Downgrading N3DS.

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by SylasMc, Feb 5, 2016.

  1. SylasMc
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    Hey guys/gals,

    I've been out of the loop for a while and I just wanted to find out what the safest way to downgrade my N3DS is. It's on 9.9

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  2. zoogie

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    That's not a really safe system/firmware to downgrade. About 20% chance of brick.
    Safer options will likely emerge if you wait.
    "Just Google it noob", does not a community make.
     
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    search function...
     
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  6. zoogie

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    "I succeeded therefore others will experience success"
    That's some sort of logical fallacy but I don't know the name. :P

    Anyway, I've been following the downgrade scene since it's inception and there is a very real brick risk, even if you do everything correctly. Especially for N3DS.
    https://gbatemp.net/threads/simple-guide-to-downgrading-your-3ds.407888/ <-- the poll on that thread is very telling of the risk.
     
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  7. Dr. Dew

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    You can be your own believer man. The stuff people ask on this site can be found with a google search under 30 seconds. All the posts have become "hur dur im a noob spoon feed me downgrade".
     
  8. SylasMc
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    Thanks for you answers everyone! But this will be my second time downgrading my 3ds so im not exactly a "newb". Calm your shit.
     
  9. zoogie

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    I'm neither a believer on non-believer -- I have no horse in this race. I just don't like people to go into the risk of downgrading thinking they're invincible. Downgrading is dangerous as hell. That's a fact.
     
  10. Dr. Dew

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    Then use google since you are not a "newb".
     
  11. Diagamma

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    A lot less since julian20's build which installs safe mode first.
     
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  12. Dr. Dew

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    Well yeah but you run the risk of doing it, people complain on here when they brick like its the developers fault.
     
  13. zoogie

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    That may prevent a brick, but this failsafe also yields a 10.5 system. Which, to a dedicated pirate, is almost as bad. :P
     
  14. Diagamma

    Diagamma Newbie

    Well a 10.5 3ds is better than no 3ds. :3
     
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    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    Which can be downgraded via HARDMOD, which is the safest way to to downgrade anyhow. Hardmod = No BRICK RISK.
     
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