Downgrading Pokemon X/Y 3DS XL

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  1. Lazerith
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    Lazerith GBAtemp Regular

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    I would like to be able to access gateway wherever I want, even without having an internet connection. So I have a question.

    Will I be able to downgrade a 3ds system that was firmware 6.1 out of the box to 4.5? I have the Pokemon X/Y 3DS XL but I don't want to have to keep using the web exploit for gateway.
     
  2. Apache Thunder

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    As long as you have the correct region downgrade file for your console, you can downgrade any 3DS or 3DS XL. You can not however downgrade a 2DS or a N3DS. So in your case you can downgrade since it's just a normal XL unit. ;)
     
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    just remember to take a nand dump before you do it ....just in case, although i haven't heard anyone at all get bricked by it, its always smart to have a escape route
     
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    I successfully downgraded my 3ds. Now I am in the gateway menu but even when I have my gateway card in the system, it wont recognize it and still says "insert gateway 3ds card to boot into gateway mode." I had used it with the newer firmware though.
     
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    using the 3.0.1 launcher.dat?
     
  6. Lazerith
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    Thanks. I was using the 2.7 launcher.dat on my gateway that had been updated 3.0.1. XD I didn't realize that was what I was doing.
     
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