Any way to check the Serial number for the system with homebrew?

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  1. Mr.ButtButt
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    I went through the a9lh process last night with my 3ds and during one of the steps my 3ds showed the serial number. I need to get the number for my other o3dsxl that lost it's serial number.

    Anyone know a way to get it?
     
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    You could use GodMode9 to dump the SecureInfo_A and open it in a text editor (it's just text) to get the serial, IIRC.

    One thing though: if you've used CFW to swap to a different one (e.g. to region change) that won't help you much.
     
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    i region changed but never swapped the secure info_A. I actually did the secureinfo_C way.
    if that doesnt help, i can always restore a nand backup
     
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    There's a second serial number under the battery.
     
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    Grabbing your Info_A should be fine then.
     
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    i bought my o3ds from a refurbishing seller on ebay. all the serial numbers were removed. an invalid serial number was on the back though.

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    do you know what line it should be under?
     
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    It's at the very end of the file. If you open it in Notepad or some text editor, you'll notice it right away.
     
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    Another option is to run Decrypt9, specially the maintenance option --> System Info.
     
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    I remember opening up the Official Config SDK app on my N3DS once and finding that the serial number is displayed in the top right of the screen, I think it was.
    Maybe that could help you find your serial quickly?
     
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    ^This.
     
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    The decrypt9 option was the easiest, but i'd already gotten it with the secure info xP
    thank you guys!
     
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    That's a huge red flag that tells me it's a stolen unit...
     
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    (off-topic)
     
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