Can I remove the .CIA file after installing it?

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  1. ELok
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    Simple question really, after installing a .cia file on my 3DS's emunand, can I delete the .cia file on my SD card to save space
     
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  2. Ronhero

    Ronhero Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die

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    Yes
     
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  3. djalmafreestyler

    djalmafreestyler GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Yes, your games will be installed in Nintendo 3DS folder, you can delete all .cia after installed of your sd.

    And to uninstall games you just go in Data Management in emuNAND, never in sysnand or your installed cias, saves will be deleted.
     
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    if you delete it off your computer, is it still safe?
     
  5. RemixDeluxe

    RemixDeluxe GBAtemp Psycho!

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    The only .cia files worth holding on to are for DLC.

    For example, if you pay for Mewtwo on Super Smash Bros for 3DS but you want to pirate the rest of the DLC it will get deleted when you visit the eShop. So you want to keep it handy to reinstall after each visit to the eShop depending how often you need to go.
     
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