how do i install emunand to avoid a firmware update

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  1. daskrip
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    Is there a good guide out there for me to use? This isn't for a 3DS flash card, it's just so that I could play my copy of Pokemon X without updating. I have a DSTWO flash card and I want to use it to install emunand.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. djricekcn

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    Just turn off wifi if you want to avoid update.
    if you want to update emunand, just make sure firmware says GW on the setup before you go into internet update.
     
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    pokemon x doesn't work unless i update. that's why i need to use emunand. i don't know how to install it. i have a DSTWO, what next?
     
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    Can't get the Pokemon update on emunand ATM
     
  5. daskrip
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    what do you mean "the Pokemon update"? do you mean firmware 6.3? why wouldn't I be able to get that? I've been told I can do that. this is what i've been told:

    >To answer your question, you can play your retail copy Pokémon X. But not before you get a flashcart, install emuNAND and update the emuNAND to a firmware that would allow launching the game (I think with X/Y, it's 6.3 or higher).
     
  6. Queno138

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    I understand you're doing this to play Pokemon,
    but since it requires Emunand, I'll be partial-quoting myself.

    Do open the spoilers to look at the picture, to have a better understanding:


    Cheers!
     
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    ^ I think he may be referring to the v1.2 update of Pokemon, to fix the save glitch.
     
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    if it's that, he'll need access to eshop...





    .... which he won't have until GW patches for 7.2
     
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    Using non updated emunand will let you play pokemon, you can't download the eshop update even if you update emunand to 7.2 as eshop is broken, so you can play it offline no issues, but unless you downloaded the 1.2 update before 7.2 released you can't play online
     
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    >Now install whatever, enter Emunand

    How do I do this part?
     
  11. hippy dave

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    Download the Gateway 2.2 software from their site, decompress it. Copy the installer from the Blue Card folder onto your dstwo. Backup the contents of your 3ds's (big) sdcard to your computer, and copy gateway's launcher.dat to the root of the card. Put the card back in your 3ds.
    Run the installer from your dstwo on your 3ds. Go back to the system menu and enter system settings. Other settings, profile settings, ds profile. You should get to the Gateway menu. Format emunand. Now whenever you go to the Gateway menu you should be able to Boot Classic Mode, to enter emunand. Don't forget to copy the backed up files back to your sd card.
     
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    Did nobody else besides daskrip catch the fact the he doesnt own a gateway? He wants to play pokemon x without updating and without gateway. You need a gateway red card to enter thr gateway menu and format emunand right? Maybe not.... i dont know ive never tried to do it without the red card.

    If im right the simple answer bud..... you cant.
     
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    Yeah with a retail cart you can still play in classic mode
     
  14. Abcdfv

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    Nope, you only need a DS cart to enter EMuNAND, I've been doing it for months without a Gateway.

    OP, follow hippydaves instructions, but when it says "verified press a to continue" press home and exit dstwo instead. Also when you touch "ds profile" you have to hold L to get into the Gateway menu.
     
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    See i learned something new and cool. So apparently you can enter emunand classic without a gateway card. I know gateway mode itself now requires the red card to be inserted but didnt know about classic.

    I dont have to use classic only because i have a second always updated 3ds.
     
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    You don't have to hold L, it automatically goes to the gateway menu if you don't have a red gateway card inserted.
     
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    Oh, they changed it since b1? I could only get in by holding L, but haven't tried not to with 2.2
     
  18. hippy dave

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    I guess so, I've only had it since omega.
     
  19. daskrip
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    Thanks for this, but I don't get to the Gateway menu after touching "Nintendo DS Profile". I get an error that closes the software and makes the system restart. Do you know how to fix this?

    edit: I missed a step. Trying again.

    edit 2: Seems to be working! hippydave and abcdfv, thank you so much! You were clear and helpful hippydave. It's formatting now. If I have another issue with this I'll ask here again.

    edit 3: Okay, I'm able to boot classic mode. Now how do I play my retail Pokemon X? I wouldn't just switch cartridges while my 3DS is turned on, right?

    edit 4: I guess it's okay to remove and insert cartridges while the 3DS is on! I didn't know that before. Pokemon X seems to work. Wow.

    edit 5: The only problem I have now is choosing whether to play in English or Japanese to help me learn. >_< There's furigana in this, right?