How can I downgrade DSiWare?

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  1. Scorchy
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    Hello, so I have one 3DS XL 4.1 with emuNAND 11.1 (Gateway 3DS + rxTools CFW) and I just bought a N3DS on 11.0.0-33U.

    So I heard there was a way to do the downgrade through a game called fieldrunners and I'm very interested in that since it doesn't involve hardmod. But since my O3DS is only on 4.1 sysNAND and already has emuNAND I have no idea where to start so I would like someone to explain me what I need to do or refer me to a good noob-proof guide so that I won't mess things up..

    Also, I'm planning to install Luma3DS with A9LH after downgrade but I have absolutely no experience with it and I would like to know how I can convert my current emuNAND that I use with Gateway 3DS on my O3DS to the N3DS (Have my cias, gba games, streetpass, etc. transfered).

    So yea, I'm really confused so I would really need some help, just want to know the easiest way to do the downgrade and have my old emuNAND on the N3DS after...

    Thanks.
     
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    Somebody told me you can downgrading with emuNAND, but I suggest to go A9LH + Luma3DS on your OLD 3DS XL.
    Since rxTools is outdated, abandon, and no longer support.
    https://github.com/Plailect/Guide/wiki
    After that, following this guide to downgrade your N3DS.
    https://github.com/Plailect/Guide/wiki/DSiWare-Downgrade

    PS. Since you have GW, you still can use it with A9LH: http://gbatemp.net/threads/tutorial-using-luma3ds-with-gateway-on-v2-a9lh.431691/
    Although I'm not suggesting to do, since Gateway sysNAND mode has a flow, which can make you lose A9LH or bricked: https://gbatemp.net/threads/stuck-w...a9lh-luma-after-download-play-gateway.444674/
     
  4. Scorchy
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    I know, sorry, title was kinda misleading but can't change it now..

    Ok so basically I install A9LH and Luma3DS on my O3DS and then I go buy Fieldrunners in Luma3DS through E-Shop, do the DSiWare downgrade, and then do another downgrade to 9.2 then install A9LH and Luma3DS on the N3DS. That's what I should do?

    Will I keep my old emuNAND when installing Luma3DS on the O3DS? And how will I get it on the N3DS afterward?

    Also is it better to do it on 11.0 or should I upgrade to 11.1 because the process looks pretty hard and long :/
     
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    Double Post sorry
     
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  6. nechigawara

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    You can merge your EmuNAND, although most of yout GBA-VC save will lost, must back up its save before hand: https://github.com/Plailect/Guide/wiki/Move-EmuNAND
    Just following A9LH guide, it should tell you what to do if you have EmuNAND and it will take you to the link above to merge it.

    Also, you can keep using EmuNAND with Luma3DS, although I'm not suggesting to.

    PS. You can do it on 11.0, don't need to move to 11.1 for extra works.
     
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