How long does the A9LH tutorial take if you already have an EmuNAND?

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  1. Khangaroo
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    192.168.1.3 (don't ddos me!)
    I'm going to consider A9LH after I buy a/find my charger.
     


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    For me, as a noob, it took around 4 hours all in all, with Emunand, at the time being rxTools (now Luma3DS)
     
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    Looks like this is going to be a weekend project, then.
     
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    It's worth the time, plus you can use splash screens and a 100% boot rate. Very quick and quite minimal imo.
     
  5. VaiCorunthians

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    3 or 4 h on n3ds :unsure:
     
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    1-2 hours
     
  7. regnad

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    Yeah, it takes a lot longer than you might think the first time, especially if you're being very very very careful. Which you should be.

    If you have EmuNAND with a huge SD card and a zillion games installed, the SD backing up and restoring part will also take a while.

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    No way a first timer should be doing this in one hour. Maybe it took you an hour the second or third time, but one hour is careless.
     
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    First timer, 4 hours xD
     
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  10. jerrmy12

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    Backup sysnand and emunand, backup formatted emunand, downgrade and flash it to sysnand, get otp and flash a backup
    Not that hard, took an hour and 30 minutes or 2 hours

    First time
     
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    If it really does take that long, then there should be an A9LH install speedrun at SGDQ! xD
     
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    4 hours is accurate, if you follow the steps carefully, as you should, there's a lot of backing up of NANDs, and transfers aren't fast, depending on your SD card. I guess it's not optimal when using the default SD cards. I have 5 3DSes, and so it was a 2 day period, on and off. Definitely worth it.
     
  13. regnad

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    Well, again, that's for someone who is familiar with the process, and also that's if nothing strange happens.

    A first timer really should be carefully reading and rereading the instructions.
     
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    If it's an O3DS, it might take around 2~3 hours. If it's an N3DS then it might take 3~4 hours (OTPHelper has to validate files and patch the NCSD header which takes longer). If time is a problem for you, try doing Step 4 in one day and Step 5 in another, although Step 5 is relatively fast if you wanna' do the backups at a later point.
     
  15. A_Random_Guy

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    Almost a month for me but i used the old tutorial

    So this isn't relevant for now
     
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    wow that sd card must be slow
     
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    It took me about a month to contemplate whether it'd be success full or not due to the brick rate and things, even though I only own O3DS's
     
  18. A_Random_Guy

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    Read my edit :P. I got softbricked because of my user error. So it took a month to finish installing A9LH. Newer one should be better and safer.
     
  19. regnad

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    I'm all for this! We should have tournaments, everyone with the same stock 3DS, same PC, same downgrading software already on it.
     
  20. proflayton123

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    What is SGDQ ? Sounds fun, although quite exhilarating