how can i get my 8.1(J) n3DS onto 9.2?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by ext23, Jan 19, 2016.

  1. ext23

    ext23 Member

    Mar 15, 2009
    is there any safe way to do this without OOT/cubic ninja?

    can i just install the official 10.x OTA firmware and then use the instructions in this thread?
  2. CrispyYoshi

    CrispyYoshi GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Mar 20, 2010
    United States
    Unless you already own a game card that can update your system to a firmware at or over 9.2 firmware, you have no choice but to buy a game card (or sky3ds flashcart)

    OoT and CN directly to 9.2 are your safest choices, but if you update past 9.2, you are risking having only one chance to successfully downgrade unless a better downgrading method comes out, which I don't think will happen anytime soon.