Downgrade the 3ds?????

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  1. molotof1
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    Hello. Can someone tell me how can i downgrade my 3ds?
    Can i do it by formatting my 3ds?
     
  2. SifJar

    SifJar Not a pirate

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    The 3DS cannot be downgraded at this time.
     
  3. Pong20302000

    Pong20302000 making notes on everything

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    have have to have already made a NAND backup with the 3DS to be able to return to it
     
  4. soulrazor

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    For now you can't unless you have a nand dump from YOUR 3ds before the upgrade(using another 3ds nand dump will render it useless)
     
  5. ichichfly

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    You can downgrade if you have a NAND backup with the Version you want to downgrade to. Or access to the I/O register of the 3DS you want to downgrade.
     
  6. Rockstead

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    Does a NAND backup require soldering a JTAG type device? Or is it done through software after the Gateway is installed?

    Is there a non soldering plug and play type solution?
     
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    You have to of done the NAND Backup before you updated and if you actually did a NAND Backup before updating, you would know that it lets you downgrade, so everyone's advice seems pretty pointless.
    In short, No you cannot downgrade your 3DS, so no gateway for you sucka!
     
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  9. pasc

    pasc GBATemps official GBA Freak

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    BTW:
    Since I've been wondering this:

    What'd happen if you wrote another 3DS Backup to your 3DS.
     
  10. ov3rkill

    ov3rkill GBAtemp Maniac

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    in a cardboard box
    ^bricked 3DS.
     
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    wahooo u the winer !!! u the 10 000th to ask same question without research !!!
    u win 1$ coupon discount for free pizza ... lucky u !
     
  12. Chaldron

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    It'd be bricked. Two 3DS, while they may look the same, cannot run each others backup. The only "exploit" I saw in that thread would be that you take a NAND backup, system transfer your eShop games and such to another 3DS, and then flash your NAND backup, creating 2 copies of the game.
     
  13. pasc

    pasc GBATemps official GBA Freak

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    Sure, we *know* it would be bricked...

    Howver , bricked as in:

    not turning on again,

    or bricked as:

    not turning on again, yet still able to flash your previoulsy created nand back ?
     
  14. profi200

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    With a hardware dump method it is impossible to fully brick your 3DS. You can always write a good image back.
     
  15. pasc

    pasc GBATemps official GBA Freak

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    like i thought.