Do I need to update? (CFW+HB Problem)

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Stephano, Mar 18, 2016.

  1. Stephano

    Stephano I love you Charlie

    Feb 18, 2016
    United States
    An anti-anime bunker
    I recently bought a used 3ds with firmware 8.1.0-4U and I was wanting to install CFW and many other utilities on it. However, My only method of accessing the homebrew menu is through OOTHax. When ever I try to enter the homebrew menu, it goes back to the 3ds main menu. OOTHax works fine on my 10.6 3ds so I am assuming it has to do with OOTHax payloads. Here are my questions.
    1.) do i need to update to the newest firmware and downgrade it to 9.2?
    2.) can i use a different payload with OOTHax to access the homebrew menu?
    3.) Or will I need cubic ninja because many guides use that in tutorials?

    Sorry if this is spam, i'm new to all of this.
  2. Manuel9181

    Manuel9181 GBAtemp Prosecutor

    May 26, 2015
    Just follow this guide. You'll be able to install a CFW and upgrade your sysNand to 9.2 without downgrading from the newest firmware.
    Last edited by Manuel9181, Mar 18, 2016
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