Gateway 3DS no SD card reader.

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Xolima, Feb 18, 2015.

  1. Xolima
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    Hello, I have one quick question . My gateway 3DS just arrived and I don't own an SD card reader and the only SD card I have is the 3DS default one. I only have the time to go and buy one in the weekend. Is there anything I can do with the gateway 3DS without an SD card reader? Can I do anything with a micro SD reader ?

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  2. omgcat

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    if you have a microsd to sd card adapter you can use the microsd in the slot for the launcher.
     
  3. KEITH-IRL

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    Where did you get your gateway if u dont mind me asking
     
  4. NicEXE

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    You can dump your cartridge on your 3DS SD card. You can backup your cartridge save (if its a card1 type game) You can backup your NAND. And you can format emuNAND (but don't do it before you backup your SD contents first) The only thing you can't do is play games since that requires the roms to be on gateways microSD.
     
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    If you have a phone that uses SDmicro cards, you can copy your games by using your phone.
     
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    Yeah, he has a microSD reader, not a SD reader, so he can't really do much unless he has a microSD-> SD adaptor so he can put the launcher.dat file on there instead
     
  7. Xolima
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    Playmods.uk . they send from cyprus, good price, took 8 days to arrive. Not a single complaint. Thank you all for your answers, I guess I have to hurry and buy an SD reader. One final question, the SD has to be 4gig in order to backup sysnand ?
     
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    Do you have a laptop? They always have a built in SD card reader.
     
  9. sanin6

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    You could put the SD in a camera or something and copy the files over through USB.
     
  10. Xolima
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    Thanks a lot mate. I forgot about my camera.
     
  11. sanin6

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    :) no problem.