Backup all save data

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  1. colt05
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    Hello!
    I am going to do the DSiWareHax to downgrade my friend's 3DS. Is there a way to back up all of my save data using Luma3DS/A9LH before formatting my system so I can restore it after system transferring? Is this part of the NAND backup?
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    Make a nand backup and save the contents of your card to your computer.

    Just did that for an extra N3DS that I had lying around.
     
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    That has the save data in it? I want to get all my Miis and Face Raiders faces after formatting.
     
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    I believe so. I had all my save data from different games and was able to resume my gaming from there.
     
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    Great! Should I back up my SD before or after formatting the 3DS?
     
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    I always take out the sd card when it says it will be formatted. Did about three downgrades like that, and it preserved the data on it all the time.
     
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    Ok should I take everything off of the SD card except for the Luma3DS stuff like Luma3ds.dat and the payloads?
     
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    I took everything off the card. But that's just me
     
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    I have copied everything off of the card. After the system transfer the CFW and A9LH will still be there, I can install the CIAs I had, and everything will be back to normal?
     
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    After the procedure, you'd have to initialize your 3DS again, and then use Hourglass9/Decrypt9 to put the nand backup back onto the system. Everything will be intact!
     
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    ?
     
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    Go through the first set up of your 3DS - setting your name, date/time, and region settings. Just put whatever, and then go into Hourglass9/Decrypt9 to put your nand backup onto the system.
     
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    Oh I wasn't sure what you meant by initalize. Thanks! :D
     
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