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  1. Josephblok
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    So my gf's brothers updated my n3ds to 11.4 I guess by mistake but ever since then it's been constantly freezing up to the point where it doesn't even boot up when I turn it on unless if I hold select and go to the luma3ds configuration. But every game I play or anything it just freezes and idk what to do anymore how do I downgrade if it doesn't even boot up or do I need to get a new 3ds? Like at this point I feel like it's not usable anymore since it's been on 11.4
     
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  2. Benja81

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    2 things, 1)have you updated to the newest Luma version? 2)Do you have a nand backup?
     
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    Ive been trying to figure out how to find or use a nand backup and how do I update luma since it doesn't even boot up?
     
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    You would have had to make a nand backup before now, so if you have not then too late for that unfortunately. To update Luma you will have to do it manually since you can't boot. Download the latest files, and copy to your sd card.

    https://github.com/AuroraWright/Luma3DS
     
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    What do I do after that? I just turn on the 3ds? I mean it turns on its just it freezes about 90% of the time
     
  6. RHOPKINS13

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    It sounds like you already had A9LH set up, perhaps you should try updating it, as well as your Luma3DS payload.

    Do you have your OTP.bin file? (It MUST be the one generated from your console, using someone else's will cause a BRICK!) If so, follow the directions under "Updating A9LH" on 3ds.guide. If you have the right files on your microSD card, you should be able to boot the SafeA9LHInstaller by holding down when you turn the power on.
     
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    Yes, and would update a9lh as well as pointed out by rhopkins.
     
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    I'll give it a go then as soon as I can use the pc
     
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    I can't find the OTP.bin file anywhere, am I screwed without it?
     
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    Check this thread, https://gbatemp.net/threads/question-about-otp-bin.457402/
    Looks like you dont really need it unless you one day needed to do a fresh a9lh install on the same 3ds, say if you sent your 3DS to Ninty or something thus having to remove a9lh first. You could then use the otp.bin to install a9lh again without having to downgrade to 2.1 firmware first to obtain it. Since you already have a9lh, don't need it for this purpose.
     
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    So I updated the luma but it is still freezing up and stuff, am I doing something wrong? does 11.4 fuck over the 3ds or something?
     
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    Not that I have heard, I'm also on 11.4 on a n3ds and have no issues. Could be an issue with your sd card.
     
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    You updated Luma, but did you update A9LH?

    Are you using Sysnand or Emunand? It may be your SD card, especially if you're using emunand.

    If not, who knows, maybe it's just a faulty 3DS?
     
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    Im currently updating A9hl so hopefully that does it if not ill try to get another sd if not then I'll just have to say goodbye to my ds haha
     
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    So hey I updated Luma and now I get this crash shit happening is there a way to stop that? Cause the 3ds boots up and stuff but then that crash occurs
     

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    Yeah, my suggestion would be to do a CTRTransfer of 11.3 then update again
     
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    Mind showing me a guide on how to do that? And does it work in 11.4?
     
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    Can't on 11.4
     
  19. Benja81

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    Can you get to the chain loader if you hold start on boot?
     
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    Yes