Downgrading My 3DS

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  1. SeanyPooh
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    Hello, thanks for taking the time to read my post! Anyway, every time I attempt to downgrade my 3DS to 4.point-whatever it always give me a fatal error after step 7 when downgrading. I have seen similar posts like this on different sites. I am really hoping someone can help me!
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    Just use gate way its easier, you dont need the gateway cart btw
     
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    I am using a Gateway.
     
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    use the unoffical gateway, without the actual gateway
     
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    That... That doesn't make sense at all :huh:
     
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    He means just the software without the card.
    At least I think that's what he means...
     
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    with or without the card, that would do the same.
     
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    Lol i mean without the gateway cart
     
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    It must be because you updated your console with a game cart. What is your actual firmware ?
     
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    Yes, I updated using Pokemon Alpha Sapphire. I am on 3DS Version 7.2.0-4U.
     
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    Do this :
    - Backup your sd card content
    - Go to the gateway menu and choose format emunand (if you already have one, make a backup with emunand tool first)
    - Use 3DNUS to download the 7.2.0-17U update (type 7.2.0-17 in title id and USA in version)
    - Once it's done put the 7.2.0-17 folder in your sd card root
    - Boot into your emunand and install all the cias with BigBlueMenu (use the "import all cias" options)
    - Restart your console and boot into your emunand again to make sure it works.
    - Backup your emunand with Emunand tool, and rename it NAND.bin
    - Flash it to your sysnand with the gateway menu (hold up while choosing the downgrade option)
    - Your sysnand will be on 7.2.0-17, and the downgrade should work.
     
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    So do I downgrade after getting on to 7.2.0-17?
     
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    Yes. :)
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    How do I setup BigBlueMenu?
     
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    More specifically do I load it as a ROM on my Gateway card?
     
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    Yes if you have the 3ds version. :)
     
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    Wait... when I tried to download the SYSNAND using 3DNUS it gives me a folder that is empty. I this normal?
     
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  20. VerseHell

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    Did you put 3DNUS and make_cdn_cia.exe in the same folder?