Copy Savegame to cartridge

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  1. noX1609
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    noX1609 B9S freak ;)

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    Hi,

    i started playing Pokemon Sun as a installed cia File. Now i would like to play the game with the cartridge but i don't want to loose my savegame.

    Is there a possibilty to transfer the Savegame from the installed Version to the cartridge? Because normally they are stored on the cartridge and if i want to use it with the card i have to copy it there right?

    My console is a New 3DS XL with a9lh, updated Sysnand 11.2 and the latest version of Luma.

    Thanks in advice for help :)
     
  2. Jao Chu

    Jao Chu GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Just dump the CIA save file with savedatafiler and re-import it to "CTR CARD". Apparently you can use JK save manager too, but personally i don't see an improvement over the official nintendo app. If it's good enough for game devs, its good enough for us homebrewers...

    It works vice versa, too. I've done it many times. But if your CIA and cartridge are different regions, it won't work. Region must stay the same, i believe.
     
  3. KunoichiZ

    KunoichiZ GBAtemp Guru

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    Install JKSM CIA -> Insert Sun cart -> Go to SD/CIA and choose Pokemon Sun -> Export Save -> enter a name for the backup -> Go to main menu and choose Cartridge -> Import Save -> Choose backup you just made.

    I can confirm this works as I am now playing my Sun save on my cart.

    @Jao Chu Pokemon games are region free now. I personally haven't tested it but it should theoretically work between regions.
     
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  4. noX1609
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    noX1609 B9S freak ;)

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    Thanks for your quick help! :)
     
  5. Jao Chu

    Jao Chu GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    If you're getting strange errors such as "save data is corrupted" try deleting the "secure value" for pokemon sun.
     
  6. evandixon

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    SDF is made for developers who want to test things, JKSM is made for users who want to easily manage their saves.
    JKSM does that automatically.
     
  7. Jao Chu

    Jao Chu GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Being a homebrew app, my personal opinion is that an official nintendo app would be safer to use. I still use devmenu to install my CIA's too, but hey, each to their own.