How to Install Luma3DS CFW? I don't get it :(

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  1. MissYumi
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    Hi everybody,

    I am thinking about to install Luma3DS and I have two 3DS. One old and one new 3DS. Actually I have gateway emunand on both and menuhax which loads homebrew launcher to load gateway emunand.
    I have Firmware 9.2 on both.

    So I am new to this and I don't understand the whole process of getting a CFW installed. I read the Luma3DS wiki but I only see upgrade manuals no complete guide. I don't have ARN. ARN = AuReiNand???

    I also want / need the A9LH hack.

    So does anybody have a complete step by step guide?

    Thank you!
     
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    The go-to guide on all things CFW/A9LH
    https://github.com/Plailect/Guide/wiki
    Just want to make sure you know that Gateway doesn't work with A9LH yet but they claim it will soon™.
    AuReiNAND is the original name for Luma3DS. All guides referring to ARN will still work with Luma3DS.
     
  5. MissYumi
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    Thanks for the quick replies. There will be RedNAND installed in this guide. So I should start with fresh formatted SD card right?? Looks like a long way to get this CFW. Do you recommend Luma3DS? Or other question why do you use Luma3DS?
     
  6. Temarile

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    Yeah, best start with a fresh formatted sd card, big enough to suit your needs (32GB is plenty for the average user).

    I'd recommend Luma3DS. It has everything you need. It patches all things that you could want (gba, ds, signature), it is very stable, it has weekly updates (unlike rxtools which hasn't been updated since February), it is very customisable (your own splash screens!) and it supports A9LH ofcourse. And it's very easy to use!
     
  7. MissYumi
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    I've read that the guide (Plailect) recommends or requires a non touched 3DS device, but I installed Homebrewlauncher for example. Is this a problem?? How to manage this?
     
  8. Temarile

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    It does not require an unmodded device, it's just recommended. Just read rednand as your Emunand and do it like the guide says. The guide also points you were to start.
     
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    @MissYumi Advice follow the guide word for word. Dont deviate or try to save time this will take possibly hours to setup but it will be well worth it. Start with a clean Desktop and formatted 3DS.
     
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    Do note, though, that Gateway doesn't currently support A9LH, and you will need an entirely separate 9.2 emunand just to boot it until they release their A9LH boot solution.
     
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  11. Skyreith

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    Sorry for thread-jacking, I've a quiestion; I'm confused.

    I have a 3DS @ 9.8 sysNAND, and I have Gateway. But the 3DS isn't hacked. Is it safe to hack, and what's the best recommended method?

    And to note, Gateway already has support for A9LH