry but this is a totally childish question I think. I have found one cable but it has a lightning sign on it, like flash logo, so is this one for charging?? Or can I use it as USB? My bro has it as one of the three cables in a pair in which he uses the other ones for charging phone using power bank.
     
  17. Jiehfeng

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    I thought patched units are unhackable currently. What's this about a cable?
     
  18. ROMANREIGNS599
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    No, mines in possibly patched category
     
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  19. fixingmytoys

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    dose it fit ?? then yes
     
  20. ZachyCatGames

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    Hell
    >Can afford $300 console
    >can’t afford a ~$10 cable
     
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