Home Menu Language Patching?

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  1. froggestspirit
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    froggestspirit D/P/Pt Demix Guy

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    I am currently using a japanese new2dsXL, and I decided to keep it JP for the online connectivity. I was looking into home menu patching, and have tried using the HomeMenu tool by @Asia81 . I replaced the "RomFS\message\JP_Japanese\menu_msbt_LZ.bin" with the english one, re-packed, installed the CIA, and got a crash. Next I tried decompressing the menu_msbt_LZ.bin, as well as the english one, and copied over all the entries, saved, re-compressed, re-packed, installed, still got a crash. I tried LayeredFS in Luma 8.1.1 for a safer approach, although that appeared to not load the patch (I put it in luma/titles/0004003000008202/romfs/message/JP_Japanese/menu_msbt_LZ.bin). I've seen a video of this being done before, so is there any insight to getting this to work? Bonus points if I can get the system settings to translate too.
    In a nutshell, I'm trying to make my 2DSxl as english as possible without actually region changing it.
     
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    or just learn to read the few dialogues that you'll ever need and be done with it xD
    I got two jp consoles and it's not that bad to be honest
     
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    froggestspirit D/P/Pt Demix Guy

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    It's not really the issue, as I can navigate the menus pretty well, but just for the aesthetic I suppose.
    Here's the video I found by @Februarysn0w
    And it links to this tutorial https://gbatemp.net/threads/tutorial-edit-the-homemenu.424449/
    I'll try again since I noticed I didn't re-encrypt the home menu cia after (Though I thought that wouldn't matter with luma)
     
  4. Ryccardo

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    It does, system titles must be encrypted
    What connectivity? If you're thinking about multiplayer, there's no problem with region changing afaik (the eShop account is the obstacle)
     
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    froggestspirit D/P/Pt Demix Guy

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    I retried with encrypting it, and i still got an error. Restoring my nand backup again lol
    Mainly games like pokemon which i plan to play in english anyways, but i figured the updates would be seamless if eshop isnt broken
     
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    Hi : ) Could you tell me the title id for US homemenu CIA. Is that same as new3ds homemenu title ID?
     
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    If you can't get this to work, consider creating an emunand, region changing the emunand, and then just booting directly into emunand (or swapping sysnand and emunand).
     
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    froggestspirit D/P/Pt Demix Guy

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    Hey! You made the video! The US menu is 0004003000008F02
    And the jp one is 0004003000008202
    Im pretty sure theyre the same between o3ds and n3ds

    Also, i dont want to make an emunand, its not really useful for my purpose as it would still give the same limitations as region changing sysnand
     
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    but when you update your firmware you will get update error, so you need to re-install original homemenu -> update your 3ds -> re-editing newly installed homemenu CIA.
     
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    Here is a download link for some system software Luma patches that can translate JPN 3DS to English.
    I made them because I'm a Chinese and I don't Japanese :)They are tested on my JPN new3DS.
    But these only the software, not the Home Menu.
    Hope These patches can help you :P
    https://mega.nz/#F!lQZihRDZ!XMrfTsgO0AQeWJ0vXtINpw
     
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    froggestspirit D/P/Pt Demix Guy

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    These are pretty nice! Although when I go to the system settings, and click other settings, it crashes. Other than that, this is good for the built in titles