[HELP] 3DS backlight flickering? How to prevent?

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  1. proflayton123
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    Hii, so I installed A9LH + Luma3DS on my n3DS XL, everything is fine,

    Although the light at the top screens keeps kinda flickering and getting brighter and dimer, have disabled auto-brightness, is this usual for it to happen? If not, id wonder how to get it normal - my O3DS XL has never had this problem before.. unless its just how n3DS's are?

    Thanks everyone whilst reading~
     
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    I have already disabled it, would it be something to do with screen init? :P
     
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    I just realised you disabled it, and it might be, I haven't had this issue anymore since I disabled the auto-brightness on my n3ds.
     
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    Sounds like a faulty unit.
     
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    ughhh. if that is the cause, then. I guess ill live with it, don't want to take it back now as thats the only thing doubting me using it. oh well, thanks people~
     
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    I have the same problem with my N3DS too, it seems to happen less when you have the brightness higher for me.
    Why do I always have problems with my device's screens!? :'(
     
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    welp im glad im not the only one, having said troubles. - I hate having the brightness high, thus always having it on the lowest setting, hurts my eyes ><
     
  9. leonmagnus99

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    i had alot of flicker and shininess glare issues with my n3ds xl and it solved/fixed by itself.

    that happened to me back in the menuhax days.
     
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    :o how did you get it to fix? its still quite new..
     
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    my issue was way worse than yours, i once clapped the 3ds lid hard accidentally, i had it for about a month or so and i was like oh damn i wrecked my n3ds xl already.

    but thankfully there was nothing, but after some weeks of use i saw the 3d messing up completely turning the 3ds top screen very shiny and f**gly looking.

    so i turned it off and i pulled out the battery of its back, placed battery back in and then it was fixed!
     
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    hmm, so taking out the battery, placing it back inside is essentially a solution? :)
     
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    try it out, it wont hurt xD maybe it was luck for me.

    but trust me your issue is mild compared to the one i once had by 3d effect i mean i did not even have the slider up.

    upon booting my ds ,the top screen would just turn shiny and looking so bad, couldnt look at it for a minute.
    so i removed the battery as someone suggested to me, it happened a long time ago.

    and it actually did fix for me, i put battery out for a while and then placed it back in.
    did not turn on for a while and then turned it back on and it solved my issue.
     
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    Im glad to hear it helped the issue you had with it, ill try it out soon, thanks!~
     
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    good luck, and give your DS much love.
    i love mine, best handheld ever !

    i own 3 (og,ogXL and n3dsXL) and i would want a regular n3ds too with colored buttons it so seksi, but i got no bucks since i am unemployed.. so the 3 i have atm are sufficient.
    only my ogXL is worn down.. it was a 'used' condition when i bought it, but my og3ds/n3dsXL both new when i bought.
    i love all 3 equally though.

    again good luck, and take care OvOb.
     
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    Thank you~ i will do c:

    I own.. 3 o3DS XLs, 1 2DS, and 1 n3DS XL.. all bought brand new ofc. thanks again and you too!~
     
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    hack 'em all good will ya ? i wouldnt mind owning a 2DS ,so i could at least use my Circle Pad grips that i bought off CyberGadget from Amazon.
    as when i put them on my ds'es and close the lid it presses against the top screen and i am paranoid and protective so i never keep em on and thats a hassle , i rarely use them because of laziness and the usage, having to press it down on my circle pad makes me think the pressure i apply will break the circle pad.

    so a 2DS would have no issues with those awesome Grips, they feel awesome but on my 3ds'es they are hassly to keep putting them on/off due to paranoia XD

    edit: forgot to ask, why do you own 3 (3DS XL's) .. ? you share 'em with family or ..?
     
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    They're all A9LH'ed, also, I may get a circle pad pro, when I can be bothered :P - I like collecting 3ds's
     
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    Happened to me a few days ago, it went away on its own after a day.