Can I downgrade from 9.5 sysnand via hardware mod to 9.2 using a 9.2 emunand backup?

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  1. aurox
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    I have a regular 3ds that I updated to 9.5 I used to use gateway on it when sysnand was on 9.2 and I have backed up my 9.2 emunand, now I want to downgrade via the hardware mod to use cfw. I read before that emunand can be flashed onto the nand directly. Is this going to work or not?
     
  2. VerseHell

    VerseHell GBAtemp Psycho!

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    You can't flash an updated emunand, but you can flash a 9.0-9.2 emunand created from a 9.0-9.2 sysnand. :)
     
  3. aurox
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    It was created using 9.2 so I guess I can downgrade then. Thanks! :)
     
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    Did it work?
     
  5. thaikhoa

    thaikhoa GBAtemp Maniac

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    No, it won't work that way. Flashing emunand backup to sysnand will lead to a brick unless it's 8.1 emunand backup base on my experience.

    You can try to do that. Make sure you do a backup of your 9.5 sysnand first. Good luck.
     
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  6. Ronhero

    Ronhero Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die

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    This is correct

    8.1 was the last of a native firm so if you updated past 8.1 it wouldn't have worked for you. As @VerseHell said its all based on native firm at the time of setting up emunand. I also have ways of making emunand backups made on older versions work as well with some tinkering
     
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  7. hippy dave

    hippy dave Butts Butts Megabutts

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    Yeah if it comes to it you can inject FIRM files into an emunand backup to make it safe to flash to sysnand, I had to do this on my old3DS.
     
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