DIY Brick Recovery?

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by PaiiNSteven, Apr 23, 2016.

  1. PaiiNSteven

    PaiiNSteven Newbie

    My 3ds is softbricked; it gets into the home menu and doesnt do anything else. I cant open any apps or anything (because i tried to cartridge update instead of regular update, dumbass me ._ .). Would I be able to modify some sd card file so that it boots into Decrypt9 or OTPHelper, so I could undo said softbrick? Thanks :D
  2. jerrmy12

    jerrmy12 GBAtemp Regular

    Apr 8, 2016
    United States
    Use the recovery menu
  3. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine Suspended

    Sep 13, 2009
    United States
    Do you have A9LH installed and a NAND back-up? If you do, you can just CtrBootManager9 to boot into Decrypt9 and recover from your NAND back up.
  4. Magical Sheep

    Magical Sheep The Super Stylish Black Cat

    Jan 22, 2016
    United States
    The Metaverse
    Following what jerrmy12 said, if you hold A, R, L and up on the d-pad when you turn it on, the 3ds will go into recovery mode and you can update it to the newest version.
  5. PaiiNSteven

    PaiiNSteven Newbie

    I've tried that. Doesn't work either. :I
    Edit; I was pressing the wrong buttons! Thank GOD I can update my 3DS before the 10.8 update. Thank you everyone so much!
    Last edited Apr 23, 2016