Got a 128gb micro sd card for n3ds xl, can't get it to work

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  1. Xandrid
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    I got the 128gb micro sd card today formatted it to Fat32, but it doesn't work, can anyone help?
     


  2. nero99

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    what brand is it?
     
  3. ThisIsDaAccount

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    Make sure to format it to Fat32.
     
  4. Xandrid
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    Doesn't have a brand
     
  5. ThisIsDaAccount

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    If it doesn't have any brand on it, it might be defective. Try formatting to FAT32, and if that doesn't work then it's not going to (probably). If you have a PC, you'll need a program called 32formattergui, or something like that.
     
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    bestter question. does it say sdhc or u1 sdxc?
     
  7. ih8ih8sn0w

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    Where did you get it? You might have bought a knock off sd card...
     
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    sdxc

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    Dang it
     
  9. ThisIsDaAccount

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    It won't say sdhc if it's 128 gb, sdhc only goes up to 32 gb.
     
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    if you paid less than 40 for it, its most likely fake.

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    you must be new to fake cards. all fake brands that make fake 64gb or more label them as sdhc. some label them correctly as well.
     
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    Use this program on it:
    http://www.ridgecrop.demon.co.uk/index.htm?guiformat.htm

    If that doesn't work, you got scammed. Note that this deletes all files on the card.

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    Did you try it?
     
  12. Thunder Kai

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    Format it with Emunand9?
     
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    I formatted it using that program, it said done, now I'm transferring files, so I can boot it and see if it worked
     
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    Great, sounds good. If that doesnt work I really dont know what to tell you :(
     
  16. Xandrid
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    No problem, if it doesn't work oh well
     
  17. hyprskllz

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    Just curious, but can you post a pic of your msd, along with the case?
     
  18. Xandrid
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    Doesn't have a case, but alright

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    Actually it may be a while, my phone is taking a while to boot

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    And I kinda works, I can't install cia's
     
  19. hyprskllz

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    Don't worry, take your time. :)
     
  20. codezer0

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    Curious, why not use SDFormatter? Considering that program was made by the association that developed the SD card standard, after all.

    That's also one reason I was abhorrent to picking up a 128GB microSD for my Gateway-3DS's red cart. At the time, it would have been the only thing I could have used it in. At least now, I also can use it in my current phone. Though personally, if the 3DS portion of the DStwo Plus would have worked as advertised, I would have easily filled up a 128GB microSD on that setup.