Homebrew How to use a fake Amiibo without an NFC phone?

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Hello, I want to use a copy of my Amiibo without having to take them out of the box.
I want to use them on Switch, I know there are methods (for example Joy Con Droid) using the NFC screen of a smartphone, but my phone does not have an NFC screen.
I would like to know what other methods I could use. I have a New Nintendo 3DS, which I don't know is an option.
With what method could I use my amiibo on Switch? Thanks.

PS: I don't know what prefix I should use for this topic since it is a question, thanks.
 

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Afaik there is no software that turns your N3DS into an Amiibo emulator. However, since JoyCon Droid basically turns your smartphone into a bluetooth controller (therefore accepting the data your phone sends via bluetooth as if it was sent by an actual controller), you'd not even need an NFC enabled phone. All you need are Amiibo .bin files to select whenever you are prompted to place on on your controller. What you cannot do is dump those files yourself using your phone, which would be the somewhat legal way of obtaining them. Since you don't want to take your Amiibo out of the box, dumping the files yourself is not an option regardless, because you obviously cannot scan an Amiibo figure without harming the box in some way.
 
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install this

https://gbatemp.net/threads/tesla-the-nintendo-switch-overlay-menu.557362/

Then this

https://github.com/XorTroll/emuiibo

You'll have Tesla, a hidden menu. After a reboot, hold down L and DPad Down and push on the right joy stick to bring up Tesla at any time. Navigation works as you imagine it. Then you select Emuibo, select your bin file and anytime you try to scan an amiibo in game it will intercept it and scan the selected amiibo bin.

Use this to get bin files..
https://github.com/CompSciOrBust/Amiigo

All this stuff is on the HB App store as well.
 

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Emuiibo with Tesla can do it natively using a overlay. Ill get links


Plus, joycan droid does not need nfc.
Afaik there is no software that turns your N3DS into an Amiibo emulator. However, since JoyCon Droid basically turns your smartphone into a bluetooth controller (therefore accepting the data your phone sends via bluetooth as if it was sent by an actual controller), you'd not even need an NFC enabled phone. All you need are Amiibo .bin files to select whenever you are prompted to place on on your controller. What you cannot do is dump those files yourself using your phone, which would be the somewhat legal way of obtaining them. Since you don't want to take your Amiibo out of the box, dumping the files yourself is not an option regardless, because you obviously cannot scan an Amiibo figure without harming the box in some way.

But Joy Con Droid does not appear in my Play Store (because it does not have NFC). How can I install Joy Con Droid in my phone?

On the other hand, I would like to know if I can get the .bin of the amiibo that I have in box, on the internet. You said no, but it would be as easy as searching the net for the .bin of my amiibo saved in the box, right?
 

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install this

https://gbatemp.net/threads/tesla-the-nintendo-switch-overlay-menu.557362/

Then this

https://github.com/XorTroll/emuiibo

You'll have Tesla, a hidden menu. After a reboot, hold down L and DPad Down and push on the right joy stick to bring up Tesla at any time. Navigation works as you imagine it. Then you select Emuibo, select your bin file and anytime you try to scan an amiibo in game it will intercept it and scan the selected amiibo bin.

Use this to get bin files..
https://github.com/CompSciOrBust/Amiigo

All this stuff is on the HB App store as well.

But I don't have my Switch modified to load Homebrew, nor do I have any CFWs on my Switch.
 

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You can order them online they come in either cards or tokens, but way cheaper. If your willing to wait for shipping from China or wherever lol I did for Diablo III on Switch because quite frankly I didn't want the action figure just the stuff it unlocked.
 

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And there is no way to do something now directly? So you don't have to wait until next week to buy on Amazon.

you can try what mike said, but you need a nfc phone for ntag215 if you want to write to the tag, the powersaves powerags writer act like a nfc writer for the powertags,
 

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you can try what mike said, but you need a nfc phone for ntag215 if you want to write to the tag, the powersaves powerags writer act like a nfc writer for the powertags,

But I do not have a powertag nor do I know what it is, I could only buy it and would have to wait until next week to receive it.
I would like something to be able to do right now.

Joy Con Droid does not work on my Android phone.
I can also access an iPhone (I don't know if there will be any method using iPhone).
I don't have NFC cards or NFC stickers.
 

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Could I substitute the information of an amiibo figure that I already have open? I mean, turn one amiibo figure into another.
 

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But I do not have a powertag nor do I know what it is, I could only buy it and would have to wait until next week to receive it.
I would like something to be able to do right now.

Joy Con Droid does not work on my Android phone.
I can also access an iPhone (I don't know if there will be any method using iPhone).
I don't have NFC cards or NFC stickers.

I'm not suggesting flashing tags. You can buy sets online. Already made.

The reason joycon droid isn't on the play store is because ITS NOT ON THE PLAY STORE.

How do you know it won't work on your phone?

TRY IT.

YOU DO NOT NEED NFC. AT ALL

Did you google DOWNLOAD JOYCONDROID APK?

You need developer options and install unsigned apk activated on your phone.

Google it.

Powersaves are sold at GameStop.

GOOGLE IT

Amiiqo/n2 is sold online

Or modify your console.

That's your options.
 
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I'm not suggesting flashing tags. You can buy sets online. Already made.

The reason joycon droid isn't on the play store is because ITS NOT ON THE PLAY STORE.

How do you know it won't work on your phone?

TRY IT.

YOU DO NOT NEED NFC. AT ALL

Did you google DOWNLOAD JOYCONDROID APK?

You need developer options and install unsigned apk activated on your phone.

Google it.

Powersaves are sold at GameStop.

GOOGLE IT

Amiiqo/n2 is sold online

Or modify your console.

That's your options.


I installed it on my phone but the app says it doesn't work on my smartphone.
 

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