Expanding 3DS memory (not SD Card)

Discussion in '3DS - ROM Hacking, Translations and Utilities' started by Eric Skittles, Feb 3, 2017.

  1. Eric Skittles
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    Is this possible? if so, could someone walk me through on how to do it? :)
     
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    Why?
     
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    Download some. Can't link it here cause it's illegal. Search google :)
     
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    It'll be one of these threads, isn't it?
     
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    why's everyone being dumb about this?
     
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    what do you mean "Expanding 3DS memory" without using the SD card?
     
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    I think he means expanding on board memory and if he does, no, this is near on impossible. It would mean installing a new compatible nand chip
     
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    there's the NAND memory then the SD Card memory. I was just wondering if there was a way to add more? maybe by modding- as in getting a different chip or adding SD Memory to it? (merging the card and the system memory?)
     
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    Do you mean more storage on the 3DS?
    No you can;t. That be insane to try and do something like that.
     
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    Thank You. :mellow:
     
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    Well if he means use CTRNAND as a subsitute for SD card storage, that be nice. Kinda like how ps vita has internal memory storage withou memory card. I thought about this for just having like small VC games on hand without requiring SD card so least is still a playable system without SD, or least being able to install system tools like the NTR loader. Though i asked about this since luma can load from CTRNAND, i had hoped someone make it possible somehow. :unsure:
     
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    we can decrypt our Digital Signature on our own NAND backups only w/ the xorpads if its dumped beforehand, but we cant Re-sign it w/o the ability to forge that signature it even if you went out of teh way to surface-mount solder a larger capacity NAND chip it'd be pointless + all digital content is designed to only to install to SD or in DSiWare case only to TWLNAND (it maybe albeit pointless, possible to redirect twlnand storage to SD for more DSiWare, however.. to be honets a good chunk of the DSiWare library was shovelware. )

    w/o altering how digital editions of games install and make em install to CTRNAND instead no ones going to really look into any kind of way to make this possible at all. its a case of too much effort for too little gain.
    and if you ask "Why not make it so we can use whats allready available? you haveto realise the 3DS NAND in the case of an O3DS is roughtly under 1GB and N3DS is just lil over that. it' dbe enough to toss some small VC's but not Any actual game.