how to block updates

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by aos10, Oct 23, 2013.

  1. aos10
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    aos10 ❤ Zelda ❤\(^o^)/

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    hi
    soon i am going to buy 3DS XL , and i am going to give my little brother my OG 3DS
    its on 6.1 , but i don't want to update it anymore
    but, every time i turn on the 3DS i see the update messege
    how to get rid of it ?
    even when i am not connecting ti internet
     
  2. jastolze

    jastolze GBAtemp Fan

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    Unless you know where the update file lays, then your best bet is to format the SD card that came with your 3DS. If you have games stored on there, don't do a format. (Unless they're games you don't care about)
     
  3. nukeboy95

    nukeboy95 Old skool member

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    The left side
  4. aos10
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    aos10 ❤ Zelda ❤\(^o^)/

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    i am going to do that
    when i buy the XL, i will do the transfer function from OG to XL
    i have some games i bought it from store

    then i format the SD card


    but even that, update will still come

    hmmm, i will see that
     
  5. chaosdarkneo

    chaosdarkneo GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Turn on parental controls. i believe it prevents accidental updating by requiring a code to be entered before you can update.
     
  6. IronClouds

    IronClouds GBAtemp's Pokébro

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    This would help if the update hadn't already been downloaded, but he just wants to get rid of the prompt to update since the update's downloaded, just needs to install.
     
  7. Arnold0

    Arnold0 GBAtemp Fan

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    Parental controls sadly don't block updating :\ I just tryed on my 6.3 3DS to add parental control, without any thing enabled on it, it prevents fomatting the system, but updating is still possible, without asking for the code (The 3DS ended saying no updates avalliable, and it never asked for the code).
     
  8. Sicklyboy

    Sicklyboy ~I have crippling depression~

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    Big difference between checking for an update and initiating one. The 3DS doesn't require you do to anything to check for an update, but it will block you from initiating an update once one is found.
     
  9. pelago

    pelago Member

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    When you do the system transfer, both consoles will be updated to the latest firmware anyway, so you won't be able to keep the 3DS on 6.1.
     
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