Injecting majora's mask save into retail cart

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    ive looked so much and can't find an answer to this question. I've been playing majora's mask rom file on gateway on a 4.5 sysnand 9.2 emunand 3ds xl. I'd like to inject the save file into a retail cart so I can play it on my non gateway N3dsxl which is on 9.4 sysnand. Is this remotely possible? The rom file was not obtained from the retail cart in question
     
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    You need access to a N3DS/XL on firmware 8.1~9.2.

    Export your save with savedatafiler.
    Import the save to the retail cart using NTR 2.1, NTR Save Plugin.
     
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    Appreciate the response but have some questions

    1. Why do I need to use datasavefiler? The save is just a regular gateway save. Sorry I'm not smart with this stuff

    2. Why must the new 3dsxl be between 8.1 and 9.2?
     
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    The gateway save is encrypted. Savedatafiler decrypts saves.

    New 3DS above firmware 9.2 are not exploitable.
     
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    Assuming he had a <9.2 n3DS, would this even work?

    Wouldn't there be 6.x/7.x save encryption issues since he originally played with sysNAND 4.5?
     
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    Oh didn't know gateway saves were encrypted as well. So basically even if I were to get the save file injected into the retail cart, my N3ds at 9.4 would read it as corrupt?
     
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    There would if he had been playing on a retail cart. But since he's using a rom he can easily decrypt the save with savedatafiler.
     
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    Ah, thanks for the clarification. I didn't know this issue only affected retail carts. Good to know.
     
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    So does 9.4 in the n3ds read the cart as having a corrupt save file? Even if it's decrypted and injected into the retail cart?
     
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    You can play it fine on 9.4, but you won't be able to inject it without an 8.1~9.2 N3DS.
     
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    Oh so you're basically saying I can't use my regular 3ds xl to inject the save into the cart? Only a N3dsxl
     
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    Yes, for NTR 2.1.
     
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    What if I go out to best buy, find a N3ds with 9.2, do all this with that one, then return the 9.2 N3ds xl. Will I then be able to play normally on my 9.4 N3ds?
     
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    I think most saves are region-specific, are they not?

    I was wondering, has anyone figured out how to region-change saves? Is this even possible? Thanks.
     
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    Oh man I almost forgot, the rom dump is EU... So I'm assuming there is no way to convert it to work on a U.S. cart?
     
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    I don't know anything about the region issue, but if it was US then yes you would be able to go buy a 9.2 n3ds, use it to move the save, and then no longer need it.

    Some saves (e.g. pokemon) can easily be moved between regions, some can with a little editing. You can test it by downloading a US rom of it and seeing if your save works with it.
     
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    doh! palm face
     
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    My save does not work with the US version of majoras mask. It just creates a new save file thinking there isnt one present
     
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    I change regions all the time with savedatafiler. I just rip the raw data from say the EU save and then make a dummy US save file and then transfer the data onto there.

    It worked for me with MM when I got the private EU release and a few days later got the scene release US